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Author Name:    RICHARDS, David Adams

Title:   Dancers at Night : Stories. First Paperback Edition.

Publisher:    Oberon, 1978, ISBN:0887502636 

Seller ID:   39074

RICHARDS, David Adams. Dancers at Night : Stories by David Adams Richards. [Ottawa] : (Oberon Press, 1978). First Edition. Pp. (4),5-149,(3). 8vo, yellow photo-illustrated card covers with grey titles to front and black titles to spine. "The present collection contains five stories, all but one of them new. Richards has always been a master of the long, slow sentence, his dialogue like the slow movement of a symphony, his colours sombre, rich anddark. But readers who know and admire his work will be surprised by the ea se and authority with which he has adapted to the quite different requirements of the story form, each of the pieces a fragment, a solid substantial slab of his familiar world." - from the rear cover. Includes the following stories: "A Rural Place", "Ramsey Taylor", "Kopochus 1825", "We, Who Have Never Suffered", and "Dancers at Night". Two faint vertical spine creases, name inked to flyleaf, four characters inked inside rear cover, else very good. 30.00


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