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THE NEEDLE'S EYE. by  Margaret.: DRABBLE - First Edition - from Roger Middleton (SKU: 34757)

THE NEEDLE'S EYE.

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THE NEEDLE'S EYE.

by DRABBLE, Margaret.:

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London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1972.. FIRST EDITION 1972. No inscriptions, minute bump to top corner of upper cover and to head of spine (see images) otherwise a Fine crisp clean copy in very good plus price clipped DUSTWRAPPER, minute nick at top of spine and a 10 mm (½") closed tear to top edge of lower panel, mended on reverse with archival tape (images). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

Synopsis

Simon Camish, an embittered, diffident lawyer in a loveless marriage, would not have particularly noticed Rose Vassiliou had he not been asked to drive her home one night after a dinner party. Yet at one time she had been notorious-her name constantly in the news. Now, separated from her Greek husband, she lives alone with her three children. Despite all the efforts and sneers of her friends, she refuses to move from her slum house in a decaying neighborhood to which she has become attached. Gradually, Simon becomes aware that Rose is a woman of remarkable integrity and courage. He is drawn into her affairs when her husband takes legal action to reopen the question of custody of the children-a scheme for getting his wife back. And, while the precise nature of their ties eludes him, Simon comes to realize that Rose and her Greek ex-husband are forever and inextricably bound to each other.

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Bookseller
Roger Middleton GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
34757
Title
THE NEEDLE'S EYE.
Author
DRABBLE, Margaret.:
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Place of Publication
London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1972.
Keywords
MODERN FIRST EDITION NOVEL FICTION

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Roger Middleton

We have been established booksellers for 42 years. We are a postal business only (strictly no callers). We are long-standing members of the P.B.F.A. the largest trade association for antiquarian booksellers in the UK. We wrap all our parcels in new materials and all our books are insured at our expense. Books may be returned if wrongly described, all costs will be met by us. ****PLEASE NOTE: POSTAGE WILL BE CHARGED AT COST, MEANING THAT POSTAGE WILL BE REDUCED ON PARCELS WEIGHING UNDER 1 KILO, AND IT WILL BE INCREASED ON MOST PARCELS WEIGHING MORE THAN 1 KILO****

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We are a postal business only, selling rare and antiquarian books on interesting subjects.

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