"You have to leave the island in order to see the island, that we can't see ourselves unless we become free of ourselves, Unless we escape from ourselves you mean, No, that's not the same thing": First Edition of Tale of the Unknown Island; Signed by Jose Saramago
Tale of the Unknown Island.
Saramago, Jose; Illustrated by Peter Sis.$300.00
Item Number: 132
New York: Harcourt, 1999.
First edition. Octavo, original boards. Signed and dated by Jose Saramago. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
"The Little Prince has an heir...Not since Antoine de Saint-Exupery's classic has a book come along with so much to offer adults and smart kids both" (SanFrancisco Chronicle). "A richly enigmatic short story, a mischievous and thoughtful satire. The Swedes knew what they were doing when they honored Saramago. He may be the world's greatest novelist" (Kirkus Reviews).