London: William Heinemann, 1985. First Edition. (and correct first). Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket with inconspicuous stamp on the rear pastedown and light tanning on the extremities of the pages, as is common in this title. SIGNED and generically inscribed by the author on the title page. The author's first novel and winner of the Somerset Maugham and Betty Trask Awards. Parks was shortlisted for the 1997 Booker Prize.