Ways of Escape

GREENE, Graham

GREENE, Graham Ways of Escape

Bodley Head, 1980.

First edition. Author's presentation copy, inscribed on the front endpaper to close friend, Gillian Sutro, "For Gillian, with love from Graham / A poor return for all that vodka April 18. 1981." A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper.

A fine association copy, inscribed by Greene to some of his closest friends in later life. John Sutro was a film producer and Gillian, a fashion journalist, described by Nancy Mitford as "one of the ten best dressed women in England", combined film and fashion. Sutro had known Evelyn Waugh at Oxford and his literary circle included Arthur Koestler, Christopher Sykes, John Sparrow and Jean Cocteau. The Sutros where introduced to Greene in the 1950 and became lifelong friends. They were near neighbours in Antibes and each corresponded independently with him, Gillian helping him through his tumultuous affair with Yvette Cloetta.

Stock ID: 35608

£1,250.00

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