London: M. Joseph, 1963. First edition, second printing. Hardcover. Small octavo in white DJ, 415 pages, 20 cm. This masterly story of desire, hatred and violence opens with the unforgettable character of Rufus Scott, a scavenging Harlem jazz musician adrift in New York. Racism -- United States -- Fiction.
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London: Joseph, 1968. First edition (stated). Hardcover. Octavo in white DJ, 407 pages, 21 cm. No other novel of our time strikes so close to the heart of the dilemma of the black artist in America that this contrversial, gripping portrait of a successful actor explosively confronting his angers, his.....