A LILY OF THE FIELD. by Lawton, John.

A LILY OF THE FIELD. by Lawton, John. < >


Edition: First US printing.

New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (2010) dj. Hardcover first edition - The seventh Inspector Troy novel, one which spans the years from 1934 to 1948."The book follows two characters Meret Voytek, a talented young cellist living in Vienna at the novel's start, and Dr. Karel Szabo, a Hungarian physicist interned in a camp on the Isle of Man. . . it seamlessly from Vienna and Auschwitz to the deserts of New Mexico and the rubble-strewn streets of postwar London, following the fascinating parallels of the physicist Szabo and musician Voytek as fate takes each far from home and across the untraditional battlefields of a destructive war to an unexpected intersection at the novel's close." Author's note. 380 pp.

Condition: Very good in a near fine dust jacket (toning to the pages, binder's flaw affecting the front hinge).

Book ID: 77668
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