Bishop of Hell & Other Stories by Marjorie Bowen 1949 Bodley Head 1st Edition Hardcover HC w/ Dust Jacket DJ Short Stories


Title: The Bishop of Hell and Other Stories

Author: Marjorie Bowen

Description: Book is very lightly soiled at head and tail of spine. Spine is slightly cocked. Previous owners name on ffep. All other pages are clean and binding is tight. Dust jacket has small chips at the corners with one small closed tear at the bottom front spine edge. Not price clipped. DJ has been placed in an archival protective clear cover. First Edition, 1949.

"[The stories] are, indeed, in the classic sense, Tales of Terror; but they posses a further element, to which the old-time Terror Writer did not aspire. Under the bitter fascinated realisation of love turned to loathing, under the relentless evocation of gloom, decay and tarnished grandeur, Marjorie Bowen has a capacity for anguished pity. Even in her most horrific conflicts between unforgiving jealousies or cheated ambitions she seldom fails to sound a not of compassion..."

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good.
Jacket Condition: Good.

Publisher: The Bodley Head
Place: London
Year: 1949

Size: 5 x 7.5 inches.
Pages: 230 Pages.

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