Hoax, The

New York: Harcourt Brace, 1930. First American edition. Cloth. First American edition. Hardcover 166pp. Translated from the Italian, with an Introduction by Beryl de Zoete. Green cloth, showing slight rubbing to gilt on spine. Svevo’s last published work but his first to be published in America. Known chiefly for his novel Confessions of Zeno, which had been widely praised by Joyce, Svevo rivals Kafka in his original insights into the alienated modern personality, Very scarce, Very Good (No Jacket). Item #4553

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