Book Condition: As New in As New dust jacket
Edition: 1st UK Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; [vi], 352,  pages
Publisher: London: Atlantic Books, 2010.
An attractive first UK edition/first printing in As New condition in alike dust-wrapper and wrap around band, following a 2009 American edition and the original first publication in 1980 in French, Désert. SIGNED by author Le Clézio directly on the title page. A scarce signed title by the Nobel laureate.
Spanning the twentieth century and ranging from the North African desert to the streets of Marseilles, the 1980 winner of the Academie Francaise's Grand Prix Paul Morand is considered the break-through novel of the 2008 Nobel Prize winner for Literature, Jean-Marie Gustave [J. M. G.] Le Clézio.