Gerald Walker: Cruising
W. H. Allen, London, 1971. First UK Edition. Binding: Hardcover. Book Condition: Good Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Size: 22cm x 14cm. 192 pages. Book is in Good Plus condition, by which we mean it has moderate marks of age and is worn from handling, but is still intact and good for reading, and while it possesses some undesirable defects is still a presentable copy. Minor wear to board edges. Small sticker residue mark to front free endpaper. Moderate foxing to top edge, very minor elsewhere. Very minor soiling to boards. Previous owner’s signature in ink. Dust Jacket worn at edges, small chips and tears, moderate damp staining. Moderate foxing to jacket. This novel is set in 1970s New York’s gay community, about an undercover policeman looking for a serial killer of homosexual men, who come across the killer while “cruising” for sex. Each chapter follows the thoughts, perspectives and experiences of the three main characters: the killer, the undercover policeman, and the police captain who assigns the case. The book was adapted to a film of the same name in 1980, in which “substantial” changes were made. Quantity Available: 0. Shipped Weight: .35 kilos. ISBN: 0491004168. ISBN/EAN: 9780491004169. Inventory No: 0010782.
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