While England sleeps. David Leavitt.

While England sleeps

New York: Viking, 1993. Hardcover. 304p., very good first edition in quarter-cloth boards and unclipped d.

The original version of the novel, on two gay Englishmen in the 1930s, one of whom joins the fight against Franco. The novel was withdrawn under threat of a lawsuit by Stephen Spender, who showed that Leavitt plagiarized his autobiography; Leavitt removed and changed passages then reissued.

Cat.No: 17835
ISBN: 0670833495

Price: $15.00