The Lust Lizard of Melancholy CoveBook - 2004
A comedy on a town where hundreds of inhabitants are on anti-depressants, prescribed by Dr. Valerie Riordan. After a patient dies she asks the druggist to substitute placebos. Freed of drugs, the town comes alive with wine and song, so loud it even awakens a sea monster.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Perennial, 2004, c1999
Branch Call Number: FICTION MOORE
Characteristics: 304 p. ; 20 cm