London: The Bodley Head, 1969. [Comic novel] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (21 x 14cm), pp.319; . Publisher's gilt-titled green cloth in pictorial dust-wrapper illustrated by Stephen Russ. A fine copy of the book in near-fine wrapper, clipped and re-priced by the publisher in New Pence (£4.95). Greene's hilarious novel concerns Henry Pulling, a retired bank manager, who meets his old aunt for the first time in over 50 years. She persuades him to travel with her. Through his aunt, a veteran of Europe's hotel bedrooms, Henry joins a shiftless, twilight society, coming alive after a dull suburban lifetime. Item #53572
WOBBE, R.A, "Graham Greene - A Bibliography and Guide to Research"
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