WALLACE, David Foster. A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again.

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WALLACE, David Foster A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again London: Abacus, 1998.

8vo., yellow publisher's wraps lettered in black; pp. [ix], 4-353, [iii]; covers a little dirtied; some creasing along spine; one pale splash mark to the upper edge; else clean and very good.
Uncorrected proof copy of the First UK edition.
Wallace's collection of humorous essays brings together his musings on a variety of different subjects, including his early days as a nationally-ranked tennis player, the vulgarities and excesses of the Illinois State Fair, and the impact of television on contemporary literature. The title essay was originally published in Harpers magazine, and details his one-week trip aboard a cruise ship in the Caribbean.
While copies of the US proof edition can sometimes be found, the UK counterpart is ~b~scarce ~i~ in commerce.