London: Chatto and Windus, 2005. FIRST LIMITED ED. Hardcover. Limited Edition Number 296/500. Fine / Fine. As new. Unopened and unread. Signed and dated by the author on the title page. This book was published as a paperback original, however, 500 hardbacked copies were published two week earlier in a special limited edition. This is number 296 of this limited edition with a loosely inserted slip of paper offering a thank you to purchasers. The paperback publication date was July 7th, the day of the first Underground bombings in London. A remarkable and highly praised first book.