The Prisoner of Vandam Street: A Novel

The Prisoner of Vandam Street: A Novel

Kinky Friedman


Alfred Hitchcock's vintage movie Rear Window will get an affectionate kick within the butt during this homage from grasp crime author, thinker, and equal-opportunity criminal Kinky Friedman.

it is a case of malaria as opposed to homicide whilst inner most dick extraordinaire Kinky Friedman comes down with a tropical affliction, within the jungle referred to as big apple urban, and is restricted to his loft on Vandam road in reduce new york, a prisoner in his own residence with purely his cat and black puppet head as corporation (neither of whom are nice conversationalists).
With little to do yet stare out the window in among bedridden bouts of fever and hallucinations, Kinky calls on the help of the stalwart Village Irregulars, who continue to dish out their very own uniquely skewed model of tea and sympathy, turning the loft right into a digital Mardi Gras of bewilderment and drunken debauchery.
ache nearly as a lot from corporation overload as from his fever, Kinky welcomes an extraordinary second of calm as he unearths himself once more on my own in his loft. Resuming his place on the kitchen window, he spots a fine looking younger girl in an condo around the highway. What he hopes could be titillating turns terrifying, even if, as a guy joins the girl and proceeds to assault her. convinced that he is witnessed a criminal offense, Kinky calls within the law enforcement officials, yet, upon investigating his declare, they could locate neither a sufferer nor an residence around the highway. additionally, nobody else observed or heard something that might ndicate against the law had taken position. used to be it foul play or basically a fevered dream?
confident that their good friend is set to slide off into the land of everlasting shut eye, the Village Irregulars bring up their vigilance and within the method elevate the Kinkster's irritability point to an all-time excessive. to not be deterred, despite the fact that, Kinky sticks to his tale and is rewarded whilst a couple of days later he sees the fellow within the condo back, yet this time with a gun.
Outrageous, audacious, and ingeniously crafted, The Prisoner of Vandam Street is classic Kinky: irreverent, smart, and entire of the hardened philosophy and mordant wit that has earned him an enormous and dedicated readership. yet what extra might you predict from the author The manhattan Times has known as "The world's funniest, bawdiest, and so much politically unsuitable nation tune singer became secret writer"?

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