Author: Truman Capote
Publisher: SP Books
About the Book:
A unique assemblage of Truman Capote’s notebooks and papers preserved at the Library of Congress (Washington DC) and at the NYPL (New York), for the first time published. An extraordinary insight into Truman Capote’s writing and investigation.
The present work offers a behind-the-scenes dip into the writing of the novel, following its four-part chronological structure. The reader will have the opportunity to peek at the notebooks outlining key scenes of the novel, which the published selected among the large volume of materials produced and collected by Capote.
About the Author:
Truman Capote was born in New Orleans in 1925. He is the author of many highly praised books, including A Tree of Night and Other Stories (1949), The Grass Harp (1951), Breakfast at Tiffany's (1958), In Cold Blood (1965), which immediately became the centre of a storm of controversy on its publication, Music for Chameleons (1980) and Answered Prayers (1986), all of which are published by Penguin. Truman Capote died in August 1984.
About the Publisher:
SP Books – standing for Éditions des Saints Pères – was founded in Saint-Germain-des-Prés by young publishers Jessica Nelson & Nicolas Tretiakow with the aim of creating a unique collection of great manuscripts. SP Books was born from our passion for outstanding stories, beautiful books, and above all, the original manuscripts of great works. As our lives grow increasingly digital, SP Books are committed to creating a reading experience that is at once revelatory, intimate and aesthetic: to restore the magic of handwriting to great works, that can be revisited and kept forever.
25.5 x 35.5 cm, 400 pages
Black edition, in slipcase
Limited numbered edition,1,000 copies
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