By Geoffrey Wansell. The author "has had unparalleled access to West's own explanations of his actions" (those being a serial reign of terror).
A bit frumpy, this hardcover -- edgewear to the jacket, with a notch out of the front, as shown; the boards are worn at corners and spine -- but inside it's fine, nice bright pages, sits straight. Some dustiness to page edges but nothing too discouraging. A fine reading copy.