Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close: A Novel by Jonathan Safran Foer newly listed for sale on the fantastic BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: Hamish Hamilton, 2005, Hardback in dust wrapper.
From the cover: Nine-year-old Oskar Schell is an inventor, amateur entomologist, Francophile, letter writer, pacifist, natural historian, percussionist, romantic, Great Explorer, jeweller, detective, vegan, and collector of butterflies.
When his father is killed in the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Centre, Oskar sets out to solve the mystery of a key he discovers in his fathers closet. It is a search which leads him into the lives of strangers, through the five boroughs of New York, into history, to the bombings of Dresden and Hiroshima, and on an inward journey which brings him ever closer to some kind of peace
Very Good+ in Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper scarred at the centre of the upper panel, otherwise pleasant.
White boards with Red titling to the Spine. 326 pages. 9½” x 6¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I tempt with you something from here?