Harold Pinter

The Birthday Party

originally published:
London : Encore Publishing Co.
December 1959

We offered this magnificent Dedication Copy of the true first edition of the Nobel laureate's first book, inscribed by him to his wife, in our Catalog 161.


  • First Book(1959)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 10/10/1930
died: 12/24/2008
born as: Harold Pinter
nationality: Great Britain

English playwright who achieved international renown as one of the most complex and challenging post-World War II dramatists. His plays are noted for their use of understatement, small talk, and reticence--even silence--to convey the substance of a character's thought. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature
He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2005.