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HAPPY ENDING.

by DURANTI, FRANCESCA:

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NFINE./NFINE.
ISBN 10
0434210730
ISBN 13
9780434210732
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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.NFINE/NFINE.[Originally published in Italy as 'Lieto Fine',MILAN,1987.This first English edn, translated from the Italian by Annapaola Cancogni.] No owner inscrptn,and no price-clip to dw/dj. Bright,crisp,clean,glossy laminated,colour pictorial,montage-style wrap-around design illustrated dw/dj; with negligible shelf-wear and creasing to edges and corners - no nicks or tears present.Top edge aged/darkened and minimally dust-soiled,fore-edge brighter and cleaner; ,contents bright,tight and clean - no dog-ear reading creases to any pages' corners - an unread copy? Where the book's dw/dj's rear, inner flap has been accidently vertically folded internally,the folded edge has lightly affected and similarly creased the last 8pp of the book - else fine.Bright,clean,publisher's original,plain dark brown cloth bds with bright,crisp,stamped gilt letters to spine/backstrip and immaculate plain white eps.UK,slim 8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn,3-164pp [paginated] includes 28 chapters,plus [unpaginated] blank,half-title+title pages,a dedication and note about author+translator to rear. Author's 2nd book.Her debut novel 'The House on Moon Lake' won the Bugatti Prize,the Martina Franca Prize and the City of Milan Prize.It was also translated into many languages.Translated from the Italian by Annapaola Cancogni. In 'Happy Ending' the author writes of a troubled Italian aristocratic family, over a summer weekend on their Tuscan estate.Through binoculars from his neighbouring tower,Aldo Rugani surveys the comings and goings of the Santini family - its strongwilled but ageing matriarch, Violante,her widowed daughter-in-law Lavinia,and her son and his dominating wife.Violante is trying,before she dies,to arrange her family's future - but the arrival of a mysterious young man unleashes a sexual current which threatens her carefully laid plans. Please contact rpaxtonden@blueyonder.co.uk ,for correct shipping/P+p quotes - particularly ALL overseas buyers - BEFORE ordering through the order page!

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Bookseller
R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY. GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
rja32488
Title
HAPPY ENDING.
Author
DURANTI, FRANCESCA:
Format/binding
UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1ste dn.
Book condition
Used - NFINE.
Jacket condition
NFINE.
Quantity available
1
Edition
UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0434210730
ISBN 13
9780434210732
Publisher
LONDON.HEINEMANN,1991.
Place of Publication
London
This edition first published
July 29, 1991
Keywords
q52.MODERN FIRSTS2.UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.ISBN 0434210730.Modern firsts_modern Fiction.Italian writers_fiction_translation.The House on Moon Lake.Lieto Fine.Books new,used,signed,rare.
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