New York: The Viking Press. Near Fine in Very Good dj. 1929. First American Edition. Hardcover. NOISBN . [light shelfwear only, one-time owner's signature at top of ffep; jacket somewhat age-toned, with a few tiny tears and minor paper loss surrounding top of spine, short tears at bottom hinges, one additional tiny closed tear at top of front panel]. Bates's second published novel, "the story of a woman's passionate love for her husband's romantic and shiftless brother. There are three major characters, Catherine -- Charles, her husband -- and Andrew, the lover. Their story is acted out against the background of the English countryside ablaze with the beauty which Catherine sees and feels so keenly and which she longs to share with someone else." The Spectator called it a "drowsy and beautiful book [in which] the writing throughout is exquisite." Reissued in the 1980s, but all printings of the original edition (U.S. or U.K.) are hard to come by. . (Inventory #: 19402)
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