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Aux pays de Milton Lumky

Philip K. Dick

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Cruising around the Western States in his 55 Mercury, Skip Stevens is a successful young buyer for the CBB discount house in Reno.But when he meets newly-divorced Susan Faine, ten years his senior, an even more attractive proposition comes his way.MoreCruising around the Western States in his 55 Mercury, Skip Stevens is a successful young buyer for the CBB discount house in Reno.But when he meets newly-divorced Susan Faine, ten years his senior, an even more attractive proposition comes his way.Susan is part-owner on an ailing typewriter store in Boise, Idaho. How would he like to manage it? Within days they are married.Milt Lumky, the enigmatic paper salesman, is filled with foreboding.Skip and Susan have met before - she was his 5th grade teacher back in Montario. Odd compulsions and instabilities start to interfere with their plans...In Milton Lumky Territory is a haunting, unusual novel of American small town life in the late 1950s by one of the most respected writers of the last two decades.The writings marvellous control of implication comes close in fact to matching even Patricia Highsmith at her menacing best. - The Observer