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Fry, Stephen. THE STAR'S TENNIS BALLS - Hutchinson 2000

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The Star's Tennis Balls by Stephen Fry. 2000 - Hutchinson. For sale is a first edition, first printing. fine used hardback book in a very good dust jacket.

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For sale is a fine hardback copy of the novel, The Star's Tennis Balls by Stephen Fry, published in 2000 by Hutchinson.

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Title The Star's Tennis Balls
Author Stephen Fry
Publisher Hutchinson
Edition first edition, first printing
Copyright Year 2000
ISBN 0091801516
Cover Price 16.99
No. Pages 371
Dimensions 24 cm x 16 cm
Weight (kg) 0.68

The book is a first edition, first printing as evidenced by a full numberline on the copyright page.

The book has blue boards and gold lettering. The boards have no knocks or signs of wear. Internally there are no marks or inscriptions. The pages are clean and not excessively toned, have no tears or creases, and the binding is tight and square.

The very good dust jacket is complete showing the original cover price of £16.99. It has minor wear to the upper edge.

Overall a fine copy of a novel by a popular author.

The book is not an ex library book, it has no remainder marks or publisher's stamps.

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Stephen Fry

As well as being the bestselling author of three novels, Making History, The Hippopotamus, and The Stars' Tennis Balls, and the first volume of his autobiography, Moab is My Washpot, Fry has played Peter in Peter's Friends, Wilde in the film Wilde, Jeeves in the television series Jeeves and Wooster and (a closely guarded show-business secret, this) Laurie in the television series Fry and Laurie.

Synopsis of this title

The story of a very nice young man called Ned Maddstone who, 20 years after being seized outside a Knightsbridge language college and thrown into solitary confinement as a political prisoner, returns to London implacably focused upon revenge.

Reviews of this title


"The Stephenesque ... a national as well as a family treasure." -- "Guardian"

"It is impossible to be unimpressed by Stephen Fry's writing." -- "Scotland on Sunday"

"No one can make you feel quite like Stephen Fry can." --"Time Out"

"Stephen Fry is one of the great originals." -- "Financial Times"

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