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Tongues of Flame (SIGNED Plus SIGNED LETTER)

Parks, Tim

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ISBN 10: 0394552997 / ISBN 13: 9780394552996
Published by Grove, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1987
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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1st American Edition/1st Printing. SIGNED by author on bookplate on front end page: "God Bless, Tim Parks". $14.95 price on DJ flap. Also includes a laid-in handwritten SIGNED thank you letter (ALS) from author mentioning 'Tongues'. Fine copy of author's first novel with associated letter. Bookseller Inventory # 006718

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Title: Tongues of Flame (SIGNED Plus SIGNED LETTER)

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

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st 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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