THE ERL-KING. Translated from the French by Barbara Bray. London: Collins, 1972. Octavo, boards. First edition in English. A translation of LE ROI DES AUINES (1970). A metaphysical fantasy set during World War II, winner of the Prix Goncourt. LE ROI DES AUINES was the basis of a 1996 film Der Unhold (The Ogre) directed by Volker Schlöndorff. It was also adapted for the stage by Tom Perrin in 2002. Small abrasion on the front paste-down from removal of a small sticker, else a fine copy in fine price-clipped dust jacket. (#160492).
"First published in this translation 1972" on copyright page.