Edition: First US printing.
New York: Summit Books, (1991) dj. Hardcover first edition - A partially autobiographical book by this author who wrote more than 20 novels, including the Booker Award winning "The Old Devils." It includes opening chapters on his family, school days, and life at Oxford, but much of the book is about other writers, including a piece on Philip Larkin (rewritten from a version published before Larkin died), and his praise for neglected writers, such as Elizabeth Taylor, and for Powell's A Dance to the Music of Time series. Index. 346 pp. ISBN: 0-671749099.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.