Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. 24 cm. 332p. Original brown boards with gilt lettering and rules to spine, decorated endpapers. Light bump to two corners else a pristine true first printing in like jacket. Inscribed and signed “For Craig” by Malouf on the title page. Malouf has dated the inscription 19.2.90
Set during the Second World War, this novel won a host of awards including the 1991 Miles Franklin Award, the Adelaide Festival Award, the 1991 Commonwealth Prize for fiction and the Prix Femina Etranger in France for the best foreign novel. Signed by Author.