A GUEST OF HONOUR [SIGNED]New York: The Viking Press, 1970. First American Edition.
A GUEST OF HONOUR
[SIGNED] New York: The Viking Press, 1970. First American Edition. James Bray, an English colonial administrator who was expelled from a central African nation for siding with its black nationalist leaders, is invited back ten years later to join in the country's independence celebrations. As he witnesses the factionalism and violence that erupt as revolutionary ideals are subverted by ambition and greed, Bray is once again forced to choose sides, a choice that becomes both his triumph and his undoing. Hardcover with dust jacket. 504 pages
8vo., 504pp.; VG/VG-; spine maroon with yellow lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, bumping and chipping to corners, head and tail of spine; price cut; SIGNED by Gordimer on ffep; bookplate on ffep; interior clean; sheved hardcover fiction.
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