384 pp. 8vo. A novel by the popular English humorist. The heroine here, Jill Mariner, is a young woman from the lower end of the upper class. We follow her through financial disaster, a broken engagement, an awkward stay with some grasping relatives, employment as a chorus girl, and of course, the finding of true love. Other characters include wealthy Drone Freddie Rooke and writer Wally Mason, her childhood friends; her financially inept uncle Major Christopher Selby; her fiancee at the beginning of the book, the M.P Derek Underhill, and his domineering mother, Lady Underhill; Jill's unpleasant relatives, Elmer and Julia Mariner; more Drones Club members, various chorus girls, composers and other theatrical types, and, of course, miscellaneous servants.
Keywords: LITERATURE BRITISH FICTION
Base of boards lightly stained, front hinge just starting, ink gift note on front endpaper. A.L. Burt Company, New York, 1920. Reissue. Good/No Jacket. (Inventory #: 2180837)
Literature, American & Military History, General Antiquarian
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