Opitz, Karlludwig; translated by Constantine Fitzgibbon.
Title THE GENERAL (MEIN GENERAL)
Book Condition Tiny dots of pale foxing to fore-edge and top edge, mild offsetting to endsheets, else a sharp, clean, nearly fine copy in mauve cloth lettered in gilt to the spine; in bright, vivid, illustrated dust jacket with the spectacular jacket painting by Pagram.
Edition First U.K. edition. Jacket art shows the rotund, monocled, moustachioed General holding a sprig of jasmine in a red-skied moonlit battlefield.
Publisher London: Frederick Muller Ltd, (1956).
Seller ID 39395.00
Opitz's satirical portrait of a general seen through the eyes of his batman-driver; follow-up to the author's highly praised debut THE SOLDIER.
German Literature. Fiction. Translated Literature. World War II Fiction.