182. Greene (Graham) The Condfidential Agent, first edition, light spotting, original cloth, spine slightly darkened, otherwise very good, dust-jacket, corners chipped, small portion of loss to head of lower panel, creased at head and foot, a little rubbed, otherwise excellent, preserved in custom drop-back box, 8vo, 1939.
est. £4000 – £6000
Greene wrote The Confidential Agent in only six weeks. He resorted to benzedrine to help force the pace, the habitual use of which he ultimately blamed for the break-up of his marriage.