First edition. Hardback. Very good indeed in slightly worn and dusty jacket. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Inhaltsangabe: In this work the internationally acclaimed author of
'Langrishe Go Down' (James Tait Black Memorial Prize-winner, 1967) adds a
further dimension to his brilliant range of writing. In these diary notes
Aidan Higgins conjures up vividly and evocatively the different faces of
South Africa which he observed when he "took the plunge over the equator"
in 1956. For two years he toured the country with the John Wright Puppet
Company and then spent the remaining two years working first in a bookshop
and then in the scenario department of a commercial film company in
A writer's private thoughts - which are at once perceptive, detached and
compassionate - are set down here at random to make a unique documentary.
Individuals, sketched in the briefest of phrases, explode into life. A
diary this may be but it has all the ingredients of a stylistic
Über den Autor:
The most praised Irish novelist of his generation, Higgins
worked in Africa as an engineer before beginning to write and it was
through the influence of Samuel Beckett that he first achieved publication
in Britain and America, his acclaim quickly lead to translation into all
principal European languages. His large novel, 'Balcony of Europe' was a
runner-up for the Booker Prize and is based on the time he spent in
Titel: Images of Africa. Diary (1956-60) Signature ...
Verlag: Calder & Boyars, London, 1971.
Buchbeschreibung London Calder and Boyars (1971)., 1971. Soft cover. F. Very good. 1st paper edition. Binding is wrappers. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 005024
Buchbeschreibung Calder and Boyars, 1971. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Fine. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Fine. 1st Edition. A fine hardcover copy in a fine jacket/brodart covered. First Edition. A nice copy with no tears, no chips to jacket; no bumped corners to book. = WE BOX AND SHIP ALL BOOKS WITH USPS TRACKING. = WE HAVE BEEN BUYNG AND SELLING USED BOOKS FOR OVER 34 YEARS. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 001548A
Buchbeschreibung Calder & Boyars, 1971. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Good. Good condition, some are ex-library and can have markings. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GD-041-14-6520706