Gertrude and Claudius. John Updike.

Gertrude and Claudius

Franklin Library, 2000. First Edition. Full Leather. Near Fine+ / No Jacket as Issued. Item #497

A handsome dark purple leather First Edition signed by the author. A modern telling of the story of Hamlet of Shakespeare's tragedy. In fine unread condition but small scratch and rub on the top edge. With marbled endpapers, gold gilt cover designs and page edges, and bound-in silk bookmark. This edition limited to 1,000 Signed copies. John Updike is the recipient of almost every major artistic and literary honor, including the National Medal of the Arts and the Pulitzer Prize for Literature (twice), his most famous novels are "The Centaur," for which he won the National Book Award, "Couples" "The Witches of Eastwick," and the "Rabbit" books including ""Rabbit,Run," "Rabbit Redux," "Rabbit is Rich," for which he won the Pulitzer Prize, and "Rabbit at Rest," for which he won the American Book Award and another Pulitzer. A significant author.

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