WINNER OF THE 1998 BOOKER PRIZE, FIRST EDITION OF AMSTERDAM, SIGNED BY IAN MCEWAN
MCEWAN, Ian. Amsterdam. London: Jonathan Cape, 1998. Octavo, original black paper boards, original dust jacket. $550.
First edition of McEwan's Booker Prize novel, signed by him on the title page.
McEwan earned the prestigious 1998 Booker Prize for his novel Amsterdam, praised by the awarding panel as "a sardonic and wise examination of the morals and culture of our time." Amsterdam's story of two friends, a composer and a newspaper editor, continues McEwan's thematic interest in "the ways that seemingly ordinary people can veer frighteningly out of control" (New York Times). First edition, first printing: first-issue dust jacket without "Winner of the 1998 Booker Prize" on front panel.
A fine copy.