Audition by Ryū Murakami [U.K. FIRST EDITION / FIRST PRINTING]
Audition by Ryū Murakami [translated by Ralph McCarthy]
U.K. FIRST EDITION / FIRST PRINTING  BLOOMSBURY
Beautiful near mint first U.K. printing-- simultaneously the first ever Hardcover printing of this 1997 Japanese Horror classic. Inspiration for the cult film directed by Takashi Miike.
Dust jacket is beautiful; now housed in a HQ brodart jacket protector. Small round stud sized imprint visible near upper left corner of Dust Jacket and underlying Boards. Otherwise, mint!
Documentary-maker Aoyama hasn't dated anyone in the seven years since the death of his beloved wife, Ryoko. Now even his teenage son Shige has suggested he think about remarrying. So when his best friend Yoshikawa comes up with a plan to hold fake film auditions so that Aoyama can choose a new bride, he decides to go along with the idea