Virago Press, 2005, Soft cover, Book Condition: Very Good, Reprint
5th or later Printing. 276 pages. This book is in very good or better condition. It has no tears to the pages and no pages are missing from the book. The previous owner has removed their name by a neat cut. The spine of the book is in strong condition. The front cover has some bumps and marks. It has signs of previous use but overall is in really nice, tight condition. Items are shipped same day or next business day and are shipped directly from our Australian address. SYNOPSIS: "Written sometimes more like fiction than fact ... this is a remarkable portrait, with deftly woven accounts of weddings and journeys, books and bookselling, relations and squabbles, firmly anchored by pleasing details about food and customs, all set against the backdrop of a derelict city, filthy and crammed but not defeated" " Fascinating ... a colourful portrait of people struggling to survive in the most brutal circumstances ... bear[s] witness to the power of literature to withstand even the most repressive regime" Quantity Available: 1. Category: Censorship, Fascism & Totalitarianism, Civil Rights, Terrorism; ISBN: 1844080471. ISBN/EAN: 9781844080472. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 0001626.