Midnight Express :: Billy Hayes with William Hoffer soon to be presented for sale on the excellent BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Andre Deutsch, 1977, Hardback in dust wrapper.
From the cover: A nice American boy going through a mild version of student rebellion, off on his post-college travels, smoking a little hash and fool enough to think it would be clever to smuggle about 4lbs of it back to his friends. Arrested at Istanbul airport; sentenced to four years in jail; sentence increased later to thirty years It happened in the early 70s when the Turks were determined to make a show of strictness. As Billy Hayes soon learnt, the big local villains were in and out of prison in no time. It was the foreign mugs like him (and youn…
Very Good in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper unevenly sunned at the margins of the panels with a small damp-stain to the top edge of the rear flap. A little age-toning to the edges of the text block. The contents complete, clean and tight.
Grey boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 238 pages. 8¾” x 5½”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I tempt you with something from my Biography catalogue?