Title While England Sleeps.
Binding Bds & Cl.w.dj.
Edition 1st American Edition/2nd Printing
Publisher New York Viking Books/Houghton Mifflin 1993
0670833495 / 9780670833498
Seller ID 011606
INSCRIBED SIGNED AND DATED IN 1994 BY LEAVITT. Leavitt's controversial novel about a love affair between two young men set against 1930's Europe & the rise of Fascism. The author Stephen Spender threatened a lawsuit againt Leavitt & his publisher claiming that Leavitt plagiarized his 1951 autobiography "World Within World" and all available copies of the book were pulled from stores & destroyed. Leavitt revised the novel in 1995 with a new preface & it was reissued in paper. Fine/fine.
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