Book #13566

Gertrude And Claudius - 1st Edition/1st Printing

John Updike
Gertrude And Claudius - 1st Edition/1st Printing. John Updike.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2000.
ISBN: 0375409084

A beautiful first Trade edition/first printing (preceded only by a privately published Franklin Library edition) in unread Fine condition in alike dustjacket, in Fine condition in alike dustjacket, SIGNED by author John Updike directly on the first free end paper.

Updike's 19th novel brings to life the story of Gertrude and Claudius, King and Queen of Denmark, before the action of Shakespeare's Hamlet begins... A story that convincingly challenges the traditional sympathies developed in reading Hamlet.

Price: $149.00

Author Bio

John Updike

John Hoyer Updike (Mar. 18, 1932 - Jan. 27, 2009) was an American novelist, poet, short story writer and literary critic. Updike's most famous work is his Rabbit series with Rabbit is Rich and Rabbit at Rest receiving the Pulitzer Prize. Updike was widely recognized for his careful craftsmanship and prolific output, having published more than 20 novels and more than a dozen short story collections, as well as poetry, literary criticism and children's books.

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