The Emigrants [Advance Reading Copy for Ralph Ellison]
Seeking the praise of Ralph Ellison
Attractive copy of an advance review copy sent to Ralph Ellison, author of The Invisible Man, with a one-page TLS from Sonia Levinthal at McGraw-Hill seeking a favorable review. Levinthal describes the emigrants as a “group of West Indians who have set out for England in an instinctive search for a ‘better break.’” The book describes their settlement in England, “a book concerned with the isolation of man and the human predicament.” Lamming’s second book.
Description: The Emigrants [Advance Reading Copy for Ralph Ellison]
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1954. First Edition. Advance Review Copy with 1p. TLS. Cloth. Octavo. Near fine in a dust jacket which is lightly soiled and lightly chipped.