THEY WHISPER: THE LIMITED EDITION - Rare Pristine Copy of The Limited Slipcased Edition: Numbered And Signed by Robert Olen Butler
1st Printing. Signed. 333 pages. Published in 1994. The author's seventh novel. Limited Slipcased Edition of 150 numbered and signed copies. The true First Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions, including the regular trade edition. There is no ISBN. The Limited Edition is now scarce. An austerely elegant production by James Cahill Publishing: Regular-sized volume format. Hard marbled boards with pale-blue leather overboards and titles on spine, as issued. Text by Robert Olen Butler. Matching blue slipcase. Printed on archival stock paper in the United States to the highest standards. Without DJ, as issued. Presents, in a beautiful Limited Edition collectible format, Robert Olen Butler's "They Whisper". Details the rich, erotic life of Ira Holloway, an ordinary 40-year-old guy. "The most interesting aspect is the stream-of-consciousness 'I' of Ira that becomes the 'I' of various women, yielding a novel told from many points-of-view. Butler's women are vivid. Fiona emerges as his most significant other, becoming his wife and a mother to his son. She concludes the novel a la Molly Bloom, in a soliloquy to the spirituality of sex: She is in love with Jesus, a sexual Jesus. There are many such strange and marvelous passages in Butler's novel" (John Mort). An absolute "must-have" title for Robert Olen Butler collectors. This copy is one of the Limited Slipcased Edition, indicated/numbered as such on the Front Limitation Page, and it is very boldly and beautifully signed in red pen by Robert Olen Butler. This title is a contemporary classic. This is one of very few copies of the Limited Slipcased Edition still available online, is still in the publisher's original shrinkwrap, and has no flaws, a pristine beauty. A rare signed copy thus. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 1993 for "A Good Scent From A Strange Mountain". One of the finest American writers of our time. A flawless copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER ROBERT OLEN BUTLER TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). Bookseller Inventory # 10454
Title: THEY WHISPER: THE LIMITED EDITION - Rare ...
Publisher: Huntington Beach, CA: James Cahill Publishing, 1994
Book Condition: As New
Dust Jacket Condition: None, As Issued
Signed: Signed by Author
Edition: 1st Edition.
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