CLUBLAND HEROES - A nostalgic study of some recurrent characters in the romantic fiction of Dornford Yates, John Buchan and Sapper.
Barrie and Jenkins, London, 1974, revised edition, [vi], 186pp, dark blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured lettered dustwrapper with images of subject authors on reverse, revising and updating the edition first published in 1953, especially with regard to Dornford Yates (Major William Mercer) who was still living at the time of the first edition, an affectionate evocation of a time created by Yates, Buchan and Sapper, where Britain ruled enormous areas of the world and leisured London clubmen played the peacetime game of war against cads, crooks and beastly foreigners, lightly rubbed at tips, very slight bow to boards, dustwrapper: clipped, lightly rubbed at tips, laminate lifting at upper hinge, very good in a good plus dustwrapper,
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Keywords: literary criticism yates mercer sapper mcneile buchan