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Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket
Spine very faded. Some fading to margins of boards. Previous owner's signature. A few spots of foxing. With front flap only of the dust-jacket.; First English edition. 396 pages. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 213 x 140mm. A novel. Text in English, translated from the Norwegian by Arthur G. Chater. "This is the second volume of Sigrdi Undset's trilogy of modern Norwegian life that began with 'The Wild Orchid.' Paul Selmer has settled down to married life and the probems that follow an unwise marriage. We see the development in soul and nature of a strong, impulsive man who cannot be bound by the fetters of middle-class conventionality, yet, bursting them asunder, can only find his freedom in Faith." - from blurb on front flap of dust-jacket.