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A matter of death and life

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Hardback First Edition published in 2005 by Harville. Black cloth covered boards with gilt title on spine.
Dust jacket slightly bent at extremities but otherwise in very good condition.
Signed by author on title page. Inscribed on free endpaper by owner. Otherwise clean and tightly bound, a very good copy.

Marital troubles? Sick of life? Suicide the answer? Why not get yourself a contract killer? Nothing easier, provided you communicate only by phone and box number. You give him your photograph, specify when and in which cafe to find you, then sit back and prepare to die. Murdered, you will be of greater interest than ever you were in life. More to him than met the eye will be the judgment. Our perpetually glum hero meticulously plans his own demise, expect for one detail: if he suddenly decides he wants to live, what then? This darkly funny tale is Kurkov on top form.

Item details

Added value:
Signed by Author
Author(s):
Kurkov, Andrey
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
20.5 x 13.5 x 1.5 cms
Edition:
First, 2005
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1843431041
ISBN-13:
9781843431046
Number of pages:
111
Publisher:
Harvill
Title:
A Matter of Death and Life

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Hardback First Edition published in 2005 by Harville. Black cloth covered boards with gilt title on spine.
Dust jacket slightly bent at extremities but otherwise in very good condition.
Signed by author on title page. Inscribed on free endpaper by owner. Otherwise clean and tightly bound, a very good copy.

Marital troubles? Sick of life? Suicide the answer? Why not get yourself a contract killer? Nothing easier, provided you communicate only by phone and box number. You give him your photograph, specify when and in which cafe to find you, then sit back and prepare to die. Murdered, you will be of greater interest than ever you were in life. More to him than met the eye will be the judgment. Our perpetually glum hero meticulously plans his own demise, expect for one detail: if he suddenly decides he wants to live, what then? This darkly funny tale is Kurkov on top form.

Added value:
Signed by Author
Author(s):
Kurkov, Andrey
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
20.5 x 13.5 x 1.5 cms
Edition:
First, 2005
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1843431041
ISBN-13:
9781843431046
Number of pages:
111
Publisher:
Harvill
Title:
A Matter of Death and Life

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