Published by Michael Joseph London Second Impression 1951
Hardcover with dust jacket intact and in good condition. The dust jacket has a tear to the top of the jacket and has been repaired. The d/J has a neat & new plastic cover. Slight browing and foxing on the deck. The book is tightly bound and neat.
1 in stock
In the old days a girl speculating about the profession of her future husband would count through “tinker, tailor, soldier, sailor, rich man, poor man, beggarman, thief.” It would not be hard nowadays to find men who have been called to all those stations in life in a single short lifetime, and more besides. How can we write about those men? Or about the women who haven neen buffeted from point to point along their lives course? In the old days a novel was likely to deal with only one brief period in the life of a man or a woman, is that not far more likely now?