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Title:Monuments are Not Loved
Price:AUD$17.60 (about USD$12.60)
Item ID:SB00-0106618
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1970
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
Hodder & Stoughton, 1970, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First, Illustrated By: Photographic

660 g.; XII, 288 pages, last two pages blank (intentionally), authors' note, introduction by Peter Reddaway. Black coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Minor bumping to the lower backstrip edge and minor rubbing to the book corners. Light dustiness to the text block edges. A few handling marks to the endpapers and original bookseller's sticker to the lower edge of the front paste-down. Plain text dustwrapper with black and white background and white and black titles to the front panel and white and purple titles to the backstrip. Authors' black-and-white photograph to the rear dustwrapper panel. Rubbing to the dustwrapper corners and to the other dustwrapper edges. There are two small tears to either side of the top backstrip region, measuring 0.5 " and 0.75 ". Clipping of the dustwrapper, front fold over, top right hand corner. There are two creases that run the full length on the front fold over panel. A little browning to the top edges of both the front and rear fold over panels. Triangular creases to the lower edge of the rear fold over panel. The story of the authors, who were intellectuals/dissidents in 1960s communist Poland. Both the authors were also Jewish and at that time there was a wave of anti-semitism and a crackdown by the communist regime against dissidents. To protect Nina, her blind professor Szymon Szechter divorced his wife (with her permission) married Nina and then emigrated to England. In 1970 they filed for divorce and Szymon Szechter remarried his first wife. This is their story as told by them both. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Politics & Government ; Biography -- Literary; Communism ; ISBN: 0340105984. ISBN/EAN: 9780340105986. Inventory No: 0106618.
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