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The Island by  Robert CREELEY - Paperback - First Edition - 1963 - from Sad Paradise Books (SKU: 1709017)

The Island

The Island by  Robert CREELEY - Paperback - First Edition - 1963 - from Sad Paradise Books (SKU: 1709017)

The Island

by CREELEY, Robert

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London: John Calder, 1963. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. A neat, tight copy. First UK edition, first impression. Octavo in original wrappers, 190 pages. Some fading to wrapper. Robert Creeley (1926 - 2005), one of America's leading poets was a a friend and contemporary of Kerouac, Ginsberg, and Jackson Pollock. 'The Island' (Creeley's only novel) is based on his experiences on Majorca in 1953. It's an impressionistic autobiography, a fractured account of his difficult marriage and the social scene on Majorca.

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Bookseller
Sad Paradise Books AU (AU)
Bookseller Inventory #
1709017
Title
The Island
Author
CREELEY, Robert
Format/binding
Soft Cover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
John Calder
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1963
Keywords
FICTION AMERICA BEAT GENERATION
Bookseller catalogs
Beat Generation;

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About Sad Paradise Books

Sad Paradise sells quality used, rare and out-of-print books. We are dedicated to excellence in personal service for our Australian and international customers. Sad Paradise Books is an online book shop on the shore of Corio Bay, Australia.

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First Edition
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Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
octavo
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wrappers
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