Johnny Astronaut

Johnny Astronaut

by Rory Carmichael

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$9.00

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ISBN-13: 9780974461434
Publisher: Contemporary Press NY
Publication date: 02/09/2004
Pages: 172
Product dimensions: 5.24(w) x 8.26(h) x 0.43(d)

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Johnny Astronaut 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
shawnd on LibraryThing 22 days ago
This is a fun little book confidently striding some kind of border between pulp fiction and fantasy science fiction. It has all the elements of pulp: booze, detective, police chief not happy with said PI, dames. It also has a slew of alien participants: Ptsaurians, Ruskans, etc. The writing is confident and breezy, with some great analogies. The author hits the marks with precision while avoiding tiredness. Too sexually graphic in a couple of places that drops the quality a level lower. A few surprises and the unsatisfying ending also mar what is a very strong and enjoyable read.
yamyamorama on LibraryThing 22 days ago
It's a very little known book, however it is one of the most amusing books I've read. It combines sci-fi, disco, monsters with a half detective story. I recommend this book.