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The Other Side of the Hill: Luke, Peter

The Other Side of the Hill

Luke, Peter

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ISBN 10: 0575034904 / ISBN 13: 9780575034907
Editore: Victor Gollancz Ltd, London, 1984
Condizione: Near Fine Rilegato
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Original red paper hard covers, in unclipped dust jacket. Mild/faint finger stains to lower margins of several leaves. Otherwise a clean, tight and unmarked book in like dust jacket, showing just a slight fading to spine. Very neat -- a sound and handsome copy of this author's first novel. Map endpapers. 250pp. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Codice inventario libreria 49886h

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Titolo: The Other Side of the Hill

Casa editrice: Victor Gollancz Ltd, London

Data di pubblicazione: 1984

Legatura: Hardcover

Condizione libro:Near Fine

Condizione sovraccoperta: Near Fine

Edizione: 1st Edition.

Tipologia articolo: Book

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VG condition book with dust jacket. DJ is clean, has fresh colours and has little wear to edges. Book has clean and bright contents.

From Library Journal:

A first novel by the author of the play Hadrian VII , this old-fashioned, often tedious work contains more fact than fiction. Harry Smith, an English officer in Portugal and Spain, takes part in battles and engages in a courtship with Juanita, a 14-year-old Spanish girl who becomes his wife. The Duke of Wellington walks in and out of the book, and the climactic Battle of Waterloo is followed by an epilogue detailing the lives of the major real-life characters, including Harry. The profusion of names is often frustrating, and the background of the Peninsular War is never fully utilized except for interesting asides on battlefield etiquette and camp followers. Little more than a series of vignettes that suffer from abrupt shifts in narrative, this will have extremely limited appeal. Robert H. Donahugh, P.L. of Youngstown and Mahoning Cty., Ohio
Copyright 1986 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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