The Grass is Singing
THE AUTHOR'S FIRST NOVEL IN FULL MOROCCO
Published: Michael Joseph, 1950
Stock code: 42136
8vo., First Edition; handsomely bound in full mid-green crushed morocco, sides with gilt frame border, back with raised bands, second and fourth compartments lettered and ruled in gilt, all other compartments tooled in gilt, gilt top, gilt doublures, hand-made endpapers, ribbon marker, custom-made slip-case, a most attractive copy ideal as a gift or for presentation.
Elegant copy of the author's first novel, a powerful indictment of the racial politics of South Africa in the 1940s. The basis of Michael Raeburn's feature film (1981) starring John Thaw, Karen Black and John Kani.