Underworld.

“Longing on a large scale makes history": First Edition of Underworld; Inscribed by Don DeLillo

Underworld.

DELILLO, Don.

$750.00

Item Number: 72007

New York: Scribner, 2003.

First edition of this work by DeLillo, which in a 2006 survey of eminent authors and critics conducted by The New York Times found it to be the runner-up for the best work of American fiction of the past 25 years. Octavo, original half cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To Burt Britton Master reader and old pal. And thanks for the Chinese menu Don DeLillo.” Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Carol Carson.

Underworld is a "dazzling and prescient novelA decade after 9/11, it’s worth rereading Don DeLillo’s 1997 masterpiece to appreciate how uncannily the author not only captured the surreal weirdness of life in the second half of the 20th century but also anticipated America’s lurch into the terror and exigencies of the new millennium...A breathtaking set piecethe prologue is a bravura display of Mr. DeLillo's literary powers" (Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times).

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