Penguin Books, 1969, Softcover, Book Condition: Good, First
"War is a time when little men get the chance to behave badly." The little man is a prisoner who claims to be a cartographer, suspected of being a spy, but most certainly a busy and dedicated coward. He is persuaded " ... to take a fatal and decisive role in the bickering rivalries between the captors who are themselves half afraid of his monumental fear." From the rear panel blurb. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 120 pages.. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact, but spine is faded/sunned. Edges and pages browned. Rubbing to the book panels with some creasing.. Bookseller's sticker to the lower edge of the rear panel.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Britain/UK; Inventory No: 0115448.