THE RAPE OF THE ROSE.
Edition: First US printing.
New York: Simon & Schuster, (1993) dj. Hardcover first edition - A highly praised novel by this award winning writer. Set in 1812 in an England gripped by poverty and hunger - a revolution erupts across northern England, sending angry Luddite mobs on a rampage. A self educated weaver and schoolmaster is caught up in the events and is forced to flee. 319 pp. ISBN: 0-671725165.
Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (remainder line, short tear to upper edge of dj)