Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1968. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author and dated in the year of publication on the front endpaper: "For Michael Ratcliffe / with best wishes / Paul Theroux / 23 Oct, 1968."
Ratcliffe was literary editor at the Times during the period when Theroux was writing reviews for that publication. The author's second novel, with a vibrant jacket design by Jerry Pinkney.
Fine and unread in a just about Fine dust jacket. A lovely copy. [Book #126227]