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The Savage God: A Study of Suicide [*SIGNED*]

By: Alvarez, A.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: (c.1972)

Edition: First American Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20618

ISBN: 0-394-47451-1

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dj

[some discoloration to front pastedown and ffep, otherwise a solid clean book with very light shelfwear; jacket a little rubbed, with tiny closed tears at bottom corners of rear panel]. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the ffep: "For Tom Doyle, / Thanks for a really stimulating / talk. / Best wishes / - Al Alvarez / L.A., May 16, 1972." The British poet/essayist/critic's best-known work, which "begins with a personal memoir of the young American poet Sylvia Plath and proceeds into a study of how she, and so many artists in the twentieth century, chose to die. The book explor... View more info