Braine, John

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Price: $600.00

Place Published: London
Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode
Date Published: 1957
Edition: First UK edition
Book Id: 1700


First Impression. Octavo; hunter green paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 256pp. Faint foxing to text edges, with upper right corner of front board gently tapped (though still sharp); Very Good+ to Near Fine. Dustjacket is price-clipped, lightly edge-rubbed, with a few short tears and some faint foxing to verso; Near Fine. With the original publishers wraparound band, lightly sunned at spine and flap folds, with a single closed tear.


Braine's first book, a classic "angry young man" novel centered on the rags-to-riches journey of Joe Lampton. Basis for Jack Clayton's Oscar-winning 1959 adaptation starring Laurence Harvey and Simone Signoret, and a more recent BBC production.

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