London: Faber and Faber, 1963. Fourth Printing. Paperback. Used - Good. Some sticker damage to spine. Prior owner's name on inside for front cover. Text block is clean and unmarked. Binding tight and square. 12.25 x 18 cm. 223 pp. Item #12161
The Egyptian city of Alexandria once boasted the world’s greatest library, home to scholars dedicated solely to the pursuit of knowledge. But on the eve of World War II, the obsessed characters in this mesmerizing novel find that their pursuits lead only to bedrooms in which each seeks to know-and possess-the other.