THE BIG MAN. by McIlvanney, William.


Edition: First US printing.

New York: Morrow, (1985) dj. Hardcover first edition - Highly praised novel about bare-knuckle boxing set in a mining village in northern Scotland. Upon its original appearance in England, this was hailed as 'a masterpiece' as 'an eloquent and trenchant critique of a brutally competitive society' and as the work of 'an intelligent novelist writing at the height of his powers.' Basis of the movie of the same name. ISBN: 0-688-064051.

Condition: Very near fine in fine dust jacket (a tight and apparently unread copy, but toning to the pages, as is common with this title.)

Book ID: 26231
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