New York: The Penguin Press, 2004. First American edition. Hardcover. 486pp. Large octavo [24 cm] 1/4 maroon with dark green paper covered boards, a gilt stamped title on the spine, and the author's initials stamped in gilt on the front cover. Marbled endsheets. Very good. The spine ends are bumped, and the spine is just a little rolled. There are a multitude of very small, light stains on the top edge of the text block. Weak front hinge. The top corners of several pages have been turned down. In a near fine dust jacket, with gently bumped edges. Item #33335
This longtime bestseller in Spain, now translated, is beginning to be appreciated in the U.S. as a well crafted thriller of the first order.