Chatterton

ACKROYD, Peter

FROM THE LIBRARY OF MALCOLM BRADBURY

ACKROYD, Peter Chatterton

Hamish Hamilton, 1987.

First edition. Inscribed by the author, "For Malcolm [Bradbury] from Peter, Norwich, June 2, 1993" A fine copy in a very near fine dustwrapper. A charming association copy from one novelist, biographer and historian to another.

Shortlisted for the Booker Prize.
Chatterton is an exploration of plagiarism and forgery. A young poet and an elderly female novelist try to decode the clues they find within an 18th century manuscript and unearth the mystery around Thomas Chatterton English poet, who forged "medieval" poetry under the pseudonym of Thomas Rowley.

Stock ID: 22952

£250.00

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