London: Picador, 2006. First U.K. Edition. A Novel. Signed by Messud on the title-page. First UK edition, first printing with "First pubished in Great Britain in 2006 by Picador", with full number line further down on copyright page. Involved - and involving - story of three women in New York in 2001. Voted one of the Best 100 Novels of 2006 by the New York Times. Messud is also the author of the major new novel THE WOMAN UPSTAIRS. 8vo cloth. Very fine in very fine unclipped dj.