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The Hemingway Valise by  Robert Olen Butler

The Hemingway Valise

by Robert Olen Butler

First edition. Limited edition of 100 copies issued in cloth, numbered and signed by the author. As new, unread copy in dust jacket. "Having embedded in Mexico, London, and Berlin in the years leading up to the first World War, journalist-turned-spy Christopher Marlowe Cobb has already lived many lives by the time he returns to Paris in 1922. He’s traveled there to work on his novel, so it’s no surprise that he soon finds himself mixed up in the expatriate literary scene that famously convened at the Shakespeare & Company bookstore in post-war Paris, a crew that featured such authors as Ezra Pound, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and, of course, Ernest Hemingway, with whom Cobb quickly becomes friends. Like Cobb, Hemingway is working on a novel; unlike Cobb, however, Hemingway’s manuscript has just been stolen by foreign agents who suspect that it contains sensitive information. Never one to shy away from danger, Cobb volunteers to retrieve it—but he’ll need all of his spycraft skills to infiltrate the compound where it’s cached." Book 37 in the Bibliomystery series published by The Mysterious Bookshop.

Inventory Number: 44728

$50.00