Music for Chameleons

Music for Chameleons

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This collection of 14 short stories includes "Handcarved Coffins" which, like the novel "In Cold Blood", is based on the brutal crimes of a real-life murderer. Of the 14 stories, seven are potraits of characters such as Marilyn Monroe and a dope-smoking, New York cleaning lady.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 127 x 195.58 x 20.32mm | 204.12g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English, Spanish
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0140187030
  • 9780140187038

Review quote

"An incomparable stylist and entertainer...clean and cool...Ýwith a superb, near-perfect pitch with dialogue." --"The New York Times Book Review" "Everything is displayed in this book: insights and recollections of the famous and the obscure; old jokes and fresh wit...These stories and vingettes will endure." --"New Republic"show more

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7,068 ratings
4.06 out of 5 stars
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4 41% (2,891)
3 19% (1,367)
2 3% (229)
1 1% (82)
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