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Title:The Concubine
Price:AUD$59.40 (about USD$42.40)
Item ID:SB00-0210245
Publisher:Heinemann, London, 1966
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Very Good
Heinemann, 1966, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First

280 pages, colour illustrated dustjacket (Illustrator not credited) light rubbing at the head and tail of the backstrip and the fold over corners. " "Gift inscription dated 1 Feb 66 to Marta Rado, (who was a senior lecturer in languages at Latrobe University, ) from Edward Morgan to celebrate a very happy visit to the press at Kingswood. (Kingswood is where William Heinemann printed their books). " "With moving simplicity, using to great effect the traditional dialogue and forms of address of the Igbo society, this first novel tells its human story in terms of classical tragedy. The gods are ever at hand to demand allegiance and to punish remorselessly human offences and frailties. This is not a novel of the conflicts of cultures: there are no white men, no European values to disturb the old truths. Human society is orderly and predictable except when the gods are wronged. " " Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Inventory No: 0210245.
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