Book Condition: As New
Edition: Signed Edition; Signed by Author
Publisher: Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2002.
A special Limited edition, SIGNED by author Alan Sillitoe. A wonderful scarce book in As New condition, never taken out of its original shrink-wrap.
"Cunning is what counts in life, " says the seventeen-year-old narrator of the title piece of this exuberant of darkly comic tales that established Alan Sillitoe as one of England's best writers and gave a voice to an entire generation of angry young men. Sillitoe's best known work, originally published in 1959, includes nine stories about working-class outsiders scorned by the "establishment", but determined to survive.
Contains all of the classic Easton Press trimmings: premium leather, silk moiré end leaves, distinctive cover design, raised bands, accented in real 22KT gold, satin ribbon page marker, gilded page edges, long-lasting, high quality acid-neutral paper, sewn pages for strength and durability.