Julian Barnes (2008) ‘Nothing to be Freightened of’, UK first edition, first printing, published by Jonathan Cape. Signed on the title page by Barnes.
A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. Comes with the Hatchards bellyband where the signed copy was obtained.
Barnes’ fifth non-fiction book which is a memoir and features one of the most captivating opening sentences ever written: ‘I don’t believe in God, but I miss him’. 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.