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Shark Island Maurice Edelman

Shark Island - Maurice Edelman

Hamish Hamilton, 1967, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Good+ - in Good+ DJ. Unlaminated DJ a little edgeworn and faded. Edges of the textblock lightly tanned. Musty.

From the cover: “This is a novel of moral dilemmas. The British Administrator of a decaying Caribbean island is under pressure from the Government to authorise a development scheme promoted by a syndicate of U.S. gamblers. Sympathetic to the islanders’ wish to preserve their simple, religious society, the Administrator soon finds himself in conflict with the visiting Minister of State.”

Jacket designed by Charles Mozley. Size: 8" x 5¼". Blue boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 299 pages.
Shark Island Maurice Edelman