Book Description

Small 8vo. First edition. SIGNED by the author to ffe with a meaningful and personal inscription: ‘for Mark, the tale of another Mark. Ron Tavel’. [Referring to the main character of this novel, also called Mark.] Publisher’s orange-brown boards with gilt titles and decorative borders. Gilt rubbed; spine faded. In very good dust jacket: somewhat rubbed and faded in places with chipping to edges and minor loss. *** First edition of Ronald Tavel’s controversial novel set in Tangier: ‘a pederastic and polyphonic novel that follows the life of Mark, an expatriate in Tangier, Morocco, who falls in love with Hamid, a thief’. Ronald Tavel (1936-2009) is best known for his work with Andy Warhol. He wrote the screenplays for several of Warhol’s films, including Chelsea Girl.
Author Tavel, Ronald
Date 1968
Binding Hardback
Publisher The Olympia Press, Inc.
Condition Very good
Pages 264

Price: £200.00

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