By the author of "The Cement Garden", this story revolves around a couple on holiday in Venice. On one of their expeditions they meet a friendly local, and on going back to his house they meet his wife who has been crippled through his violent sexual demands - and one of the couple dies.By the author of "The Cement Garden", this story revolves around a couple on holiday in Venice. On one of their expeditions they meet a friendly local, and on going back to his house they meet his wife who has been crippled through his violent sexual demands - and one of the couple dies.Read Less
Good + in Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Tan paper covered boards, corners striaght, light sunning to edges. Blue cloth covered spine, light sunning to head and tail. Book body clean and tight, mild foxing to edges. Publishers slip and author photo laid-in. Illustrated dustjacket shows light wear to edges, 1 inch closed tear to back cover, moderate soiling to edges of back flap, price intact, archival brodart protected.
Good in very good dust jacket. UK hardback first impression. The book is Good+, with a slight spine slant and a previous owner inscription to ffep. The jacket is clipped but otherwise VG overall. Jonathan Cape 1981. 0.0 0.0" 0.0 0.0.
Fine. 0224019317 British first edition, first printing. Virtually no wear to jacket. Jacket is NOT price clipped. Covers are clean and bright. Edges are sharp. No tears or creases. The book itself is in Near Fine condition. The binding is straight and tight. NO remainder mark.
1981. Jonathan Cape. First. Hard Cover. Book-VG+. Dj-VG. 8x5. 134pp. Mary and Colin are an English couple on holiday abroad in an unnamed city. Although they do not live together, their relationship is deep, passionate and intimate. Their encounter with a couple who have a disturbing relationship, sets in chain a series of increasingly unsettling occurrences.
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