The Monkey King

First US edition of Timothy Mo's first novel


Timothy Mo


Doubleday, New York, 1980
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Printing Details

First US edition, first printing, hardback in dustwrapper. 21.5 × 14cm, 337pp.

The author's first novel. The Poons, according to Hong Kong gossip, have plenty of money. But when Wallace Nolasco marries May Ling, daughter of the house of Poon, he finds he has been sold short. Wallace is relegated to the bottom of the household pecking order.


The book is in good plus condition, with clean pages and secure binding. The dustwrapper has an ugly scuff to the front, a faded spine and general wear but has not been price-clipped and is now within a protective sleeve.



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