8vo. Bound in pictorial card wrappers.206 pages. Light wear to covers and spine, pages clean, binding very good. Published four years after the kidnapping of John McCarthy, the book blends some of the most articulate voices in modern literature to draw attention to the plight of the hostages in Beirut. Contents: The Little Puppy That Could (Martin Amis); Heaven (Mary Beckett); Black Venus (Angela Carter); Mrs Bixby and the Colonel’s Coat (Roald Dahl); Billy the Kid (William Golding); Cheap in August (Graham Greene); Lessness (Samuel Beckett); Phosphorus (Primo Levi); A Foreign Dignitary (Bernard MacLaverty); A Rose in the Heart of New York (Edna O’Brien); Kathleen’s Field (William Trevor); Psalms (Jeanette Winterson).
Size 21 x 13.5 cm (8.25 x 5.25 inches) £10.00
Publisher: Ryan Publishing
Condition: Very Good
Illustrator: Ralph Steadman
Book ID: 60003205