The Go-Between - HARTLEY, L. P.Hamish Hamilton, 1953, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Good - in Good DJ. DJ slightly ruffled along edges. Leans. Bruised gently at head and tail. Top and foredges lightly spotted. Text bright and tight.
The hero of Mr. Hartley's new novel is a boy of twelve, a more robust character than Eustace in The Shrimp and the Anemone, but with the same propensity for day-dreaming. In the summer of the year 1900 he pays a visit to a school friend at a country house in Norfolk, and there becomes involved in a drama between three grown-up people which brings tragedy to one of them and to the boy himself temporary loss of memory and a lasting distrust of life. 296pp. Size: 8vo Crown (7½" x 5") Dust wrapper in protective, removable sleeve.