Loser Takes All [Publisher's card laid in]: GREENE, Graham (1904-1991)

Loser Takes All [Publisher's card laid in]

GREENE, Graham (1904-1991)

Published by William Heinemann, London, 1955
Condition: Near Fine+ Hardcover
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First Impression of one of Greene's later "entertainments," with publisher's promotional card laid in. Small 8vo: [6],140pp. Publisher's blue cloth, upper cover and spine stamped in gilt, illustrated dust jacket priced 7s/6d. Near Fine or better (mild lightening to spine, offsetting from jacket flaps onto end papers); Fine jacket, fresh and bright. Wobbe A34a. Miller 34a. Greene was fascinated by gambling, not only on roulette but on the stock market as well. His interest in numbers even led him to collect automobile registration numbers (as does Bendrix in The End of the Affair). "But what is more important is that Loser Takes All is Greene's first published experiment with extended comedy. And the novel is an attempt to link comedy (especially satire, parody and burlesque) to the religious thriller." (Wobbe) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # BB1565

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Title: Loser Takes All [Publisher's card laid in]

Publisher: William Heinemann, London

Publication Date: 1955

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine+

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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