BUTTERFLY STORIES: A Novel.
Edition: First US printing.
New York: Grove Press, (1993) dj. Hardcover first edition - Typically indescribable novel by Vollmann - 'Butterfly Boy' is searching for love, in the company of a hedonistic photographer, in Cambodia and Thailand where 'Bendadryl and prostitutes with AIDS are his ever-present companions.' Illustrated with drawings by the author. While Vollmann, one of the most fascinating and interesting of modern writers, had long been a cult favorite, in 2005 he received the prestigious National Book Award for fiction. ISBN: 0-8021-15020.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.