The fourth in the Strangers and Brothers series begins with the dying Master of a Cambridge college. His imminent demise causes intense rivalry and jealousy amongst the other fellows. Former friends become enemies as the election looms.The fourth in the Strangers and Brothers series begins with the dying Master of a Cambridge college. His imminent demise causes intense rivalry and jealousy amongst the other fellows. Former friends become enemies as the election looms.Read Less
Fair. No Dustjacket. 1963. 311 pages. Orange and white cards. Tightly bound pages with light tanning throughout. Card covers are tanned and rubbed with moderate shelf wear and creasing to edges and corners. Spine is sunned, worn and creased with a small area of loss at the bottom, but text is bright.
Very Good- in J Very Good- jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" First edition / First printing. Inscribed on title-page by author to actress Joan Carroll: "To Joan Carroll / with best wishes / from / C P Snow / Apr. 30/64". Book: slight wear along edges, small spot on lower right corner of front endpaper. Jacket: slight over-all darkening to white jacket, slight chipping at top of spine. 14.5 x 21. hard cover. 374pp. Signed: I Inscribed & Signed By Author.
Vivid characters and settings and a twisty plot offer a wonderful behind the scenes look at academic life in a Cambridge college during the early twentieth century. Humanizes a setting not ordinarily available to most people.
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