Book #22418

The Comfort Of Strangers - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Ian McEwan
The Comfort Of Strangers - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo ; 134, [2] pages
Publisher: London: Jonathan Cape, 1981.
ISBN: 0224019317

A most beautiful first Impression of the first edition in Fine condition in alike dustjacket. SIGNED by author Ian McEwan directly on the title page. Rather scarce to find in collectible condition, let alone fine.

McEwan's second novel after The Cement Garden, the story of Mary and Colin, an English couple in Venice who meet Robert and Caroline. When they drug Mary and give Colin the choice to allow Robert to do anything to him and save Mary's life or let her die, Colin chooses to save Mary, and, when she awakes, he is dead.

Basis for the 1990 movie starring Rupert Everett, Christopher Walken, Helen Mirren and Natasha Richardson.

Price: $780.00

Author Bio

Ian McEwan

Ian McEwan was born in Aldershot, England on June 21, 1948. He has been nominated for the Man Booker Prize six times, winning the 1998 award for his novel Amsterdam. His novel Atonement received considerable acclaim. Time Magazine named it the best novel of 2002, it was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, and it was made into the 2007 major motion picture, starring Keira Knightly and James McAvoy. In 2008, McEwan was listed as one of “The Fifty Greatest British Writers since 1945”.

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