The Loaf and the Lilies

By: Bowers, Penelope

Price: $75.00

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Book Condition: Good in Fair dj


[moderate shelfwear, soiling to top edge of text block, gift inscription (non-authorial) on ffep, small vintage bookseller's rubber stamp (Bertrand Smith "Acres of Books," Long Beach, California) on front pastedown; jacket heavily worn with various chips, tears, creasing, etc.] Described as "an English story written in India" in the jacket blurb, its theme deals with "reincarnation and fate." The first of just two novels by this British author, who trained as an actress and apparently had a brief stage career in the 1930s prior to going to the Sudan (during the first year of the war) and subsequently to India, where she remained until 1947.

Title: The Loaf and the Lilies

Author: Bowers, Penelope

Categories: Fiction: Vintage,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd.: 1948

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good in Fair dj

Seller ID: 20560

Keywords: Hinduism Reincarnation First Novel