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Setting the World on Fire

Wilson, Angus

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ISBN 10: 0670635022 / ISBN 13: 9780670635023
Published by Viking, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1980
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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1st American Edition/1st Printing. $12.95 price on DJ flap. SIGNED by author on bookplate on front end page. Bookseller Inventory # 007865

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Title: Setting the World on Fire

Publisher: Viking, New York, NY, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1980

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition

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One of Britain's most distinguished novelists Sir Angus Wilson was born in 1913. Educated at Westminster and Merton College, Oxford he joined the British Museum as a cataloguer before being called for service in 1941. His literary career began with a collection of short-stories published in 1949. These were followed by other short-story collections, novels and plays. Co-founder with Malcolm Bradbury of the MA programme in creative writing at the University of East Anglia, Wilson was appointed professor in 1967. Chair of many literary panels, including the Booker prize, and campaigner for homosexual equality he was knighted in 1980. He died in 1991.

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