First Edition of Nicholas Mosley's Accident; Inscribed by Him
Item Number: 1409
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1965.
First edition of the author’s most well-known work. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by Nicholas Mosley on the title page. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket that shows light wear. Jacket design by John Woodcock.
Nicholas Mosleys brilliantly conceived novel about Oxford, marriage, and infidelity is also a study of the games people play. It is "[a] fascinating and original novel. . . . Technically, Accident is remarkable" (Times Literary Supplement). Basis for the 1967 Britis film directed by Joseph Losey, based on the screenplay by Harold Pinter and starring Dirk Bogarde, Stanley Baker and Jacqueline Sassard.