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The Magician’s Tale

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  • Author: David HUNT
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
  • Published: 1997
  • Description: Hardback, Very Good
  • Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
  • Edition: First
  • Ref: 446
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First UK edition hardback with a full 1 to 10 number sequence indicating a first printing.  In very nice condition for its age.  Some light tanning to pages and minor bump to head and tail of spine.  The dust jacket is complete and still shows the price.

SYNOPSIS:  “Photographer Kay Farrow sees in black and white – literally: she has a rare eye condition that makes her unable to discern colours. Maybe that’s what renders her portraits so striking – certainly she’s expecting great things from her studies of Tim Lovesey, the young hustler whose unsullied beauty entrances the camera – and the photographer. But Kay’s final pictures of Tim are far from beautiful: his naked and dismembered corpse is discovered in a garbage dump and Kay is sure this is not just a routine street killing…”