The Storyteller signed by Alan Sillitoe, 1st/1st, 1979
London: W.H. Allen, (1979).
SIGNED. First edition. This is a near fine copy. The dust wrapper has only light areas of rubbing at the bottom edge and corners and has not been price clipped. The boards are free from chips and marks and the text blocks are bright and white. The author’s signature is in black ink and with inscription on the full title page. Overall, this is a near fine copy.
Ernest Cotgrave discovers early on in life that he has the gift of spellbinding people by telling stories. After his hasty marriage he begins a career of professional entertaining, working pubs, clubs common rooms and miners' institutes with his tales.