By: Spencer, Claire
New York, Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith: 1930
Edition: First American Edition
Seller ID: 19799
Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dj
[beautiful copy, just a touch of shelfwear to book and jacket]. "The story of a girl whose fearlessness antagonizes the little village in Scotland which is her home, of her effect upon the three men who love her, and of how she perishes finally at the hands of her righteous townsfolk. It is the tale of a primitive Tess by an author who has never read Hardy, who uses words as though they had never been used before. The story moves swiftly from peak to peak -- murder, marriage, birth, death, until the ultimate heartbreaking climax." It also happens to have one of the most gorgeous dus... View More...