Book #29848

The Georgics - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Claude Simon

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo; 322 pages
Publisher: London, New York: John Calder / Riverrun Press, 1989.
ISBN: 0714540897

Price: $90.00

An most attractive first printing of the first English edition in unread Fine condition in alike dustjacket. Scarce.

One of Nobel Prize winner Simon's most significant works, his novel of French history, set in various periods between the French Revolution and the late 20th century, illustrating the pity and the waste of man-made history. Translated from the original 1981 French publication by John and Beryl S. Fletcher.

Author Bio

V. S. Naipaul

Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad "V.S." Naipaul was born in Chaguanas, Trinidad and Tobago, August 17, 1932. In 1971, Naipaul became the first person of Indian origin to win a Booker Prize for his book In a Free State. Naipaul was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1990 and awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2001.