In the Castle of My Skin

This first edition of Lamming's debut novel has a brown dust jacket with white lettering and a black-and-white cover illustration. Some edgewear to jacket; flaps are price-clipped; inner pages faintly browned, but overall a clean copy. Endpapers and title page have illustrations by Denis Williams. An introduction by Richard Wright calls Lamming an artist with a "true gift," who "possesses a quiet and stubborn courage." 312 pages; approx. 6"x8".


  • In the Castle of My Skin
  • George Lamming
  • Denis Williams, illustrator
  • McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1954
  • First edition