VIRGINIE, HER TWO LIVES.
Edition: First US printing.
New York: Harper & Row, (1982.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Hawkes is exploring the limits of erotic fiction here - and using the device of reincarnation is able to go back and forth in time as Virginie is the companion of "Seigneur," a somewhat depraved member of the Ancien Regime, and in post-WWII Paris she is the younger sister of cab-driver (and pimp) Bocage. A challenging and fascinating book. ISBN: 0-06-0149817.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.