HANGOVER SQUARE OR THE MAN WITH TWO MINDS: A STORY OF DARKEST EARL'S COURT IN THE YEAR 1939. Patrick Hamilton.
HANGOVER SQUARE OR THE MAN WITH TWO MINDS: A STORY OF DARKEST EARL'S COURT IN THE YEAR 1939.

HANGOVER SQUARE OR THE MAN WITH TWO MINDS: A STORY OF DARKEST EARL'S COURT IN THE YEAR 1939.

New York: Random House, [1942]. Octavo, pp. [1-10] [1-2] 3-307 [308] [309-310: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], title page printed in green and black, original gray green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and silver, top edge stained black. First U.S. edition. A dark psychological novel in which the main character exhibits a dual personality. "Grim and powerful, this work is possibly the most valid fictional treatment and psychological study of the criminally insane." - Steinbrunner and Penzler, Encyclopedia of Mystery and Detection, p. 183. Filmed in 1945 with Laird Cregar, George Sanders and Linda Darnell. Barzun and Taylor, A Catalogue of Crime 1073. Hubin (1994), p. 368. A very good copy, darkening to cloth to edges, inked signature to front free end paper, end papers show some age darkening in a very good dust jacket, rubbing and some shelf wear to edges, chip to upper left front corner/spine fold, two nicks to spine panel. (10396). Item #10396

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