THE AMERICAN BOY.
Edition: First printing.
London: Flamingo / Harper Collins, (2003) dj. Hardcover first edition - An historical thriller set in early 1800s England, and featuring a young Edgar Allan Poe (the "American boy"), who has been sent to a small village to be educated. Winner of the 2003 CWA Historical Dagger. SIGNED on the title page. Author's historical note. Cream and pale green patterned endpapers. 485 pp. ISBN: 0-00710961x.
Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (the usual light toning to the pages, otherwise as new)