Translated from the Polish by Louis Iribarne. Published by Sidgwick & Jackson, London, 1981. First U.K. Edition, First Printing. Hardcover, cloth. Octavo. 288pp. Fine in Fine dust jacket
First English language appearance of Milosz’s first novel after winning the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1980.
‘The valley of the Issa has the distinction of being inhabited by an unusually large number of devils.’