Westlake Score: Adios, Scheherazade

NB: A version of this post also appears on Existential Ennui.

Let’s have a Westlake Score, shall we? Namely a UK first edition of Adios, Scheherazade, published in hardback by Hodder & Stoughton in 1971, the year after the US Simon & Schuster first. Quite an uncommon book this one: it fell […]

A look at Adios, Scheherazade by Donald Westlake

A blog called Those Sexy Vintage Sleaze Books has a look at Donald Westlake’s Adios, Scheherazade, a comic novel inspired by his years cranking out sex paperbacks. (I haven’t read this one.)

The narrator of Adios is a writer, 25, with a wife and kid and dreams of graduate school someday, knocking […]