The Third Policeman. London: Macgibbon & Kee, 1967. First Edition, Second Impression. Pp, 200. Brown paper boards, title lettered in gilt to spine, in publisher's pictorial dust jacket, designed by John Farman. Jacket lightly toned, book in very good condition.
Voted novel of the year, it received rave reviews as a 'triumph of a book' and 'The magical stimulation of this superbly alert humour, delivered in a prose style of wonderful clarity and full of charm.' The Observer commented 'I think, even with Ulysses and Finnegans Wake behind him, James Joyce might have been envious!'