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The Triple Echo

£4.99

Product description

Hardback patterned boards with silver guilt titles to spine, Dustjacket.
1970 first edition.
drawings by Ron Clarke.
Condotion: Good - Covers are slightly bowed, bottom of spine is slightly bumped. Faint mark/smudge/finger print on front free end-paper. Internally book looks like new. Dustjacket has sunning on spine extending (1-2 cm) to adjoining area on front/back, also rubbing to corners of DJ which has resulted in a number of small closed tears. DJ is not prive clipped.

The book is set in 1942 or 1943. Alice Charlesworth is a farmer’s wife, living in an isolated small-holding. The location is un-named, but possibly Northamptonshire. Alice’s husband has been missing, probably a Japanese P.O.W, and she is living in the isolated farm, trying to eke out a living from selling her hens’ eggs
“The farm was one of those small half-lost farms that are cut off from main roads in summer by dense barriers of beech and chestnut and repeatedly in winter by mud and fog and snow. The red-brick two-storied house and its one barn had once been thatched. Bow both had a roof of corrugated iron that shone harsh grey in the summer sun and lay on them in winter like a rusting, crumbling crown”

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1st Edition
Author(s):
Bates, H. E.
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
79
Publisher:
Michael Joseph

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Hardback patterned boards with silver guilt titles to spine, Dustjacket.
1970 first edition.
drawings by Ron Clarke.
Condotion: Good - Covers are slightly bowed, bottom of spine is slightly bumped. Faint mark/smudge/finger print on front free end-paper. Internally book looks like new. Dustjacket has sunning on spine extending (1-2 cm) to adjoining area on front/back, also rubbing to corners of DJ which has resulted in a number of small closed tears. DJ is not prive clipped.

The book is set in 1942 or 1943. Alice Charlesworth is a farmer’s wife, living in an isolated small-holding. The location is un-named, but possibly Northamptonshire. Alice’s husband has been missing, probably a Japanese P.O.W, and she is living in the isolated farm, trying to eke out a living from selling her hens’ eggs
“The farm was one of those small half-lost farms that are cut off from main roads in summer by dense barriers of beech and chestnut and repeatedly in winter by mud and fog and snow. The red-brick two-storied house and its one barn had once been thatched. Bow both had a roof of corrugated iron that shone harsh grey in the summer sun and lay on them in winter like a rusting, crumbling crown”

Added value:
1st Edition
Author(s):
Bates, H. E.
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
79
Publisher:
Michael Joseph

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