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The Siege of Pleasure

Hamilton, Patrick

Published by Little, Brown and Company, 1932
Used Condition: Fair to Good Hardcover
From Sheila B. Amdur (Storrs Mansfield, CT, U.S.A.)

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A prequel to the author's 1929 novel *The Midnight Bell* exploring the life of young Jenny Maple and her attendance at The Midnight Bell, a pub where she descends into alcoholism and prostitution. Along with a later sequel, *The Plains of Cement*, the books were the basis for the 1963 British film *Bitter Harvest*, directed by Peter Graham and starring Janet Munro. First edition scarce. Back cover stained with some mottling along top and bottom of front cover. 246 pp plus preliminary pages. Copyright page indicated published, March, 1932. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 014827

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Title: The Siege of Pleasure

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company

Publication Date: 1932

Binding: Tan Red Scrolled Cloth

Book Condition:Fair to Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dj

Edition: First Edition First Printing.

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