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A Good-looking Corpse - Mike Nicol

Secker & Warburg, 1991, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Heavily faded at the spine of the dust wrapper. Gently bruised at the head of the spine and top corners with commensurate ruffling to the dust wrapper. Edges of the textblock heavily tanned, leaves tanned but less so.

Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “The 1950s in South Africa was a time of optimism and hope that ended tragically with the massacre at Sharpeville. This book is about those years as seen through the microcosm of Drum, an illustrated magazine produced in Johannesburg for black readers. It is a record of naivety, optimism, frustration, defiance, courage, dancing, drink, jazz, gangsters, exile and death.
Size: 9½" x 6¼"
Number of Pages: [XII] 388
ISBN: 0436309866

£6.50