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Knowing Max - James Long

Harper Collins. 200, 2000, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good+ - in Very Good+ DJ. A little ruffled at top edges of DJ otherwise a very well presented copy.

Haunting novel about time and identity set in post-war fast set' Britain. A brilliant new novel that is quite different from the wonderful Ferney but which has some of the same qualities. Memory and coincidence play a strong part as the narrator, himself trying to escape a passionate relationship, endeavours to piece together the remarkable life of the man who used to own an old trunk, stuffed with letters, bought in a street market. Racing driver, lover, officer, but maybe not gentleman, con-man, liar, thief -- as the fascinating portrait of the trunk's owner evolves, so the narrator is drawn deeper and deeper into a story with strange connections to his own life. 314pp. Size: 8vo Medium (8" x 5½" approx.) Jacket Designed by Stuart Haygarth.