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TONGUES OF FLAME.

Parks, Tim.

ISBN 10: 0394552997 / ISBN 13: 9780394552996
Published by GROVE PRESS. NY 1987, 1987
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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First American Edition. REVIEW COPY. (Slip & glossy photo of the author laid-in) Close to fine in a fine dj. (Top edge lightly foxed) Author's FIRST book. Winner of the Somerset Maugham award. Bookseller Inventory # 14577

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Title: TONGUES OF FLAME.

Publisher: GROVE PRESS. NY 1987

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First Edition.

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Focuses on fifteen-year-old Richard Bowen, son of a suburban English vicar, as he discovers that his family and community have become gripped by a religious fervor that erupts into a hysterical witchhunt

About the Author:

Born in Manchester, Tim Parks grew up in London and studied at Cambridge and Harvard. In 1981 he moved to Italy where he has lived ever since. He is the author of novels, non-fiction and essays, including Europa, Cleaver, A Season with Verona and Teach Us to Sit Still. He has won the Somerset Maugham, Betty Trask and Llewellyn Rhys awards, and been shortlisted for the Booker Prize. He lectures on literary translation in Milan, writes for publications such as the New Yorker and the New York Review of Books, and his many translations from the Italian include works by Moravia, Calvino, Calasso, Tabucchi and Machiavelli.

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