FREE FALL. London: Faber and Faber, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. 7500 copies printed. The author's fourth novel. "According to [Arthur T.] Broes, FREE FALL 'is the most openly optimistic of Golding's novels, stating explicitly what he had earlier suggested only implicitly. Man is a flawed and imperfect vessel. Nevertheless there is a spiritual dimension to him and is universe ..." - Harte and Riley (eds), 200 Contemporary Authors, p. 127. Gekoski and Grogan A6a. Slight spine lean, a fine copy in fine dust jacket with several faint fox marks on rear panel. (#65699).