The Hand-Reared Boy (signed by the author).

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: £20.00

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Grading: Spine lean, page edges a little browned, a G/VG copy.


Mainstream rite-of-passage novel (partly-autobiographical?), first in the Horatio Stubbs trilogy: followed by A Rude Awakening and A Soldier Erect. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.

''the 1970s also saw the author beginning to publish non-sf fictions more substantial than his previous two, The Brightfount Diaries and The Male Response). He gained his first bestseller and some notoriety with THE HAND-REARED BOY (1970). This, with its two sequels, A Soldier Erect (1971) and A Rude Awakening (1978), deals with the education, growth to maturity and war experiences in Burma of a young man whose circumstances often recall the early life of the author'' (David Pringle & John Clute/Encyclopedia of SF).

Title: The Hand-Reared Boy (signed by the author).

Author Name: Aldiss, Brian W.

Categories: Other,

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicholson: London.: 1970.

ISBN Number: 0297179608

ISBN Number 13: 9780297179603

Binding: Uncorrected book proof (trade paperback).

Grading: Spine lean, page edges a little browned, a G/VG copy.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 03889