Author:Boyd, Madeleine


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Life Makes Advances

By: Boyd, Madeleine

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16630


Condition: Very Good+ in Good dj

[a bit of spotting/soiling to page edges, light shelfwear to bottom edge, minor fading to cloth near top of spine; jacket shows some edgewear, darkened with age, various tiny nicks here and there]. A particularly fine example of a "novel of retribution," this roman a clef was penned by a French-born New York translator and literary agent (known as the person who first brought Thomas Wolfe to the attention of Max Perkins at Scribner's) after she had separated from her husband, Irish-born critic and essayist Ernest Boyd. In the novel she is "Nicole," a middle-class French girl ... View more info