BARSTOW, Stan. A Kind of Loving. London: Michael Joseph, 1960.
8vo., publisher's black boards with lettering in gilt to spine; unclipped pictorial dust wrapper with design by Adrian Bailey; pp. 285, [iii]; a fine copy with just a hint of overall toning to the jacket, and a few minor marks to endpapers.
A classic 'Kitchen Sink' novel, which tells of love and loneliness in 1960's industrial England. The novel became part of a trilogy chronicling the life of protagonist Victor Arthur Brown. It was later made into a 1962 film starring Alan Bates.