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Dicker, Joel (Translated by Sam Taylor). THE TRUTH ABOUT THE HARRY QUEBERT AFFAIR. London, England: MacLehose Press/Quercus, 2014. Hardcover. First Edition/First Printing. 620 pages. As New/As New.

The author's breakthrough debut novel. One of the most sensational literary debuts of our time. The first appearance of the title in English and in the United Kingdom. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions, particularly the American Edition, which is a softcover original only. Published in a regular first print as a hardcover original only that sold out shortly after publication. The First Edition is now very scarce. Presents Joel Dicker's global bestseller, the Number One bestselling novel in Europe of the year. "A dazzling thriller: Stunningly original and brilliantly plotted, down to the very last twists. It's a murder mystery, a literary puzzle, and a love story, all ingeniously woven into a masterly novel of suspense. Joel Dicker is an enormous talent, and this book is extraordinary" (The New York Times). Joel Dicker is Swiss, but spent his childhood in the United States. So it's not surprising that his novel is set in New Hampshire and involves two generations of writers, one of whom is accused of murder. The success of his debut is the stuff of legend. An absolute "must-have" title for Joel Dicker collectors. This copy is very boldly and beautifully signed, placed, and dated (on the day of publication) in black pen on the title page by the author: "Joel Dicker Bath 1 V 2014". It is signed directly on the page itself, not on a tipped-in page. Laid-in are the Event Announcement Souvenir and the ticket stub of the event during which his signature was obtained. This title is now highly collectible, an instant classic. As far as we know, this is one of only two such signed, placed, and dated copies of the First British Edition/First Printing still available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. It is, quite simply, the most beautiful signed copy we have ever seen. Please note: The American Edition is a cheaply produced paperback, and was released after the British Edition. There is no comparison between the beautiful, collectible British Edition and its American "reading copy" counterpart. A rare signed copy thus. One of the most brilliant living writers. A fine copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER COPY OF THIS TITLE IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 0857053094. $100.00

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