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The Minister - Maurice Edelman

Hamish Hamilton, 1961, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Good+ - in Good DJ. Edges of DJ somewhat ruffled, small tears at the tail of the spine with slight loss. Gently bruised at head & tail of spine and corners.

From the cover: “At the height of his success as Secretary of State for Commonwealth and Colonial Affairs, Geoffrey Melville, relaxing after a speech in honour of an African leader at Lancaster House, makes an indiscreet remark to his neighbour, a political hostess, which involves him and the nation in a mesh of tragedy centred in Africa.”

Jacket designed by Charles Mozley. Size: 7½" x 5". Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 286 pages.