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The 'People in Glass Houses' work for an American-based concern devoted to 'inflicting improvement' the world over. Amongst them are sloppy but ...Show synopsisThe 'People in Glass Houses' work for an American-based concern devoted to 'inflicting improvement' the world over. Amongst them are sloppy but erudite Algie Wyatt, Swoboda, a Slav DP, who finally rebels against a daily inflow of documentation; modest Ashmole-Brown, whose surprise best-seller unseats Sadie Graine, the all-time corridor fixer; Jaspersen, who falls in and out of love with the Organization; and Clelia Kinslake, who meets the most critical non-crisis of her career in Crete. Shirley Hazzard's eight dazzling stories are linked by a scorching contempt for the Organization.Hide synopsis
Description:Very Good. 0333042522 Ex Library book; School stamp on all...Very Good. 0333042522 Ex Library book; School stamp on all outside edges and inside front cover? School barcode on back cover? Book/Reference # on spine-Checkout envelope inside front cover? Library references blackened out on spine, outside edges of book, inside cover and title page (which some marker has bled through to copyright page)? No Dust Cover? Some residue and tearing on cover from sticker removal.
Binding: Hardcover--quarter cloth, paper over boards
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf / Farrar, Straus Giroux,
Description:Very Good/Near Fine and Fine / Near fine. 2 individual vols. 1:...Very Good/Near Fine and Fine / Near fine. 2 individual vols. 1: Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 161 pages, green quarter-cloth. A very good, clean hard cover first edition, with light shelf wear, but the fore corner tips of the boards have been bumped and paper over boards has split; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a near fine, lightly edge worn dust jacket, with original price. The bumping keeps this copy from being collectible but it is still a great reading copy of the original edition / 2: Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 278 pages, beige boards. A fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price. A publisher's review slip laid in.
Description:Shipped within 24 hours. 100% Refund Guaranteed. Good copy with...Shipped within 24 hours. 100% Refund Guaranteed. Good copy with average wear. Comes with dust jacket if published with one-DJ may have some tears and rubbing.
Description:Very Good in Good (-) jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. (USA) First...Very Good in Good (-) jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. (USA) First Edition No markigns, just a faint rain(? ) spot to the top edge of pages, solid Very Good in price clipped Good only Dj with a couple of teart ot back panel and collateral creasing, some rubbing to Dj edges. hardcover, 179pp. This is a satiric fictional work on the life within the Organization. (1.5 JM FO 55/4.
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