Title: The Black Book
Author: Lawrence Durrell
Publisher: Pocket Books, Cardinal Edition (GC-769)
Publication Year: March, 1962
Used Condition: tight binding, clean text, no marks, not ex-library, spine crease, cover creased and worn
Inside Front Cover:
The Black Book is a stunning and original book, a novel of rare excitement, with vivid and unrestrained Rabelaisian humor. The setting is a moldering residential hotel in London that shelters a group of strange, impassioned people -- sensualists, idealists, self-searchers, sex-searchers. It is the work of an extremely talented and angry young man: an astonishingly imaginative, cruelly perceptive, purposely savage attack on the smugness of the England of the thirties.