Other Lulus (Signed copy)
Signed by Philip Hensher, the author's first novel
First edition, first printing hardback in dustwrapper. 20.5 × 13.5cm, 220pp.
Signed directly to the title page by Philip Hensher, also signed and dedicated to "Roberto from Philip" to the half title page.
The author's first novel. When young singer Friederike marries English music-seller Archy he claims to have discovered the lost last act of Alban Berg's opera ‘Lulu’. What emerges is a story of music, lying, marriage and cooking set against the backdrop of contemporary Vienna.
Whilst this copy is in good sound condition, it has been marked damaged by the publishers to the pages' bottom edge. However, the pages are clean, if a little age-toned to the edges and the binding is secure. The wrapper is complete with a few small dents and a little surface marking.