Run, River by Joan Didion (Penguin Books, 1979). From the blurb: "[The author’s] first novel, shows already her biting skill at creating characters and sustaining the reader’s involvement with them to the very last word". Originally published by Ivan Obolensky (US) in 1963 and by Jonathan Cape (UK) in 1964, this copy being the first paperback edition from Penguin. Paperback. pp 223,  publisher’s advert. 7 x 4.25 inches approx. (181mm x 110mm). Covers lightly rubbed and worn to extremities, light crease to lower corner of front. Pages age tanned; foxing to inner covers and outer pages; spotting to edges; a little musty. Overall, showing light wear from shelf and poor storage otherwise a reasonably nice, clean copy – appears unread with a square spine.
Author Joan Didion