A reissue of the breath-taking sequel to CATCH-22 - now a classic in its own right. Forty-two years ago Joseph Heller wrote the 20th century masterpiece CATCH-22, capturing the hilarious and tragic insanity of the times and galvanising the conscience of a generation. In the sequel, CLOSING TIME, he revisits many of the characters - now older, if ...Read MoreA reissue of the breath-taking sequel to CATCH-22 - now a classic in its own right. Forty-two years ago Joseph Heller wrote the 20th century masterpiece CATCH-22, capturing the hilarious and tragic insanity of the times and galvanising the conscience of a generation. In the sequel, CLOSING TIME, he revisits many of the characters - now older, if not wiser - that made CATCH-22 so unforgettable: Yossarian, Milo Minderbinder, Chaplain Tappman, Sammy Singer and giant Lew, all linked in uneasy peace and old age, fighting not the Germans this time, but The End. CLOSING TIME is a stunning achievement; a chilling, darkly funny depiction of the moral collapse of the Western world.Read Less
Very Good in Very Good, Not Price Clipped jacket. Book. Signed by Author(s) Signed by Joseph Heller on front end paper with no inscription; some edge wear to boards and glassine dust jacket including one small, closed tear at bottom of front flap fold; otherwise a solid, clean copy with no marking or underlining; collectible condition.
Octavo; gray leather, with titling and decorations stamped in gilt on spine and front panel; all edges gilt, with marbled endpapers and silk bookmark; 464pp. Signed by Heller on the limitation page. A Fine copy. Heller's sequel to Catch-22.
Fine. Franklin, Franklin Center PA 1994. Limited First Edition. Signed by Joseph Heller on the second page in ink. The Signature is Guaranteed by the Publisher. Leather bound with gold gilt lettering and design on the boards. Gold gilt page edges, silk ribbon page marker. Book Condition: Fine, clean leather boards and spine, book is tight and square, clean endpaper and pages, tight spine. The publisher's insert is present.
Very Good+, No Dust Jacket. 8VO, 464 pgs., Hardcover. Hardcover: Limited edition signed by author for the Franklin Library Signed First Edition Society. Beautiful dark grey leather binding with gold design on front and rear boards. Title in gold on spine with gold embellishments between raised leather bands. Marbled paste-downs and endpapers are spotless. Satin ribbon marker. Frontispiece. This is a follow-up to Heller's Catch 22. Nice tight binding.
As New. [Signed Limited] New York: Simon & Schuster, 1994. First Edition. Hardcover. As New. 8vo. Original publisher's blue cloth in red slipcase. Very fine, as new in original shrinkwrap. Limited edition, one of 750 copies SIGNED by author Heller. The sequel (Heller called it a "successor volume") to his classic novel CATCH-22.
Limited Issue, one of 750 numbered copies, signed by the author. Octavo; blue cloth, with title stamped in gilt on spine; 464pp. A touch of light rubbing to spine lettering, else Fine in a Near Fine slipcase, as issued. Heller's sequel to Catch-22.
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