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Gentleman Junkie and Other Stories of the Hung-Up Generation by Harlan Ellison - Paperback - First Edition - 1961 - from Appledore Books, ABAA and Biblio.co.uk

Gentleman Junkie and Other Stories of the Hung-Up Generation

by Harlan Ellison

Condition: Near Fine


Evanston, IL: Regency Books, 1961. Original wraps. Near Fine. A crisp, very tight copy of the 1961 true 1st edition. Clean and Near Fine to Fine in its pictorial wrappers. Pocketbook, RB 102. "Here are portraits of the lost, the damned, the helpless, trying to get a handle on life. A startling collection of "hip" stories by an impressive young writer, torn from the shadows of a twilight world"


The original 50 cent paperback edition of this book now goes for $100 in rare book auctions. Why? Because it contains 25 of the best, hardest-to-find stories of the writer the Washington Post calls “one of the great living American short story writers,” the unpredictable Harlan Ellison.




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