Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: 1st UK Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo; [vi], 276,  pages
Publisher: London: Faber and Faber, 2008.
An attractive first British edition/first printing in Fine condition in Near Fine, lightly rubbed dust-jacket.
Nobel Prize winner Mario Vargas Llosa's tale of Ricardo Somocurcio and his love with the protean Lily, as teenager in 1950 in Lima, later in Chile and Paris, as wife of Unesco official Robert Arnoux and as Japanese mistress Kuriko.