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1 Barrett, Jr., NealA Different Vintage(signed/limited). 06873
Subterranean Press: USA. 2001.
First edition (& 1st printing).
318 pages: collects 12 science fiction stories and an introduction by the author. LIMITED EDITION: 600 numbered copies signed by the author.

Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).

Price: 15.00 GBP
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2 Barrett, Jr., NealPiggs (signed/limited). 08280
Subterranean Press: USA. 2002.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Crime novel. LIMITED EDITION: 850 numbered hardcover copies signed by the author.

''the lowlifes of Piggs Bar and Chinese Restaurant (Mexican Wells, Tex.) in this crime novel from veteran Barrett (The Hereafter Gang) make the regulars of the bar in The Iceman Cometh look classy by comparison. At least O'Neill's characters had hope. These people have nothing to live for. Cecil R. Dupree, the proprietor, rules his subjects like a Caligula in overalls, among them such dregs as Rhino, who runs the restaurant, and Ahmed, the Arab-Chinese chef. Jack, an ex-con who washes dishes and is about as close as Barrett gets to a hero, hasn't been able to get his life together since he left prison, but at least he's found a new purpose in life: Gloria, the stripper/go-go girl. He wants to take her away from this sordid life, but he can't see that she's not interested in him or in any alternative existence he could offer her. For Gloria, Piggs is a chance to dance, and dancing is what matters to her most. Jack's dream is to commit a couple of robberies that will give him enough to escape. When he finally gets his chance, he predictably fails to rise to the occasion. The author's portrait of the denizens of Piggs is deliciously sordid, if just a bit tedious, in the last half before the big shoot-'em-up climax. Still, his array of dismal characters is fascinating to watch, his novel fun to read''.

Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).

Price: 10.00 GBP
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3 Barrett, Jr., NealWay Out There. 14199
Subterranean Press: USA. 2004.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Stapled card wrappers.
Short story. 302 copies printed of which this is one of 250 numbered copies signed by the author.

Fine (as new) copy.

Price: 5.00 GBP
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