A collection of crime writing, edited by Michael Dibdin. includes Highsmith, Chandler, Simenon, Hammett, Leonard, etc. as well as a section of non-fiction critical writings by T. S. Eliot, James Joyce, Gramsci, Brecht, Eco, Auster, and many more. An uncorrected UK proof ( Advanced Reader's Copy ). This is a bright, clean copy without previous ownership inscriptions. The covers are fresh and unfaded. There are no creases to the spine, which is solid, unfaded and intact. The pages and closed page edges are clean. The binding is solid - no cracked hinges or loose pages. This copy has been FLAT SIGNED by Michael Dibdin to the title page. Given the fragility of proof copies, this is in very nice condition.
Publisher: Picador, 1993
Condition: Near Fine +. Wrapper: No Jacket ( as Issued )