London: Heinemann, 1985. First U.K. Edition. First Impression. Octavo (22cm); light brown boards titled in gilt on the spine; dustjacket; 137pp. Spine ends are gently nudged, faint toning to page margins, else a Fine copy. The dustjacket is unclipped (priced £8.95 net) in Fine condition.
Author's first novel and winner of the Betty Trask Award and Somerset Maugham Award in 1986. "The twilight world of adolescent guilt and and rebellion seething with repressed sexuality is the subject of this startingly unique and demonic novel." (from the introduction).