Barth's most distinguished masterpiece, a parody of the historical novel. At first glance, this modern classic looks so long that reading it might be nearly as laborious as writing it, but Barth's hilarious tribute to all the worst human vices is endlessly inventive and the book is much shorter than it looks.
Publisher: Doubleday & Company
Edition: First Edition
Date Published: 1960
Place Published: Garden City, NY
Condition: Very good +
Dust Jacket: Yes
Jacket Condition: Very good +
Details: 806 p. 24 cm. Quarter yellow cloth with blue boards. In mylar-covered dustjacket with light edge wear, price-clipped front flap, small tear in rear flap, some spots.. Ink inscription on front free endpaper.