Item #27854 In Evil Hour. Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

In Evil Hour.

New York: Harper & Row, 1979. First Printing of the First Edition. A Fine copy in a Nwear Fine unclipped dust jacket with a crease to the front flap. The narrative of "In Evil Hour" is set in a small town ruled by a peculiar mayor. He fills the role of both mayor and deputy -- in other words, he is the law in town. The citizens having been facing a small problem. Every morning someone finds in his, her door a bulletin anonymously written telling a gossip about him, her or the family. The strange thing is that the fact stated in the piece of paper is known by everyone, despite people not talking about it. So what is making the citizens tense is not what will be said but who is saying those things. Solving this mystery is a job to the nameless mayor, but he is not very interested in it. To his knowledge this kind of gossip will stop sooner or later, but the reader is never certain of that. Item #27854
ISBN: 0060114142

Price: $95.00

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