London: Jonathan Cape / London Limited Editions, 1985. First Edition. Limited Issue, one of 250 numbered copies specially bound and signed by the author, this being copy no.213. Octavo (20.5cm); marbled paper-covered boards and maroon cloth backstrip, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; publisher's glassine overlay; [vi],,7-187,pp. Fine in a Very Good+ dustjacket, with light wear to extremities, and a few tiny tears and creases. The Booker Prize-winning author's seventh book, following the success of her novel Hotel du Lac.