A RECKLESS PURITAN. by Rickard, Mrs. Victor (Jessie Louise Rickard…

A RECKLESS PURITAN. by Rickard, Mrs. Victor (Jessie Louise Rickard (1876 -1963) < >


Edition: First edition.

New York: George H. Doran, (1921) dj. Hardcover first edition - A romantic novel by this prolific Irish writer who was one of the founding members. along with Dorothy Sayers and Chesterton, of The Detective Writers Club. An attractive little Irish girl is carried off to a new way of life by a very worldly English gentleman. "The quaint life of an Irish village, the glittering unreality of an unskilled girl alone in London who endures the tyranny of domestic service and the injustice of the courts rather than yield one jot of her integrity, and the true love that she wins out of circumstances which would have ended everything for a less valiant soul." 301 pp.

Condition: Fair condition only in a good dust jacket (some dampstaining and mottling to the back cover, but nicely covered by the very uncommon dust jacket, overall edgewear to dj)

Book ID: 73445
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