The Balcony

New York: Grove Press, 1958.

Price: $275.00

First American trade edition. Fine in a lightly rubbed and soiled, near fine dustwrapper. A nice copy of this major expressionist play. Because of the simultaneous paperback issue, the hardcover is remarkably uncommon.

Item #67211

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Jean Genet
birth name: Jean Genet
born: 12/19/1910
died: 4/15/1986
nationality: France

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Biography

French criminal and social outcast turned writer who, as a novelist, transformed erotic and often obscene subject matter into a poetic and anarchic vision of the universe and, as a dramatist, became a leading figure in the avant-garde theater. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore