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The Captive of Zour - Marc Peyre

Alan Ross, 1966, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Good+ - in Good+ DJ. Dustwrapper a little rubbed at the edges with a couple of small, closed, tears. Edges of the textblock lightly spotted.

From the cover: “An administrative error has been committed, and a prisoner lies forgotten in one of the hundred dungeons of the prison at Zour. A curious stranger, dressed in black, tries to plead the captive's cause: he manages to awaken somewhat the town's conscience. A movement is begun. The Council decides to call the town's population to the big square to vote on whether the prisoner should be liberated. The order is given for him to be dug out from his underground dungeon and brought to face the people. As night falls, a stretcher is carried into the square…”
Size: 7½" x 5"
Number of Pages: 185
Introduction: Lawrence Durrell