Title TROPIC MOON
Book Condition Pages age-toned, as expected, a whisper of edgwear, else a bright, fine, unread copy. Cover art: in a room looking out to a blinding African midday, a brunette slips off a black, form-fitting dress, as a naked man looks on from his bed.
Edition First edition thus: a pocketbook. Berkley Books #G-133; cover price, $.35. Translated from the French LE COUP DE LUNE by Stuart Gilbert.
Publisher New York, N.Y.: Berkley Publishing Corp., (1958).
Seller ID 42735.00
After a 1932 trip to Africa, Simenon wrote this "vivid and unsparing narrative of disintegration...with two remarkable, if far from pleasant characters"--Yale Review. Simenon was sued for "slander by the owner of a hotel named in the novel."-Peter Foord.