NO SUCH CREATURE.
Edition: First US printing.
New York: Henry Holt, (2009) dj. Hardcover first edition - Owen Maxwell was rescued eight years ago from a foster home by his uncle Magnus "Max". Maxwell,a former promising Shakespearean actor, who had since put his acting talents to work as a gentleman thief who robs only the rich and those he politically opposes. Owen travels the country with Max and dreams of a life after crime, while his uncle only dreams of more elaborate holdups. And then things take a deadly turn.... A rather appealing and offbeat crime novel by this award-winning writer. 289 pp. ISBN: 9780805080629.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.