Paperback Original - first impression of the first UK paperback edition. ***Very good in colour illustrated card wrappers. Edges and corners of wrappers slightly rubbed and creased. Bottom edge of rear wrapper has a very small nick. Paper browned. Spine tight. No inscriptions. ***207 pages. 196mm x 130mm. ***'A chart of American gender decay and schizoid post-punk culture' [City Limits - quote from front wrapper blurb]. ***'In Kathy Acker's visionary collage-novel Don Quixote is a woman on an intractable quest. Accompanied by a series of dogs, her journey takes her from an investigation of early American history, through the final days of the Nixon administration, to the Land of Annihilation.' ***'If Miller and Burroughs didn't curl your hair, Acker's stuff shouldn't be too strong for you.' [The Advocate - quote and review from rear wrapper blurb). ***Not so easy to find copies in nice condition now. ***For all our books, postage is charged at cost, allowing for packaging: any shipping rates indicated on ABE are an average only: we will reduce the P & P charge where appropriate - please contact us for postal rates for heavier books and sets etc. Bookseller Inventory # 2339
Synopsis: In this extraordinary and unique novel, Don Quixote is an indomitable woman on an intractable quest to become a knight and defeat the evil enchanters of modern America.
From the Back Cover: Kathy Acker's Don Quixote is an indomitable woman on a formidable quest: to become a knight and defeat the evil enchanters of modern America by pursuing 'the most insane idea that any woman can think of. Which is to love.'
Title: DON QUIXOTE - WHICH WAS A DREAM
Publication Date: 1986
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, as Issued
Edition: First UK Paperback Edition
Book Description Paladin Books, London U.K., 1986. "B" Format Paperback. Condition: Good ++. First Thus. 207pp. Paladin Paperback Original. Cover illustration by Catherine Denvir. Tanning to pages. Light edge wear. Seller Inventory # 002092
Book Description Paladin, 1986. Paperback. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0586085548