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The Mandrake Root by Martha Ostenso - First Edition - 1938

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Part Number:2623

This first edition book, The Mandrake Root, was written by Martha Ostenso (1900 1963) who was a North American novelist and screenwriter.

This story revolves around Lydie Clarnece, the wife of Andrew who takes on a border in their orchard house by the name of Eric Stene. Erics grandfather, Doctor Edvard, lived in the orchard house many years ago and when Eric moves in he finds his grandfathers journals and prepares to write them into a book. When Eric first sets eyes on Lydie, he falls in love instantly with her, but has to struggle with his own desires for a married woman and her husband whom he respects and likes. Tragedy, betrayal, struggles and high emotion blend into a story of romance and friendships for all the people involved.

This book is covered in orange cloth with gray lettering. There is no dust jacket. It measures 8 x 5 ¾” x 1 ½”. In good condition with a solid binding. It was published by Dodd, Mead & Company 1938. This book will be a great addition to your collection.

 

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