WARRIOR'S REST

WARRIOR'S REST

Rochefort, Christiane
New York: David McKay, [1959].

$ 30.00

First US edition. Translated by Lowell Bair. Bright blue cloth, spine stamped in silver. Near fine with some light wear to edges. In a very good jacket, lightly rubbed with wear and some chipping at extremities and handful of very small closed tears at edges, light crease to bottom of front panel.

Winner of the Prix de la Nouvelle Vague, Christiane Rochefort's first novel centers around a tumultuous relationship between a young girl and her older, depressed and alcoholic lover. Though relatively unknown to English-speaking audiences, Warrior's Rest was a bestseller in France, and it served as the source material for the 1962 Roger Vadim film of the same name starring Brigitte Bardot.


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