Lover of the Fancy

Early C20th American culture and dissent

The Hawkline Monster: A Gothic Western
Richard Brautigan


Magic Child, a fifteen-year old Indian girl, wanders into the wrong whorehouse. She is looking for the right men to kill the monster. The monster that lives in the ice caves under the basement of Miss Hawkline’s yellow house.¬†Richard Brautigan takes the reader on a heroic, magical adventure through Eastern Oregon.

Paperback, 176pp
Canongate, 2017 (1974)
ISBN 9781786890429