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Hangover Square; Or The Man With Two Minds. A Story Of Darkest Earl's Court In The Year 1939

Hangover Square; Or The Man With Two Minds. A Story Of Darkest Earl's Court In The Year 1939

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Hangover Square; Or The Man With Two Minds. A Story Of Darkest Earl's Court In The Year 1939

by Hamilton, Patrick

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New York: Random House, 1942. First American Edition, First Printing. Cloth. Near fine/very good. First American edition of Hangover Square or The Man with Two Minds by Patrick Hamilton.. Octavo, [8], 308pp. Green cloth, title in black and silver on spine. Top edge dyed black. Stated "First Printing" on copyright page. Solid text block, faint toning along top edge and endpapers, a near fine example. In the publisher's dust jacket, $2.50 retail price on front flap, small chipping to spine, corners, and flap folds. Light sunning to spine and a short closed tear to rear panel. (Dark Page I, p. 130).

Synopsis

Hangover Square is a 1941 novel by English playwright and novelist Patrick Hamilton (1904–1962). Subtitled A tale of Darkest Earl's Court it is set in that area of London in 1939. A black comedy, it is often cited as Hamilton's finest novel, exemplifying the author's concerns over social inequalities, the rise of Fascism and the hovering doom of World War II.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
12964
Title
Hangover Square; Or The Man With Two Minds. A Story Of Darkest Earl's Court In The Year 1939
Author
Hamilton, Patrick
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First American edition of Hangover Square or The Man with Two Minds by Patrick Hamilton.
Format/Binding
Cloth
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
very good
Quantity Available
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Edition
First American Edition, First Printing
Publisher
Random House
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1942
Keywords
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