THE FALLEN SPARROW. Dorothy B. Hughes.


New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1942. Octavo, Hardcover. First edition. Signed inscription by Hughes to a well known mystery specialist dealer on the front free end paper. Also initialed on the title page by Hughes. "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. An about near fine copy, small rub mark to base of front panel in a very good dust jacket, shelf wear to corners and spine ends with some loss, triangular chip from left lower spine end to right lower corner of back panel, closed tear to lower left front panel, rubbing to folds. (7598). Item #7598

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