Publisher:Jonathan Cape/Angus & Robertson, London . Sydney, 1954
Jonathan Cape/Angus & Robertson, 1954, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First
note. Blue coloured boards with silver embossed titles to the front panel and backstrip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the backstrip. Set in Sydney just after World War II, it is the story of Irma, a refugee, and Lloyd Fitzherbert. Irma is 18 and is a haunted refugee from the Communist party, while Lloyd confesses to having had murdered in the past. How can these two people understand the hazards of their secret marriage? Softening of the backstrip edges and rubbing to the book corners. Browning and a few marks to the textblock edges and light age toning of the internal text. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and top backstrip edge. Rubbing to the dustwrapper panels and stunning to the backstrip. The dustwrapper panels, and the verso of the dustwrapper, are browned. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (8), 9-343, (1) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Crime Fiction; Australia; Inventory No: 0112768.