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The Enigma of Arrival. A novel in five sections

by V S Naipaul

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Harmondsworth: Viking, Penguin Books Ltd, 1987. pp 318 A crisp first edition of V S Naipaul's novel, The Enigma of Arrival. The book is fine and the jacket also fine. An excellent copy which appears to be unread. No inscriptions. Provenance: from the recent Glasgow dispersal sale of Alasdair Gray's library. Gray (1934-2019) is acknowledged as one of the most innovative figures in Scottish literature and culture. Painter, novelist, playwright, poet and editor, Gray frequently combined his diverse artistic talents within single works to challenge existing forms. He has been described as 'Blending satire and tragedy, realism and fantasy, his work has been credited with spurring a renaissance in Scottish literature.' Please contact Christian White at Modernfirsteditions if you would like more information about this item. Fine in a fine dust jacket 1987

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Bookseller
Modern First Editions Ltd GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
7123
Title
The Enigma of Arrival. A novel in five sections
Author
V S Naipaul
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Publisher
Viking, Penguin Books Ltd
Place of Publication
Harmondsworth
Date published
1987

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Modern First Editions (shortly to rebrand as Christian White Rare Books) buys and sells great books and manuscripts in the best condition we can find them. We love manuscripts, annotated books and association copies. We serve collectors of all ages, means and taste, and have built relationships with libraries and librarians in the UK, the USA and across the world. We all need books!

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