Spine faded, foxing on endpapers and
The book is dedicated thus: "To all those who love their kinship with the land, who love the old familiar things, who find a sense of contentment and peace in the atmosphere called HOME".
A novel by well-known Canadian writer about a young girl, Dagmar, growing up in Europe.
It tells the story of three eternal travellers Louis Kalany, a Polish Jew, his wife, Nena and their beautiful,irresistible daughter, Dagmar.
Dagmar represents the cosmopolitan innocent, the generous giver of self to society through affairs from childhood to maturity with Spanish toreadors, English noblemen, French painters and singers and Canadian barristers.
Meanwhile, father Louis is making money and mother, Nena ,holds her peripatetic family together.