The Cannibal

(Norfolk): (New Directions), (1949).


Hardcover. First edition, first binding. Fine in near fine dustwrapper with a faint stain on the front panel, a little rubbing, and some very tiny tears. Advance Review Copy with slip laid in. The author's first novel, preceded only by a rare pamphlet.

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The Cannibal. John HAWKES.

John Hawkes
birth name: John Hawkes
born: 8/17/1925
died: 5/15/1998

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American author whose novels achieve a dreamlike (often nightmarish) intensity through the suspension of traditional narrative constraints. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore

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