Music for Chameleons: New Writing (Penguin Modern Classics)

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At the centre of Music for Chameleons is Handcarved Coffins, a ‘nonfiction novel’ based on the brutal crimes of a real-life murderer.Taking place in a small Midwestern town in America, it offers chilling insights into the mind of a killer and the obsession of the man bringing him to justice. Also in this volume are six short stories and seven ‘conversational portraits’ including a touching one of Marilyn Monroe, the ‘beautiful child’ and a hilarious one of a dope-smoking cleaning lady doing her rounds in New York.

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Music for Chameleons

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"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"

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