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The Secret Defector. First Edition. First Printing

£29.99

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New York. HarperCollins Publishers 1992. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dustjacket . Age toning and wear to the book and jacket but no other marks. Dust Jacket Design and Illustration By Karen Katz; 276pp. Brown quarter-cloth, blue/gray paper boards, gilt spine lettering, blue/gray endpapers, deckled fore-edge. Included is a publisher's newsletter dated April 1922 for the press release of the book and articles from the New York Times, The New Yorker and Voice Books about his earlier novels. There is also a publisher's compliments slip loosely laid in with a note from the author to Melvyn (Bragg?) presenting the book with thanks. He Says he watches 'your show over here all the time)


Explores his romantic relationship with Doris Lessing during the cultural changes of 1950s and 1960s London. "The return of the great social iconoclast, his fourth novel in a quarter of a century, with the last bow of many earlier characters in his books. Like John Reed, Sigal is a renowned American Red, a kind of amusingly serious self-made writer-outcast-Don Juan with a two- fisted history of life among the down-and-out.

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Author(s):
Sigal Clancy
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0

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New York. HarperCollins Publishers 1992. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dustjacket . Age toning and wear to the book and jacket but no other marks. Dust Jacket Design and Illustration By Karen Katz; 276pp. Brown quarter-cloth, blue/gray paper boards, gilt spine lettering, blue/gray endpapers, deckled fore-edge. Included is a publisher's newsletter dated April 1922 for the press release of the book and articles from the New York Times, The New Yorker and Voice Books about his earlier novels. There is also a publisher's compliments slip loosely laid in with a note from the author to Melvyn (Bragg?) presenting the book with thanks. He Says he watches 'your show over here all the time)


Explores his romantic relationship with Doris Lessing during the cultural changes of 1950s and 1960s London. "The return of the great social iconoclast, his fourth novel in a quarter of a century, with the last bow of many earlier characters in his books. Like John Reed, Sigal is a renowned American Red, a kind of amusingly serious self-made writer-outcast-Don Juan with a two- fisted history of life among the down-and-out.

Author(s):
Sigal Clancy
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0

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