A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius - Dave Eggers 2000 - Simon and Schuster, New York - First Edition A fine first edition of the 1990’s ‘Catcher in the Rye’.

Egger’s first novel. After reading the ‘
Rules and Suggestions For Enjoyment of This Book’, and then the preface, not to mention the copyright details and half title stating ‘This Was Uncalled For’ you are only partially prepared for this Heartbreaking Work, but who knows what lurks inside this man’s mind.

Brilliantly titled to ensure that ‘
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius’ was the first statement made at the beginning of any book review.
  First edition with number line on copyright beginning with 1 and ending in 2.

Large octavo (book size 24.3x16.5cm), pp. pp. xxxix [1] 375 [1]. In publisher’s purple cloth backed grey cloth boards, spine lettered in silver, foredge untrimmed others trimmed. Dust jacket priced ‘U.S. $23.00 Can. $34.00’ to upper corner of front flap.
  Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket   Ref: 111013   Price: HK$ 900