By: ROUMAIN, Jacques. HUGHES, Langston, trans. COOK, Mercer, trans.
Reynal & Hitchcock, New York, 1947,:
Seller ID: 103923
ROUMAIN, Jacques. Masters of the Dew : A Novel of Haiti. Translated by Langston Hughes and Mercer Cook. New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, (c.1947). With "Liberty Book Club" to foot of spine on book proper and jacket. Pp. (6),vii-[viii],(2),1-180. 8vo, tan cloth with red lettering to spine. A translationof the Haitian Marxist author's masterwork, 'Gouverneurs de la Rosee'. Rou main, b. June 4, 1907, Port-au-Prince; d. August 18, 1944. "This novel fromHaiti is a vivid prose idyll of elemental urges among an elemental people. It portrays with ever-powerful simplicity the Haitian sun and s... View More...