A Fine Copy of the First Edition of the authors 1st book, a gruesome reworking of Grimms Hansel and Gretel hugely acclaimed on both sides of the Atlantic it won the Hawthornden Prize but it was 25 years before his next novel "Pinkerton's Sister" In 2005 he collapsed and suffered a fatal heart attack on a regular walk along Blakey Ridge near his home in Castleton North Yorkshire.
Author RUSHFORTH, P.S. [ Peter Scott Rushforth 1945-2005]
Binding Dust wrapper over original publishers cloth
Publisher LONDON Hamish Hamilton 1979.