Title: The Music of Chance
Publisher: Viking Press, New York, New York
Publication Date: 1990
Book Condition: As New
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: 1st Edition
Unrevised and unpublished proofs. No jacket as issued. Pages seem to be hand numbered. As new. Bookseller Inventory # 000190
'By the time Nashe understood what was happening to him, he was past the point of wanting it to end . . .'
Following the death of his father and the inheritance of a large sum of money, Jim Nashe takes to the open road in pursuit of a 'life of freedom'. But as the money runs out he finds that his sense of disillusionment has only been compounded by his year on the road. However, having picked up Pozzi, a hitchhiking young gambler, he is drawn into a dangerous game of poker with Flower and Stone, two eccentric and reclusive millionaires. Unwittingly, Nashe finds himself in a situation in which, although the stakes have been raised, he will finally meet a challenge equal to his questions.
Product Description: Nashe comes into an inheritance and decides to pursue a life of freedom. He meets Pozzi, a gambler, who exerts a terrible fascination over, him and together they take a desperate gamble. By the author of "The New York Trilogy", "Moon Palace" and "The Invention of Solitude".
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