London: Pandora, 1990. 1st UK Edition. Octavo, publisher's blue cloth, spine gilt, original illustrated dust jacket.
"Writing is one method of dealing with being human or wanting to suicide cause in order to write you kill yourself at the same time while remaining alive." First UK edition of influential postmodernist writer and performance artist Kathy Acker's most mature work. Reimagining the passionate and destructive relationship between Rimbaud and Verlaine, Acker successfully intersects three cycles of narrative in her defiant and evocative prose. Published simultaneously in the US. Fine, in unclipped dust jacket. Item #2936