Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: London: Jonathan Cape, 1981.
A handsome first edition/first printing in Fine condition SIGNED directly on the title page by John Fowles, the author of The French Lieutenant's Woman. Fine dustjacket with small (publisher's) sticker remnant above price.
John Fowles was convinced that Harold Pinter was the only playwright who could overcome some of the aspects of his novel that would prove difficult to the screenwriter. He said of Pinter that he had the gift for "reducing the long and complex without distortion. " (from the cover) The novel is the basis for the 1981 film starring Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons; 8vo; Signed by One Author.