Edition: First printing
London: Cape, 1983. Black boards. PUBLISHER'S COMPLIMENTARY COPY, with "complimentary copy - not for sale" rubber stamped to the fore edges. Fine copy, no owner names. Price-clipped dust jacket has nicks and slight rubbing to spine corners and outer corners of panels, two short tears to foot of spine, near fine otherwise. Possibly used for review purposes in Canada (such copies are often price-clipped by the Canadian distributor). The author's third novel and one of his best, short -listed for the Booker Prize.