Secret Front. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: GALLICO, Paul

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GALLICO, Paul. The Secret Front. Mew York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1940. First Edition. Pp (16),3-381,(5). 8vo [142 x 204 mm], blue cloth, gilt lettering tospine, top edge dyed blue. Paul William Gallico (b. July 26, 1897, New Yor k City – d. July 15, 1976, Monaco) was an American novelist, short story and sports writer. "He was an obscure copy-reader on a great metropolitan newspaper who let his romantic dreams run away with him, and as a result became invlved in some of the most bizarre and hair-raising experiences you've ever read about. Thousands of men and women are already Holliday fans, delighting in each of his romantic adventures. In this novel they will find him at his best, and they will find that his adventures have never been more strange, more exciting—yet they are right out of today's headlines. He is nowan established correspondent on the fighting fronts of Europe. He witnesse s the terrific drive of Germany's armed might, and sees the jealous bickerings and violence of those high in the Nazi leadership. Aboard a German submarine, he takes part in the daring invasion of a British naval base. He becomes involved in a dark mystery at the center of Nazi power—a mystery whosesolution would go far to solving the problems of nations. Intrigue and dan ger follow him everywhere, and two women complicate his life; one an English girl who loves Hitler, the other a charming America whose life is threatened. Here indeed is a marvellous tale of modern derring-do, fast, dramatic,colorful. It you are among the unfortunate ones who are not yet acquainted with Hiram Holliday, you had better come aboard—but hold fast, because Gal lico obeys no speed laws." (from the dj). Smudge to last page, else very good in edgeworn, price-clipped dustjacket. 50.00

Title: Secret Front. First American Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: GALLICO, Paul

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1940,:

Seller ID: 107541

Keywords: LITERATURE AMERICAN LITERARY FICTION NOVELS UNITED STATES WORLD WAR II WW2 EUROPE NAUTICAL,