When Edwin Carpenter runs away from a brutal father and a rural life, he plans to begin a new life in 1950s Chelsea. But he has a terrible secret, a gripping compulsion: he steals, obsessively, without interest in financial gain, and stores the stolen possessions in his flat.
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"Memories and passions are powerfully evoked... Edwin's story is at once disconcerting and memorable." - "Sunday Times
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Book Description Vintage, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000064698