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Title:The Tiger
Price:AUD$23.40 (about USD$17.90)
Item ID:SB00-0108053
Publisher:Jonathan Cape, London, 1988
Illustrator:Jenny Tylden-Wright -- Cover Art
Dust Jacket:Good
Jonathan Cape, 1988, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First, Illustrated By: Jenny Tylden-Wright -- Cover Art

540 g.; X, 11-336 pages, last page blank. The text is illustrated with two maps, one showing the majority of South America and the other showing San Fernando de Apure. Bright blue coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Minor bumping to the top backstrip edge and rubbing to the book corners. A hint of handling marks to the endpapers. Some staining to the front edge of the book boards. Colour illustrated dustwrapper (wraparound), by Jenny Tylden-Wright, with black titles to the front panel and backstrip. A little ruffling to the dustwrapper edges. Black and white photograph of author to the rear fold over panel. This is the story of Lucien Schmutter and of his grandmother, Misia, who by turns tortured and worshipped her grandson, and thereby impressing upon him the terrible understanding of the tyranny and of the true nature of power. When his grandmother finally dies, she becomes like a tiger on his back, that he carries the rest of his life and through his adventures. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Jenny Tylden-Wright -- Cover Art. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; South America ; ISBN: 022402230X. ISBN/EAN: 9780224022309. Inventory No: 0108053.
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