RANDOM WALK by Lawrence Block, intro by Spider Robinson, art by Vincent Chong. Hornsea, East Yorkshire, UK; PS Publishing; 1st hardcover edition thus.
Synopsis / Contents:
In Rosburg, Oregon, a bartender named Guthrie Wagner responds to an inner prompting by quitting his job, walking out of town, and heading east, over the Cascades.
In Fort Wayne, Indiana, a woman named Sara Duskin realizes she’s losing her eyesight; her inner vision leads her to board a series of buses, taking her in turn to Chicago and Salt Lake City and Portland.
In Littleton, Colorado, a real-estate investor named Mark Adlon lures a clerk into the rear section of a convenience store, knocks her out with a blow to the head, then waits for her to regain consciousness before strangling her.
These and other lives connect and collide in a rich narrative that is magical and mystical and vividly real.
Lawrence Block has never written another book like Random Walk.
Neither has anybody else.
Issued in a SIGNED/LIMITED hardcover edition of 500 numbered copies SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ONLY. 1st signed/limited hardcover edition of a novel firast published in 1988.
Fine in pictorial boards without dj as issued.