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Self, Will. HOW THE DEAD LIVE. New York City, NY: Grove Press, 2000. Hardcover. First Edition/First Printing. 404 pages. Fine/Fine.

The author's tenth book. One of Will Self's finest achievements. The first appearance of the title in the United States. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. "About the vexed relationship between the worries of contemporary Western life and a more transcendent spirituality, signaled by Self's opening gesture to 'The Tibetan Book of the Dead' and by the all-seeing Phar Lap Jones. A big book with big ideas, and quite definitely Will Self's most ambitious and mature work to date" (Alan Stewart). A masterpiece. A "must-have" title for Will Self collectors. This copy is prominently and beautifully signed in black marker on the title page by Will Self. This title has been out-of-print as a hardcover for a long time even though it went into subsequent printings. This is one of few signed copies of the First American Edition still available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright. A scarce signed copy thus. Regarded by Harold Bloom as one of the finest living writers in the English language. One of the most brilliant living British writers. A fine copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER WILL SELF TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 080211671X. $40.00

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