The Cretan - Elisabeth AyrtonLondon: Hodder & Stoughton, 1963, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently faded at the spine of the dust wrapper. Personal book plate to the pastedown. Pages lightly age-tanned. Leans slightly.
From the cover: “Arkas the Cretan is a man between two worlds. As a boy he worked on the site of Minoan Knossos with Sir Arthur Evans. During the war his eardrums were burst by an explosion, and he is stone deaf. Doubly crippled, by his physical disability and his patchwork education, he is no longer a peasant, yet cannot be anything else. Guilt-ridden and revengeful, he engages in the illicit digging of archaeological treasure-trove — and in doing so courts dramatic disaster.
Size: 8" x 5½"
Number of Pages: 256
Cover Art By: Michael Ayrton
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