A recent book buying trip has meant we have rather more fiction in stock than usual. I thought you might like an early peep ...
These copies of Philip Larkin's novels Jill and A Girl in Winter, in matching red and grey Faber paperback editions are rather tempting me. There a bit faded to the spine but I still wish I could keep them!
Another nice pair are these David Storey novels in dust wrappers. Flight into Camden, which won the 1963 Somerset Maugham Award and was Storey's second novel, Radcliffe was his third. Storey is best known for his first novel This Sporting Life, about a rugby league player, which was filmed staring Richard Harris.
We have a few new works in translation in stock including these: Memoirs of a Korean Queen by Lady Hong and The Swing and Other Stories by Vera Cacciatore.
Other new fiction includes this nice hardback in dust wrapper of The Bell by Iris Murdoch which is a very early printing but sadly not a first edition, and a Virago edition of The Fountain Overflows by Rebecca West.
We also have these less well known works by Christopher Isherwood and Wilkie Collins. Basil by Collins is in the old style Oxford World Classics series, and A Meeting by the River, here in a Macmillan paperback, is a novel set in India.
Also of interest are this volume of short stories and other odds and ends by Mary Shelley, which is a substantial volume rather nicely illustrated, and this UK first edition of Seek My Face by John Updike.
We also have a range of other items in by early to mid-twentieth century writers, in both paperback and hardback, plus quite a few from Heinemann's African Writer Series. They should be catalogued some time in the next month when they can be viewed on our new website! Should you wish to jump the gun however please just drop me an email.