The Stonemason. Limited Signed Edition (1994)

Author: Cormac McCarthy

Book ID: 68292

Price: 1,500.00

The Stonemason: A Play In Five Acts. New Jersey: Ecco Press, 1994. First Edition, Limited Issue. Quarter cloth, papers boards, housed in publisher’s slipcase. A fine bright copy.

Limited Numbered Edition of 350 Copies, Signed by the Author. Additionally, personally inscribed by McCarthy on the colophon page.

Written in the late 1980s and first performed in 1995. The play centers around a Southern black family based on one that McCarthy spent many months working with. Set in Louisville, Kentucky in the 1970s, it delves into several generations of this family, revealing their dynamics, struggles, and connections.

‘Cormac McCarthy has crafted a drama that bears all the hallmarks of his great fiction: precise observation of the physical world; language that has the bite of common speech and the force of Biblical prose; and a breathtaking command of the art of storytelling.’

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