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This is a novel about Orph, a strange, silent and friendless young man taken up by a young woman who offers him a room in her house. It is written by the author of "The Ice is Singing" and "Her Living Image" for which she won the Somerset Maugham Award.
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Jane Rogers has written eight novels including Her living Image (Somerset Maugham Award), Mr Wroe's Virgins (Guardian Fiction Prize runner-up), Promised Lands (Writers Guild Best Novel Award), Island (Orange long-listed), and The Voyage Home. She has written drama for radio and TV, including an award-winning adaptation of Mr Wroe's Virgins for BBC2. Her radio work includes both original drama and Classic Serial adaptations. She has taught writing at the University of Adelaide, Paris Sorbonne IV, and on a radio-writing project in Eastern Uganda. She is Professor of Writing at Sheffield Hallam University, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. Jane lives on the edge of the moors in Lancashire.
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Book Description Hardback. 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. Seller Inventory # GOR003763208
Book Description Faber & Faber, 1983. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 0571119956 First Edition. A very good+ copy with no inscriptions in a very good+ dust jacket. Just the odd light fox mark on block edge. Otherwise immaculate. Seller Inventory # 004280628
Book Description Faber and Faber, 1983. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition... 1983 first edition hardback pub Faber and Faber; fine in fine dj, not price-clipped, slight crease, else as new; UK dealer, immediate dispatch. Book. Seller Inventory # 13at293
Book Description Faber, 1983. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. First edition, fine in fine dw. Seller Inventory # ABE-7582124978
Book Description London; Faber and Faber. 1983., 1983. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. 1st edition. 7.5" x 5". 207pp. Fine hardback in fine protected dustwrapper. Seller Inventory # 7624
Book Description Faber and Faber, London, 1983. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. Black cloth; illustrated dust jacket. Spine tips and corners gently bumped, otherwise book is fine, in lightly rubbed dust jacket. Seller Inventory # JC6360
Book Description Faber & Faber, London, 1983. Cloth. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Powerful debut novel from the author of 'Mr Wroe's Virgins', made into a film for BBC TV in 1991. D/w Illustration By Chris Corr. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 2117
Book Description Faber & Faber, London, 1983. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Condition: Near Fine, Shelfwear. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, Mild Edgewear. 1st Edition. Tragic drama. Author's first novel. Jacket by Chris Corr. Expanded condition report/scan on request. Seller Inventory # 012854
Book Description Faber and Faber, London, 1983. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition; First Printing. Signed by Rogers on the title page. Bottom corner lightly bumped. A tiny stain to the fore-edge pages, and light rubbing to the head of the spine. The author's first novel. ; Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # 17574
Book Description Faber and Faber, 1983. Condition: Good. Inscribed by author. Light wear to boards. Content is clean and bright with light foxing to outer edge pages. Good DJ with some light marks and creasing. Seller Inventory # 9999-9991446312