Buy. Read. Collect.

UK's largest specialist in first edition, signed books. Located in
the world famous Cecil Court.


Join Our Mailing List

Privacy by SafeSubscribe TM

Book Details

In the Country of Men

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed & Dated by the author.

£29.99

In the Country of Men

Author: Hisham Matar

Price: £29.99

Published by: Viking

Date Available: 06 July 2006

All of our books have clear protective, removable film on the dustwrapper and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition

 

Details

 

Synopsis

 

On a white-hot day in Tripoli, Libya, in the summer of 1979, nine-year-old Suleiman is shopping in the market square with his mother. His father is away on business - except that he is sure he has just seen his father, standing across the street in a pair of dark glasses. But, why isn't he waving? And, why doesn't he come over when he knows Suleiman's mother is falling apart? From a breathtaking new talent comes an utterly gripping, incredibly emotional novel told from the point of view of a young boy growing up in a terrifying and bewildering world where his best friend's father disappears and is next seen on state television at a public execution; where a mysterious man sits outside the house all day and asks strange questions; where his mother and uncle burn all his father's books when they know what an avid reader he is; and when it seems his father has finally disappeared for good. Soon, the whispers and fears, secrets and lies will become so intense that Suleiman can bear them no longer and in his terrified effort to save his family may end up betraying his friends, his parents and ultimately himself.  

Additional Information

Cover Type: Hardback

ISBN: 978-0670916399

 
Coming soon
Top Sellers
A Cruel Necessity (A John Grey Historical Mystery)

Signed, Lined & Dated

UK First Edition / First Printing

£19.99

A Cruel Necessity (A John Grey Historical Mystery) - Book of the Month November 2014

by L. C. Tyler

 

Synopsis

The superb first book in the John Grey Mysteries.   The theatres are padlocked. Christmas has been cancelled. It is 1657 and ... read more

 

Release 06 November 2014

Publisher Constable

ISBN 9781472115034

The Beat Goes On: The Complete Rebus Stories, Ian Rankin, signed first edition

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed by the author

£25.00

The Beat Goes On: The Complete Rebus Stories

by Ian Rankin

 

Synopsis

Over the years, Ian Rankin has amassed an incredible portfolio of short stories. Published in crime magazines, composed for events, broadcast o ... read more

 

Release 18 November 2014

Publisher Orion

ISBN 978-1409151555

Dandy Gilver and the Reek of Red Herrings (Dandy Gilver 9), Catriona McPherson, signed first edition

Signed by the author

UK First Edition / First Printing

£19.99

Dandy Gilver and the Reek of Red Herrings (Dandy Gilver 9)

by Catriona McPherson

 

Synopsis

On the rain-drenched, wave-lashed, wind-battered Banffshire coast, tiny fishing villages perch on ledges which would make a seagull think twice ... read more

 

Release 21 November 2014

Publisher Hodder & Stoughton

ISBN 978-1444785517

Coming Soon
Top Sellers
Raven: Odin's Wolves

Signed by the author

£24.99

Raven: Odin's Wolves - SIGNED, STAMPED & NUMBERED (x/100)

by Giles Kristian

 

Synopsis

We lusted for an even greater prize...the one prize that can never be lost or stolen or burnt. And we would find it in Miklagard... Raven an... read more

 

Release 14 April 2011

Publisher Bantam Press

ISBN 978-0593061664

Frog Music, Emma Donoghue, signed first edition

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed by the author

£16.99

Frog Music

by Emma Donoghue

 

Synopsis

San Francisco, 1876: a stifling heat wave and smallpox epidemic have engulfed the City. Deep in the streets of Chinatown live three former stars... read more

 

Release 28 March 2014

Publisher Picador

ISBN 978-1447249740

Station Eleven - Trade Edition

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed by the author

£12.99

Station Eleven - Trade Edition

by Emily St. John Mandel

 

Synopsis

DAY ONE The Georgia Flu explodes over the surface of the earth like a neutron bomb. News reports put the mortality rate at over ... read more

 

Release 29 September 2014

Publisher Picador

ISBN 9781447268963

We accept Maestro We accept Mastercard We accept Solo We accept Visa We accept Visa Electron We accept PayPal
  • ©2014. Goldsboro Books Ltd. All rights reserved. | Website design by Empire Elements Ltd.