The Sea, The Sea

By: Murdoch, Iris

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Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket

Stated second impression, 1978. An early British edition of the much-admired novel by Dame Iris Murdoch. This work was awarded the Booker Prize in 1978, and features the incredibly egotistical retired playwright and actor Charles Arrowby, who retires in a remote cottage by the sea. --- In full teal paper-covered boards, with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket features front cover image of a high-cresting wave and Mount Fuji, a detail from a work by Katsushika Hokusai. The back of the jacket with a detail from a wall painting in the Golden Hall of the Horyu-ji in Nara, Japan. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy but with yellowing to all leaves. Bright jacket with a little foxing at edges and w/price-clipped flap; in removable mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 502 pages

Title: The Sea, The Sea

Author Name: Murdoch, Iris

Categories: >>Classic Fiction, Literature, >>Pulitzer, Nobel, Booker, Nat Book Award Prize,

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1978

ISBN Number: 0701123397

ISBN Number 13: 9780701123390

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket

Stock No.: 78345