The House on Lily Street

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First edition
Cover art by Stephen Fabian

The House on Lily Street is a novel by American author Jack Vance. It was published in the United States by Underwood-Miller in 1979 and again in 2002 as part of the Vance Integral Edition (VIE).

Plot introduction[edit]

A police detective investigates the murder of a solipsistic social worker who had sought the identity of the mysterious "Mr. Big", an extortionist who threatens welfare cheats with exposure unless he is paid off.

Publication history[edit]

First published in January 1979 by Underwood Miller, although believed to have been written in 1958 (