Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Publisher: Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1987.
A special Limited edition/first printing preceding the trade edition in unread Fine condition, SIGNED by author Anthony Burgess.
Burgess' autobiography 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 with raised bands and features gilded sewn-in pages with a satin marker. Simply superb quality; Franklin Library at its best; [xx], 460,  pages.