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The Alteration - First Edition

£12.99

Product description

First edition published in 1976 by Jonathan Cape.

This is an unusual novel by Kingsley Amis; he imagines an alternative history in which most of the world is effectively ruled by a pope who was born in Yorkshire. The story concerns a young 10 year old chorister who has one of the best voices in the world. the local abbot proposes that he has a small 'alteration' to ensure his voice remains as beautiful as ever. Although is father agrees his mother and a her lover, also a priest, disagree.

Complete with original unclipped dust jacket. The book is generally in very good condition throughout, although the spine of the DJ is a bit faded and the pages are a bit yellowed.

Item details

Added value:
First Edition
Author(s):
Kingsley Amis
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
13.2 cm by 20.4 cm by 2.1 cm
Edition:
1976, First
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
022401305X
ISBN-13:
9780224013055
Number of pages:
208
Publisher:
Jonathan Cape
Title:
The Alteration

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About this item

First edition published in 1976 by Jonathan Cape.

This is an unusual novel by Kingsley Amis; he imagines an alternative history in which most of the world is effectively ruled by a pope who was born in Yorkshire. The story concerns a young 10 year old chorister who has one of the best voices in the world. the local abbot proposes that he has a small 'alteration' to ensure his voice remains as beautiful as ever. Although is father agrees his mother and a her lover, also a priest, disagree.

Complete with original unclipped dust jacket. The book is generally in very good condition throughout, although the spine of the DJ is a bit faded and the pages are a bit yellowed.

Added value:
First Edition
Author(s):
Kingsley Amis
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
13.2 cm by 20.4 cm by 2.1 cm
Edition:
1976, First
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
022401305X
ISBN-13:
9780224013055
Number of pages:
208
Publisher:
Jonathan Cape
Title:
The Alteration

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