Though best known as the author of two of the earliest Beat novels (Who Walk in Darkness and The Bold Saboteurs), Chandler Brossard (1922-93) displayed his exuberant imagination best in the shorter works he wrote during the second half of his life, all of which are collected here. Ranging from a surrealistic anti-Vietnam War novella to a folksy walking tour of a Kafkaesque Amerika, these seven works form a perfect introduction to one of the most daring writers of postwar America.aquot;Hmm. Man, thata#39;s bad, real bad.aquot; He killed another brandy, and a lewd grin spread over his boyish kisser. ... aquot;a#39;We are convinced that the political values of reprisal require a continuous operation. ... aquot;How does that grab you? ... aquot;I can just see those gook bastards, aquot; he managed to muffle through the fingers before the old man pulled his chewed hand away. ... urgently holding the notebook very close to his sweating faces (just like my old Scout leader reading us the manual by flashlight inanbsp;...
|Title||:||Over the Rainbow? Hardly|