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Quentin S. Crisp

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Details

Status in production
Release Date Summer 2020
Limitation 24 copies
Size 16 × 24 cm
Pages 176
ISBN 978-3-945795-59-0
Edition lettered edition
Workmanship Signed lettered edition bound in a canvas print of Joseph Dawson‘s brilliant painting and housed in a slipcase covered in vintage kimono silk. Head- and tailband, silk ribbon marker. Hand marbled endpaper and black edges.
This comes with a complimentary paperback reading copy.

Content

The wonderful Lisa Tuttle wrote in her introduction in 2009:

“This short novel is Quentin S. Crisp’s most accomplished work yet, subtle and strange and powerful, a bleak and moving tale of psychological horror. The main character, Brett Stokes, is an Englishman in Japan who’s making use of a few weeks away from home to try to figure out where his last rela- tionship – and his life – went wrong. We’re warned at the beginning that “nothing happened” – and this turns out to be true, in more than one sense.”