cover image Los Angeles Without Walls

Los Angeles Without Walls

Richard Rayner / Author Plume Books $7.95 (0p) ISBN 978-0-452-

A diffident Englishman moves to the ``terrible nightclub'' of L.A. to pursue an infatuation with a Playboy bunny. ``Studded with bitingly nasty anecdotes about celebrities as diverse as Ike Turner and Jerry Lewis, the narrative is far too random and scattershot to succeed as a novel; but as a collection of observations, it's lethally accurate,'' commented PW. (Jan.)