Okri, Ben: In Arcadia. First Edition/First Printing. *Signed*« back
This is a first edition and first printing of In Arcadia by Ben Okri, published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in 2002.
The book and protected dust jacket are in Fine condition with no inscriptions and not price clipped.
Signed by the author to the title page.
A group of angry and ill-assorted people accept an invitation to make a journey. Inspired by a painting and financed by a mysterious benefactor, they set off to discover the real Arcadia. Or what remains of it. Their journey begins in ignorance and chaos at Waterloo Station and takes them through superstition and myth to harmony. In the Louvre, in front of Poussin's masterpiece, they begin to understand.