Book Description

London:: Jonathan Cape, 1980. Hardcover. First British edition. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author (as Dan Kavanagh) on the front free end paper page. Fine to near fine.
Dealer Notes
An extremely scarce, signed first edition of Julian Barnes' detective fiction series featuring the detective and ex-policeman 'Duffy'. Signed by Barnes under his pseudonymous name Dan Kavanagh. This novel was issued the same year as 'Metroland', Barnes' debut novel which was published under his own name. He wrote this work under the pseudonym as it was liberating and allowed him to indulge in 'fantasies of violence' that he could not write under his own name.
This first novel explores the 'seedy underbelly of Soho'. There were four Duffy novels total, 'Duffy', 'Fiddle City', 'Putting the Boot in' and 'Going to the Dogs'.
Author Kavanagh, Dan ( Julian Barnes )
Date 1980
Binding Hardback
Publisher Jonathan Cape
Illustrator N/A
Condition Near Fine
Pages 181

Price: £150.00

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