London: Sceptre, 1995
8vo, first edition ("10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1" on imprint page), original green cloth lettered in silver on spine, dust-jacket, very slightly bumped at head and foot of spine
Set in London at the time of Nelson Mandela’s release, this novel follows a day in the life of Anthony Northleach. He ruminates on his marriage, his work, rugby and politics, until his waking dream turns into a nightmare.
Shortlisted for the Booker Prize and the Whitbread Novel Award in 1995. Winner of a Commonwealth Writers Prize.
Annotated on 20 pages. Approximately 400 words.