The Telling of Lies, Findley, Timothy. Published by Viking, Toronto, 1986. First Edition/First Printing. Signed by Author without inscription on title page. Blue boards with gilt spine titles. 8vo up to 9½” tall. 359 pages. Contents in fine condition with light dust soiling to outside fore-edge; unclipped jacket has age yellowing to flaps and otherwise fine.
The Telling of Lies is a mystery book; in 1988 it was published in softcover in the United States and subsequently won an Edgar Allan Poe Award. Timothy Findley (1930 – 2002) was a Canadian novelist and playwright. In addition to winning every major Canadian literary award, Findley was appointed to The Order of Canada in 1985; in 1997 he was made a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by France. 003111 $20