NY: Michael Kensend Publishing, 1989. First edition thus. x, 169pp. 8vo. Blue cloth; silver spine titles; dust jacket. Bumped/softened spine ends. Else very near fine in a near fine jacket, unclipped, showing minor toning. Dust jacket design by Jackie Schuman. Presumed first hardcover edition of the Sudanese novelist's best-known work, as translated by Denys Johnson-Davies. Originally published in 1969 as part of the Heinemann African Writers Series.