Good. Trade paperback (UK). 368 p. After nine year's incarceration in an island-fortress, Colonel Timo von Bock is discharged as insane and placed under arrest in his own Livonian estate. What crime had he committed to warrant his fall from the favour of Tsar Alexander I? This book won the Prix du Meilleur Livre Etranger in 1989.
Near Fine. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. Clean, unread copy of this now hard-to-find title which shows signs of minimal shelf wear. A gripping novel of the folly of idealism set in the post-Napoleonic Russian empire. Next post UK dispatch.
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