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Goldsboro Books

Death of a Professor

Death of a Professor

by William Trevor

Publisher Colophon Press


  • Signed by the Author
  • UK First Edition
  • First Printing
  • Paperback
  • Limited Edition

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About the book

''Death of a Professor'' is a story in five parts, which focuses a college don who has been the victim of a hoax -- a false obituary, appearing in four newspapers.

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About the Author

William Trevor

William Trevor was born in Mitchelstown, County Cork. He has written many novels, and has won many prizes including the Hawthornden Prize, the Yorkshire Post Book of the Year Award, and the Whitbread Book of the Year Award. His most recent novel Love and Summer was longlisted for the Booker Prize. He is also a renowned short-story writer, and his two-volume Collected Stories was published by Viking Penguin in 2009. In 1999 William Trevor received the prestigious David Cohen Literature Prize in recognition of a lifetime's literary achievement, and in 2002 he was knighted for his services to literature. He now lives in Devon.

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    All of our books that have a dust wrapper are covered in clear protective, removable film and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition.

  • Book Condition & Notes

    A fine first edition of this limited-print short story, produced by the Colophon Press. In a blue Murillo card cover. Only 232 copies were produced - this is one of the 200 Murillo card copies, signed and numbered by the author. A further 26 were lettered A-Z and bound in cloth, and 6 were numbered I-VI and distributed privately.

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