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Darkness Visible

by Golding, William

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New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1979. Hardbound . 4th Printing. 8vo BINDING/CONDITION: gold paper covered boards with black cloth at the spine; owner's name and date (writ small), and a color transfer from the black paper at the bottom spine to the bottom edge of the text (this affects the last three pages only), otherwise the book is Very Good, with a Very Good+ dust jacket

Darkness Visible by William Golding is a bleak tale of Matty and the people who cross his path.  Matty was terribly burned in the London Blitz, and has to endure taunting for his horrible scars for the rest of his life.  He finds two girls, twins, who are also lost children at heart.  

  • Bookseller: The Bookworm US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 009647
  • Title: Darkness Visible
  • Author: Golding, William
  • Format/binding: Hardbound
  • Book condition: Used
  • Edition: 4th Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Farrar, Straus, Giroux
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1979


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