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Quentin S. Crisp

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Status Out of print
Release Date 2020
Limitation 176 copies
Size 16 × 24 cm
Pages 176
ISBN 978-3-945795-59-0
Edition numbered edition
Workmanship Thread-stitched hardcover, bound in Asian silk, round die-cut in front board, showing a detail from the illustrated endpapers, head- and tailband, silk ribbon marker and frontispiece by the wonderful Joseph Dawson. Introduction by Lisa Tuttle.


The wonderful Lisa Tuttle wrote in her introduction in 2009:

“This short novel is Quentin S. Crisp’s most accomplished work yet, subtle and strange and powerful, a bleak and moving tale of psychological horror. The main character, Brett Stokes, is an Englishman in Japan who’s making use of a few weeks away from home to try to figure out where his last rela- tionship – and his life – went wrong. We’re warned at the beginning that “nothing happened” – and this turns out to be true, in more than one sense.”