Author:Bowers, Penelope


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The Loaf and the Lilies

By: Bowers, Penelope

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd.: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20560

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 ... View more info