Toronto: Macmillan. Inscribed by Author; Second printing, Nov., 1980 (first was Sept., 1980). Octavo, hardcover, blue boards. Text paper tanned as always; front cover and head of spine quite spotted; crease to lower outer corner of pp 221-22; owner name's crossed out with felt tip marker on front free endpaper; book a bit leaned; a good tight copy otherwise. The (supplied) dust jacket has moderate rubbing, VG otherwise. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR in ink on the title page "To my dear friend the Padre - Hugh MacLennan. 1981". MacLennan's biographer Elspeth Cameron considered this to be his greatest novel. A post-nuclear holocaust novel set in Montreal in the year 2030. An old man looks back on the destruction of most of the world's cities in the 1980's. In the new Dark Ages, books were burned and all records of the past wiped out - well, almost. The name under the black out seems to say "McLaverty, Queen's March 1981."; Signed by Author 0771595700

Book ID: 17832
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