Book Condition: Fine+
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1987.
A special Limited first edition/first printing preceding the trade edition, SIGNED by author Anthony Burgess. Unread Very Fine condition.
Burgess' biography about the clash of cultures in Malaya, where he served as a teacher. The record of his first 42 years ends with a shock, a doctor's diagnosis that he had an inoperable brain tumor and had less than a year to live. His response was to shrug off the news and confront God by becoming a professional writer.
This outstanding book is bound in genuine leather and features gilded, sewn in pages and ribbon marker, simply superb quality, Franklin Library at its best; 8vo; [xx], 460,  pages; 12587; Signed by Author.