Author:Grimault, Berthe (translated by Diana Athill)


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Beau Clown

By: Grimault, Berthe (translated by Diana Athill)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Rinehart & Company, Inc.: (c.1957)

Edition: 1st U.S. edition

Seller ID: 19163


Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dj

[very nice copy, minimal shelfwear, slight age-toning to pages but much less than usually seen in Rinehart books from this period; jacket shows a bit of wear at edges and corners]. Blurbed as "perhaps the most remarkable novel ever written by a child," this "astounding revelation of one child's nightmare world" was the creation of one of those youthful-literary-prodigy-sensations of the time, a barely-literate 14-year-old French farm girl who was able to get it down on paper with the help of a neighbor, EliƩzer Fournier, who explains his contributions in an explanatory note a... View more info