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Rex Warner
1937 The Wild Goose Chade by Rex WARNER Signed by the Author to Peter O'Sullevan
London: 1937. If viewing on a mobile device please view the "Item Description" under "About this Item" to see all images and descriptionLouis88Books. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Title The Wild Goose Chase A Novel [SIGNED by the Author - First Edition] ____________ First Edition ~ Half Leather Binding __________ Author Rex Warner ______________________ Year of Publication 1937 __________________________ Publisher London: Boriswood _______________________ For full description see below - after all photographs ___________________________________________ Description: London: Boriswood, 1937, First Edition. Inscribed by the author "Best Wishes to Peter O'Sullevan and deep gratitude (surely the first copy in leather!) from Rex Warner". An extremely good example of the author's first adult book; considered one of the first books to demonstrate the influence of Kafka on the English novel; a radical dystopian fantasy in which a tyrannical government is overthrown in a heroic revolution. Three brothers set off to find freedom & discover a strange country "where space and time follow a mad logic of their own". Rex Warner (1905 - 1986) was an English classicist, writer and translator. He is now probably best remembered for The Aerodrome (1941). Warner was described by V. S. Pritchett as "the only outstanding novelist of ideas whom the decade of ideas produced". The book is dedicated to Peter O'Sullevan - thought to be Sir Peter O'Sullevan CBE (1918 - 2015) was an Irish-British horse racing commentator for the BBC, and a correspondent for the Press Association, Dai … [Click Below for Full Description]
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