by David Fletcher
Macmillan, 1977 [First Edition], ISBN 0333216326, hardcover, dust-jacket
Very Good Condition, a little edge and shelf wear, a little rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, previous owners inscription on front end-paper, dust-jacket shows minor edge and shelf wear, with minor rubbing to edges and corners (see photographs)
"Andrej Szymanowski, only child of an unstable mother and an embattled Polish father, finds release from the tensions of family life in an intense adolescent relationship with Imogen, daughter of his father's employer. this relationship quickly becomes the only stable reality Andrej knows. When it is cruelly severed by Imogen's mother, acting on the promptings of rumour and gossip, the boy is all but destroyed."