Lot 97 of 428:
Proof of J.G. Farrell's third book  

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A Girl in the Head

Farrell, J.G.


Jonathan Cape



Printed wrappers decorated with the publisher's device. Uncorrected proof of the first edition.

Rare uncorrected proof of the author's third book, with his name given as "James Farrell" on the front wrapper rather than the customary J.G. Farrell as printed on the title page. Farrell won the Booker prize in 1973 for his novel The Siege of Krishapur, and the "Lost Man Booker Prize" in 2010 for its 1970 prequel Troubles. Farrell's career abruptly ended when he drowned in Ireland at the age of 44, swept to his death in a storm.

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Minor wear, spine creased, very good.

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