London: Chapman & Hall, . 8vo. First edition. Original navy cloth, gilt. Top edge stained blue. Marbled endpapers. Illustrated by Stuart Boyle. Slightly cocked. Label on front pastedown for the Percy Pemberton Prize, Trinity College Cambridge. Neat ink ownership on verso of fly. Near fine. Item #5787
'Mr Joyboy was waiting for Dennis at the side entrance of the mortuary. Whispering Glades was ideally equipped for the smooth movement of bodies.' Black humour at the expense of the American funeral business and the show business of Hollywood.
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