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The Biographer’s Tale Uncorrected Proof

Book cover ofThe Biographers Tale
  • Author: A S BYATT
  • Publisher: Chatto & Windus
  • Published: 2000
  • Description: Softback, Very Good
  • Dust Jacket Condition: None
  • Edition: Uncorrected Proof
  • Ref: 2556
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This is an Uncorrected Proof copy in very good condition for its age.  Age tanning to pages.  Spine slant.  Reading creases to spine and crease on front cover adjacent to the spine.  The covers are more yellow than white and have some indentations which are visible when the book is held in the light.

SYNOPSIS:  “How do we put the idea of a person together? Let the tale unfold…  Phineas  G sets out to write the biography of a great biographer.  But a ‘whole life’ is hard to find.  Everywhere he looks he finds fragments and pats:  bones and husks, boxes of marbles, manuscripts and photographs.  Trails run cold and mysteries are unresolved.  Phineas feels he is hunting shadows…”