Title: The Strange Case of Mademoiselle P. - SIGNED...
Publisher: Pantheon Books
Publication Date: 1992
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Signed: Inscribed by Author(s)
Edition: 1st Edition
Fine condition 1st Edition/1st Printing hardcover in Fine condition dust jacket inscribed and SIGNED by the author on the first free endpage. Inscription reads: "Sept. 16, 1992 To my dear friend Dan, a great and noble wordsmith whose art has enthralled millions of which I am one, as ever affectionately, Brian". Dan is Daniel Taradash, Academy Award-winning screenwriter and former president of the Motion Picture Academy, from whose Beverly Hills estate we purchased the book. "This tale exploring the menage a trois of derangement, genius, and enmity in high places will delight--even mesmerize--its reader. It is as strange and persuasive a period piece as I've ever read." -- James Merrill. This lovely 1st printing doesn't have any significant flaws, nor does its dust jacket. We will pack it in bubble-wrap to protect its corners and ship it in a sturdy box to ensure safe delivery. Bookseller Inventory # ABH160
Synopsis: Whe Dr. Franz Anton Mesmer takes on the case of Marie Therese Paradies, a young woman stricken inexplicably blind at the age of three, he becomes involved in a tale of good versus evil set in eighteenth-century Vienna. A first novel.
About the Author: New York based conceptual artist and art critic O'Doherty is the author of two works of fiction; The Deposition of Father McGreevy was shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2000.
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