Before she wrote The Time Traveler's Wife, now a bestseller all around the world, Audrey Niffenegger's books were beautiful, handmade, exquisitely illustrated tales, published in editions as small as ten copies. They took many years to create, were bought by collectors and have been seen by few people. At last, as part of its acclaimed and very ...
Before she wrote The Time Traveler's Wife, now a bestseller all around the world, Audrey Niffenegger's books were beautiful, handmade, exquisitely illustrated tales, published in editions as small as ten copies. They took many years to create, were bought by collectors and have been seen by few people. At last, as part of its acclaimed and very successful list of graphic books, Cape is delighted to publish The Three Incestuous Sisters in a beautiful edition at an affordable price. It is the story of three sisters, Clothilde, Ophile and Bettine, who live together in a lonely house by the sea. All three are rivals for the love of Paris, the lighthouse-keeper's son. When Paris chooses Bettine, and she becomes pregnant, the other sisters are jealous. Eventually, after the baby is born, they cause Bettine's death. Paris runs away to sea and Ophile, overwhelmed by remorse, throws herself from the lighthouse. Clothilde lives on in the house, sad and alone. Then one day a circus comes to town. In it is an amazing flying boy. She recognizes him as Bettine's child...
Fine Condition. No Dust Jacket. Fine 1st impression landscape format 2006 Jonathan Cape hardback without DJ as issued, velvet finish to spine and surrounding edges, with beautiful illustration to boards and illustrations throughout by the author. 1st edition, unmarked Fine and bright. More by this author available Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; ISBN: 9780224076869. ISBN/EAN: 9780224076869. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 050596.
New. Book. Signed by Author(s) 1st Edition. First Edition. A Very Fine, UK first edition, first print hardback (no dust-wrapper was issued with this publication) The book has been SIGNED and DATED by the author [Audrey Niffenegger, November 9, 2009] to the title page.
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