Pincher Martin: GOLDING, William (1911-1993)

Pincher Martin

GOLDING, William (1911-1993)

Published by Faber & Faber, London, 1956
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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First Impression ("First published in mcmlvi"). Small 8vo: 208pp. Publisher's rose-colored cloth, spine lettered in gilt, dust jacket illustrated by Anthony Gross and priced 15s. Fine (and likely unread), in a just about Fine jacket, spine lightly dust-soiled. small, neat name and date on front fly leaf. Pringle, Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels, 17. In the Nobel prizewinner's third novel, "Reality, recollection and imagination become blurred. . . . engaging [the reader] with profound theological issues of death, sin and judgment. . . . There is essentially only one character in the novel, Christopher "Pincher" Martin, a self-centred actor who has joined the navy in World War Two. . . . At the very end of the novel, the reader realizes that Martin is alone and dying on a rock in the middle of the Atlantic (possibly Rockall), and that most of the narrative is composed of his memories, intertwined with dreamlike fragments of his lonely quest to survive." (Literary Encyclopedia) Note: 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 # BB1003

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Title: Pincher Martin

Publisher: Faber & Faber, London

Publication Date: 1956

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine-

Edition: First Edition.

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