Green Wood Burns Slow

By: Brice, Monica

Price: $20.00

Quantity: 1 available

Condition: Good

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(no dust jacket) [ex-library (marked as such only by presence of diagonal card holder on rear pastedown and "FIC" stamped on top edge; otherwise a solid enough copy, actually quite clean overall but with some deterioration (nibbling?) to the cloth at the right edge of the front cover, and a few small rubber-stamps (bookseller and one-time owner, not library) inside the front cover]. Mystery novel -- apparently the author's only book -- about a couple of guys who pull off a jewel robbery; set primarily in New York City and Providence, Rhode Island. A contemporary reviewer felt that the "plot is rather ingenious, and there is action enough, but a murder or two would have made the story much more interesting." (There are, however, apparently "three love stories that develop along with the other excitement." A scarce book, but who cares? It made hardly a ripple (let alone a splash) in 1938, and has faded into a possibly deserved obscurity; it might have had a cool-looking dust jacket, but unfortunately that won't help this copy.

Title: Green Wood Burns Slow

Author: Brice, Monica

Edition: First Edition

Location Published: Boston/New York, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Company: 1938

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Categories: Fiction: Mystery/Detective

Seller ID: 20538