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HANRAHAN, Barbara. The Albatross Muff : A novel . London: Chatto & Windus, 1977. First UK Printing. Pp. (8),7-206,(2). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. The third novel by the Australian author. "Stella leaves Australia as a young girl and comes with her widowed mother to live in London.The year is 1856. She makes friends with Edith Hall, whose father is aprop er English gentleman and a friend of the author Charles Dickens. Stella is jealously protexted by her old nurse,a former convict called Moak, whose powers of white magic turn into black as time passes and Stella changes into an attractive young woman. Mr Hall, whose wife is an invalid worn out by producing girl babies, finds solace in Stella, adn Stella's English fairy-tale grows increasingly sinister." - from the introductory blurb. Very slight spine roll, else very good in clean, crisp, unclipped dust jacket. 30.00
Title: Albatross Muff : A novel. 1st UK in dj.
Publisher: Chatto & Windus, London, 1977, ISBN:0701121971:
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