Item #5261 LOVE WITH A FEW HAIRS. Mohammed Mrabet, Paul Bowles, novel, translation.


London: Peter Owen, 1967. First Edition. Item #5261

First Impression, one of 2,000 copies. Octavo (19cm); dark brown textured paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; [6],7-176pp. Spine ends gently nudged, else Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped (priced 30s.), with light wear to extremities and a touch of dustiness to rear panel. Mrabet's first novel, taped and translated by Paul Bowles. "The novel tells the story of a young Moroccan who has been having a homosexual affair with a European, Mr. David. However, he suddently starts to make frequent visits to his home again, after noticing that a neighbor's beautiful daughter watches him from her window. He succeeds in seducing the girl with the aid of herbs, and is then forced into marriage by her family. Eventually realizing that she has been tricked, the girl deserts him, and leaves Tangier" (from front flap). Miller A15a.

Price: $75.00

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