A CASUAL BRUTALITY (signed ARC)
Edition: First US edition
New York: Clarkson N. Potter, 1988. ADVANCE READING COPY in glossy pictorial card covers. (viii), 378, (6) pp. Book leaned; light soiling to page edges; soft corner crease to first three leaves; spine creased from reading; VG otherwise. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on title page in 1992. The author's well-received first novel and second book, about a West Indian man of East Indian extraction "who becomes caught in the web of political disintegration on a Caribbean island". Bissoondath, the nephew of V.S. Naipaul, emigrated from Trinidad to Canada in 1973. First published 1988 in Canada and the UK, the rear cover gives a January, 1989, US publication date.
Condition: Binding: Softcover