Julian Barnes (1980) ‘Metroland’, UK first edition, first printing, published by Jonathan Cape. Beautifully signed on the title page by Barnes around publication time.
Condition: fine in a fine dust jacket. A superb copy.
Barnes’ debut novel which won him the Somerset Maugham Award. Adapted in 1997 starring Christian Bale and Emily Watson. Barnes is together with Ian McEwan the best contemporary English writer of his generation and he has been accoladed multiple time including with the David Cohen Prize for Literature and the 2011 (Man) Booker Prize.