Harvill, 1992, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First, Illustrated By: Paola Piglia -- Cover Art
890 g.; VIII, 424 pages. Green coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. A little rubbing to the backstrip corners and book corners. Dust marks and handling marks to the top text block edge and very light age toning to the other text block edges. Colour illustrated dustwrapper, by Paola Piglia, with white and green titles to the front panel and purple and black titles to the backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of author to the rear dustwrapper panel. A little rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and dustwrapper panels. On a Tropic Island in the throes of both the election and revolution a band of old Jesuit priests settle down into the evening of their lives. This settling is disrupted when their pretty maid servant (with who all the old priests have fallen in love with) causes them disarray when a German from Rome is added into the mix. Translated from the German by John Brownjohn. First English Translation. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Paola Piglia -- Cover Art. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0002711893. ISBN/EAN: 9780002711890. Inventory No: 0108924.