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SPARK, MURIEL - The Hothouse By the East River

Title: The Hothouse By the East River
Description: New York: Viking Press, 1973. 1st American Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several small nicks and spots of rubbing, especially to the top spine end and top rear flap edge. There is a vertical crease to the front dust jacket flap. "Spark began writing seriously after the war, under her married name, beginning with poetry and literary criticism. In 1947 she became editor of the Poetry Review. In 1953 Muriel Spark was baptised in the Church of England but in 1954 she decided to join the Roman Catholic Church, which she considered crucial in her development toward becoming a novelist. Penelope Fitzgerald, a fellow novelist and contemporary of Spark, wrote that Spark 'had pointed out that it wasn't until she became a Roman Catholic...". Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket .

Keywords: Modern Fiction First Edition Muriel Spark New York Modern Fiction Firsts

Price: US$ 25.00 Seller: S. Howlett-West Books
- Book number: 35023

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