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GUIBERT, Hervé
GUIBERT, Hervé
GUIBERT, Hervé
GUIBERT, Hervé
GUIBERT, Hervé

GUIBERT, Hervé

To The Friend Who Did Not Save My Life

NY: Atheneum, 1991. First American edition. 245pp. Octavo; white boards backed with purple cloth; gilt spine titles; dust jacket. Light shelfwear, a touch of browning to tops of boards. Else fine in a near fine, unclipped jacket, with toning to flaps and a small interior damp stain to heel of spine. Translated by Linda Coverdale.

A loosely autobiographical AIDS novel by French writer and photographer Hervé Guibert (1955-1991), a close friend of philosopher Michel Foucault, here fictionalized as the character Muzil. A bestseller in France, Guibert's book propelled him to celebrity status for the final year of his life. Though unstated, this copy from the library of New York School poet, librettist, and publisher Kenward Elmslie (1929-2022).
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