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The Bright Nemesis

By: Gunther, John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Company: (c.1932)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13910

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dj


[solid copy, moderate soiling to page edges, light shelfwear; jacket shows some wear at edges and corners, rear panel soiled but front panel still colorful and attractive]. "A Thriller for Adults," this murder mystery, the author's second novel, is set in a fictionalized Balkan nation, "Corcisco," where a murder is investigated by "Manfred B. Tate, the mild little bulldog of a newspaper correspondent." According to the jacket blurb, much is made of the setting: "Here is a remarkable picture of life in a small Balkan state. Land and people are drawn in sharp, bril... View more info

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Eden for One: An Amusement

By: Gunther, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York/London, Harper & Brothers: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition (H-B)

Seller ID: 24726

Condition: Good+


(no dust jacket) [sound reading copy, most corners a bit bumped/worn, slight fraying to cloth at spine ends, spine somewhat darkened, some scuffing/scraping to covers; binding is firm, text is unmarked]. Gunther's second novel, a fantasy tale about a bored young man, Peter Lancelot, who is granted his every wish by a mysterious fellow named Mr. Dominy. The New York Times critic felt that the book "seems a little thin, as if Mr. Gunther had overexerted himself to put everything he had into it, where a book of the philosophical fable type should be written out of a superabundance of materia... View more info