Title: This Is For Real
Author: James Hadley Chase
Illustrator: Unknown
Year: 1965 (First Edition)
Binding: Hardback
Publisher: The Thriller Book Club
Remarks: 1st Thriller Book Club edition
Book Condition: Excellent
Jacket Condition: Very Good


Description: "Robert Henry Carey was a spy who had defected to Russia and when the news leaked out that he had changed sides again, an intensive and ruthless manhunt was on. From the glamour and nerve-shattering noise of Paris, the hunt switches to violent and scorched wastelands of Senegal, West Africa.
Striking a new note with the background to this action-packed novel of espionage, James Hadley Chase upholds his reputation for compulsive readability that inspired a reviewer to acclaim him as 'far and away the best writer of thrillers in the English language.'"

Ultramarine cloth boards with black text on spine. Corners straight. Spine slightly discoloured, plus a minor bump at the tail. Unclipped (15s. 0d.) jacket has a negligible stain on the upper edge of the front flap. The spine has some minor wear and foxing. Otherwise the jacket is complete and in very good condition. Bar some foxing to the tips, pages are in excellent, unmarked condition.

Inlcludes original receipt/invoice from Bentalls Limited, where the previous owner purchased the book for 4s. 6d.

Measures 19 cm × 12.5 cm (7.6″ × 5″). Oversize 12mo. 191 pp.


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