Hurry on Down

John WAIN

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Item#: 111396 price:$225.00

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"I DON'T LIKE IT WHEN I KNOW FROM THE START HOW THINGS WILL TURN OUT, DO YOU?"

WAIN, John. Hurry on Down. London: Secker & Warburg, 1953. Octavo, original red paper boards, original dust jacket. $225.

First edition of Wain's first and best novel.

Wain's bestselling first novel traces the misadventures of an underemployed Oxford graduate attempting to find success and love in 1950s Britain. "[A] bustling kaleidoscope of a book, by an author fertile in expedient, keenly observant and occasionally probing the heart of darkness" (Sunday Times). Small bookseller ticket.

Only slight rubbing to dust jacket. A very nearly fine copy.

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