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Adair, Gilbert. THE KEY TO THE TOWER - Secker & Warburg 1997

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The Key To the Tower by Gilbert Adair. 1997 - Secker & Warburg. For sale is a first edition, first printing. fine used hardback book in a fine dust jacket.

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For sale is a fine hardback copy of the novel, The Key To the Tower by Gilbert Adair, published in 1997 by Secker & Warburg.

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Title The Key To the Tower
Author Gilbert Adair
Publisher Secker & Warburg
Edition First UK edition, first printing
Copyright Year 1997
ISBN 0436204290
Cover Price 12.99
No. Pages 276
Dimensions 22 cm x 14 cm
Weight (kg) 0.35

The book is a first edition, first printing as evidenced by a full numberline on the copyright page.

The book has black boards and gold lettering. The boards have no knocks or signs of wear. Internally there are no marks or inscriptions. The pages are clean and white, have no tears or creases, and the binding is tight and square.

The fine dust jacket is complete showing the original cover price of £12.99.

Overall a fine copy of a novel by a popular author.

The book is not an ex library book, it has no remainder marks or publisher's stamps.


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Gilbert Adair

Gilbert Adair's novels include The Holy Innocents, Love and Death on Long Island, The Death of the Author, The Key of the Tower and A Closed Book. His non-fiction includes Hollywood's Vietnam, Myths and Memories, The Postmodernist Always Rings Twice, Flickers and Surfing the Zeitgeist. He was awarded the Scott-Moncrieff prize for his translation of George Perec's 'e'-less A Void. He lives in London and is regularly published as a journalist.


Synopsis of this title

Two men, driving from opposite directions along a lonely road in France, find themselves forced to exchange cars when a fallen tree blocks their path. What follows from that moment involves a mysteriously ubiquitous tower, a rediscovered masterpiece, and a hair-raising climax at Mont Saint-Michel.

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