London: Secker and Warburg, . First Edition. Octavo (24cm.); publisher's white simulated cloth in pictorial dust jacket; ,437pp. Minor wrinkling to jacket extremities, including faint crease to upper panel, rather aggressively effaced ownership inscription to half title, textblock lightly toned throughout due to poor paper stock (as usual), else a Very Good or better copy. Adapted into the 2001 John Madden film of the same title starring Nicholas Cage, John Hurt, and Penelope Cruz.