"A story has no beginning or end: arbitrarily one chooses a moment of experience from which to look ahead": First Edition of Graham Greene's Classic Work; The End of the Affair; Inscribed by Him

  • The End of the Affair.

The End of the Affair.


Item Number: 23054

London: William Heinemann, 1951.

First edition of the the Graham Greene novel William Faulkner called, “one of the best, most true and moving novels of my time, in anybody’s language.” Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “For Jerry Shestack from Graham Greene.” The recipient Jerry Shestack was a distinguished American Jurist, President of the American Bar Association and United States ambassador to the United Nations Commission on Civil Rights. Light shelfwear, near fine in a near fine dust jacket with some light toning to the spine. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.

Originally published in 1951, The End of the Affair was acclaimed by William Faulkner as "for me one of the best, most true and moving novels of my time, in anybody's language."

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