The Dying Animal by Philip Roth 1st / 1st 2001
This is a first edition and first print published by Houghton Miffin Company in New York 2001. This copy is fine. The dust jacket has very minor wear to the corners and edges. The boards are free from chips. It has not been price clipped. The text block is clear and without browning or foxing. There is no previous owners ink and the pages are clean.
Kepesh is fascinated by the beautiful young Consuela Castillo, a student in one of his courses. Kepesh is finally destroyed by his inability to comprehend emotional commitment.