Title THE HUSSAR ON THE ROOF
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.