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GERTRUDE ATHERTON - The Sophisticates

London, Chapman & Hall. 1931, First UK. Hard Cover. Pale orange cloth, a little worn and grubby; spine faded; flyleaf removed; some damage to margins of two leaves. Novel. A young woman with the extraordinary name of Melton Abbey is accused of murdering her husband, a banker in a MId-Western town. She is acquitted, but her admirers believe that she did it, to expand her personalitiy. Background of the Depression, Red menace looming in the background; one character goes on about endocrinological theories. Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton 1857-1948, also wrote as Asmodeus and Frank Lin; she wrote many books about California. Good/No Jacket.
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 13 | JPą 1481] Book number 003716

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