THE FALLEN SPARROW. Dorothy B. Hughes.


New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, [1942]. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-307 [308-312: blank], original blue gray cloth, spine stamped in white, top edge stained red. First edition. Signed by Hughes on the second half title page. "Kit, all nerves exposed after a torture session in Spain, returns to N. Y. to declare open season on a circle of phony refugees who murder his best friend. The sellout of his girl, killing of an F.B.I. friend, bait of some golden goblets, identity of his Spanish inquisitor, and allure of Toni, make for expert ersatz." - Kirkus review, 4 September, 1942. Made into a film of the same title in 1943 starring John Garfield and Maureen O'Hara. Hubin p. 421. A very good copy in a very good dust jacket with light chipping to the corner tips and spine ends with loss, mild edge wear to the upper front panel and a 12 mm closed tear, red ink title lettering on spine faded to pink. (24723). Item #24723

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