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The Following Story (Signed First Edition)

Cees Nooteboom

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ISBN 10: 0151000980 / ISBN 13: 9780151000982
Published by Harcourt Brace (New York), 1994
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First United States edition. First printing. Hardbound. New/New. A pristine unread copy. SIGNED BY AUTHOR in 1996 along with the place of signing. NOT inscribed to anyone. Just his name, date and place. Purchased new and opened only for signing. The Dutch author has won numerous literary awards and has been mentioned as a candidate for the Nobel Prize in literature. Nooteboom was born in The Hague, where his father was killed in a bombing in 1945. Nooteboom's first novel, Philip and the Others, was published in 1955 and won the Anne Frank Prize. His second novel, The Knight Has Died, published in 1963. 17 years later, in 1980, he published Rituals, which brought him wide acclaim in Holland and won the Pegasus Prize. It was also his first book translated into English. Other novels include A Song of Truth and Semblance, 1984; All Souls' Day, 2001; and Paradise Lost, 2007. His best-known work to English-speaking audiences is perhaps The Following Story, 1994, which won the Aristeion Prize in 1993. Comes with mylar dust jacket cover. Shipped in well padded box. Smoke-free. Defect-free. Bookseller Inventory # 6852

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Title: The Following Story (Signed First Edition)

Publisher: Harcourt Brace (New York)

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Herman Mussert went to bed last night in Amsterdam and wakes in Lisbon in a hotel room where he slept with another man’s wife more than twenty years ago. Winner of the European Literary Prize for Best Novel, and a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. Translated by Ina Rilke. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

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Winner of the 1993 European Literary Prize, this strikingly original novel is textured with the humour, pathos and expansive knowledge that have become the hallmark of Holland?s most popular writer.

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