The Passion Artist

By: Hawkes, John

Price: $19.95

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Book Condition: Near Fine


First Edition, First Printing. Fine in a Near Fine Dust Jacket. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has a hint of toning, no chips or tears. 8vo; 21.5 cm.; 8.5 inches tall; 185 pages. --------- Set in an imaginary European city, The Passion Artist takes us into the dream-like interior world of Konrad Vost, a middle-aged widower grieving for his dead wife, devoted to his schoolgirl daughter, and obsessed with the memory and the fate of his mother, who is an inmate in the city's prison. When Vost discovers that his daughter has become a prostitute, and that the women prisoners are in revolt, he embarks on a fantastic series of violent and erotic encounters, exploring the shifting balance of power between the sexes, and the limits of human perversity. [wiki]

Title: The Passion Artist

Author Name: Hawkes, John

Categories: Modern Literature,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1979

ISBN Number: 0060118083

ISBN Number 13: 9780060118082

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Type: Book

Seller ID: 009886