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Napoleon Symphony

Anthony Burgess

ISBN 10: 039447614X / ISBN 13: 9780394476148
Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1974
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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A novel in four movements. An EROTICA l novel, a grand and loving tragi-comic symphony to Napoleon Bonaparte, by Burgess out of Ludwig van, that un teases and reweaves Napoleon's life into a pattern borrowed- in liberty, equality, fraternity and Beethoven. Book in very fine condition, internally perfect, top rear corner of spine slightly wrinkled. Nice pale green top stain at top and semi-trimmed fore and bottom edge. Jacket is near fine + with small closed tear at front cover. Priced at ($7.95) on front flap. Signed by author to ., on title page. A very nice collectible. Bookseller Inventory # 000701

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Title: Napoleon Symphony

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York

Publication Date: 1974

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Inscribed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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NAPOLEON SYMPHONY by Anthony Burgess, Alfred A. Knopf, 1974, First Edition, First Printing, X-LIBRARY, Very Good/Near Fine. This is an Ex-LIBRARY Book. It is a Collectible, Hardcover book and dust jacket. The book has the usual Library markings. There is an Officially Withdrawn card attached to the front free end page. Here is Napoleon's life - in four movements, with a charming ironical overture to Josephine and marriage, and a coda to the quizzical gaze of World-History - from the first great days of his campaigns in 1796 to exile and death on St. Helena a quarter of a century later. A Great Historical Accounting of the time period.

About the Author:

Anthony Burgess (1917–1993) is the author of many works, including A Clockwork Orange, The Wanting Seed, Nothing Like the Sun, Honey for the Bears, The Long Day Wanes, The Doctor Is Sick, and ReJoyce.

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