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Author Name    Giono, Jean

Title   THE HUSSAR ON THE ROOF

Binding   Hardcover.

Book Condition   A bright, fresh, fine copy in black cloth with silver spine lettering; in a price-clipped illustrated dust jacket that betrays some mild age-toning and light edgewear. A nice copy. Jacket design by Laurence Scarfe.

Edition   First U.K. edition, first printing. Translated from the French by Jonathan Griffin.

Publisher   London: Museum Press Limited, (1953).

Seller ID   44031.00

Set in Provence in 1838 during the cholera epidemic. "In an era of modernism, Giono wrote a Flaubert-like lapidary prose. He describes, for instance, a heat wave with such harrowing detail that the very pages seem to smoke."--Richard von Busack. Filmed.

French Literature. Literature. Books into Film.

Price = 75.00 USD



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