“The only one of my contemporaries who I felt had more talent than myself was James Jones. And he has also been the one writer of any time for whom I felt any love.”—Norman Mailer
Paris. May, 1968. This is the Paris of the barricaded boulevards of rebelling students’ strongholds, of the literati, the sexual anarchists, the leftists—written chillingly of a time in French history closely paralleling America in the late ’60s. The reader sees, feels, smells and fears all the turmoil of the frightening social quicksand of 1968.
James Jones (1921–1977) established himself as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century with his WWII trilogy, From Here to Eternity (National Book Award winner), The Thin Red Line and Whistle.
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Fiction. May, 1968. This is the Paris of the barricaded boulevards of rebelling students' strongholds, of the literati, the sexual anarchists, the leftists-written chillingly of a time in French history closesly paralleling America in the late `60s. The reader sees, feels, smells and fears all the turmoil of the frightenting social quicksand of 1968. "The only one of my contemporaries who I felt had more talent than myself was James Jones. And he has also been the one writer of any time for whom I felt any love"--Norman Mailer.From the Publisher:
Upon its initial publication in 1970, critics from the Denver Post, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, and many other publications agreed that The Merry Month of May was Jones’s best novel since From Here to Eternity. Out of print for more than fifteen years, this edition includes a brand new preface by National Book Award–winner Larry Heinemann (Paco’s Story) and an introduction by Jones scholar Judith L. Everson.
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Book Description Fontana Press, 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. THE Merry Month of May This book is in good or better condition. It has no tears to the pages and no pages will be missing from the book. The spine of the book is still in great condition and the front cover is generally unmarked. It has signs of previous use but overall is in really nice, tight condition. Shipping is normally same day from our UK warehouse. We offer a money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. Bookseller Inventory # 9053-9780006140436
Book Description Fontana Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: VERY GOOD. Cover and pages show some wear from reading and storage. May have light creases on the cover and binding. Some pages may contain writing and or highlighting. Bookseller Inventory # 2685783564
Book Description Fontana Press, 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. Good cover w/ edgeworn & torn dust jacket, tight binding, clean text Prompt, reliable service, shipped next business day. Int'l mailed via first class or priority. Bookseller Inventory # mhcf1300444
Book Description Fontana Press 27/04/1978, 1978. Book Condition: used-good. - GREAT BOOK IN GOOD OR BETTER CONDITION, NORMALLY SENT SAME DAY FROM WAREHOUSE. Bookseller Inventory # 7719-9780006140436
Book Description Fontana Press 27/04/1978, 1978. Book Condition: Good. Will be shipped promptly from UK warehouse. Book is in good condition with no missing pages, no damage or soiling and tight spine. There may be some dog-eared pages showing previous use but overall a great book. Bookseller Inventory # 9053-9780006140436
Book Description Hardback. Book Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # GOR002118503
Book Description Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Bookseller Inventory # GOR003473625
Book Description Delacorte Press, New York, 1971. Hardcover. First Edition. Very Good with no dust jacket; Previous owner's name; 361 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 20918
Book Description Delacorte Press, New York, 1971. Hardcover. First Edition. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. ; 361 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 23639
Book Description Fontana, London, 1973. Softcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. reprint. the book has been read, there are reading creases on the spine, and toning of the page edges from age. "James Jones has caught the smell, the sex, the electricity, the cafe-distro pungency of left-bank Paris." Rear panel blurb First softcover edition. Size: 12mo Standard Paperback. 352 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: fiction; ISBN: 0006140432. ISBN/EAN: 9780006140436. Inventory No: 0246679. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order. Bookseller Inventory # 0246679