London: Allison & Busby, 1977. First Edition. Black cloth hardback in original unclipped dust jacket. Set in The Balkans and spanning a period of thirty-four years, this novel tells of the wanderings of a certain Lobe Obblemun. As World War II starts, and the Germans invade, Lobe experiences war, repression, revolution, love, politics and suffering. This is a story packed with incident, and unforgettable characters. Dust jacket has light soiling the back, and slight age toning to the edges. Inside the book is clean and tidy. 225 x 140 mm (8¾ x 5½ inches).
This was Tom Mallin's first book - his other published novels are: 'Dodecahedron', 'Knut', 'Erowina', and 'Bedrok'.