Overhead in a Balloon : Stories of Paris. First Edition in dustjacket

By: GALLANT, Mavis

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GALLANT, Mavis. Overhead in a Balloon: Stories of Paris. Toronto : Macmillan of Canada, (1985). First Edition. Pp (8),1-196,(4). 8vo, blue cloth, giltlettering to spine. “The publication of a new book by Mavis Gallant is alw ays an event to be celebrated by admirers of fine fiction. Readers of Overheard in a Balloon will rejoice in this collection of twelve recent stories,all of them set in Paris, the author's adopted home and a city whose nuanc es she brings to life through a wide range of characters: squabbling belletrists, bewildered parents, scheming art dealers, beleaguered tenants, and feckless drifters.” - from the dj. Contents : Speck's Idea; Overhead in a Balloon; Luc and His Father; A Painful Affair; Larry; A Flying Start; Grippesand Poche; A Recollection; Rue de Lille; The Colonel's Child; Lena; The As sembly. Very good in nicked dustjacket. 25.00

Title: Overhead in a Balloon : Stories of Paris. First Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: GALLANT, Mavis

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Macmillan of Canada, Toronto, 1985, ISBN:0771596871:

Seller ID: 10758

Keywords: LITERATURE FIRST CANADA WOMEN LITERARY CANADIAN FICTION PARIS FRENCH PARISIAN,