“A falcon who chases a warlike crane can only hope for a life of pain”: First Edition of Chronicle of a Death Foretold; Signed by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Chronicle of a Death Foretold.
Garcia Marquez, Gabriel.$850.00
Item Number: 85988
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983.
First edition of this novella by the Nobel Prize-winning author. Octavo, original cloth. Boldly signed by Gabriel Garcia Marquez on the front free endpaper. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Alain Gauthier. Jacket design by Sara Eisenman. Translated from the Spanish by Gregory Rabassa.
"A tour de force . . . In prose that is spare yet heavy with meaning, Garcia Marquez gives us not merely a chronicle but a portrait of the town and its collective psyche . . . not merely a family but an entire culture" (The Washington Post Book World ).