The Essential Mary Webb

By: Martin Armstrong (intro)

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The essential Mary Webb - Webb's star should have risen higher according to critical review >>> "This year’s discovery has been Mary Webb, author of Gone to Earth. She is a genius, and I shouldn’t mind wagering that she is going to be the most distinguished writer of our generation."- Rebecca West, review of Gone to Earth. Literally dozens of other respected literary figures off unstinting praise for Webb's skill as a wordsmith. Armstrong presents selections of Webb's prose & poetry (Golden Arrow, Gone to Earth, Seven for a secret, precious Bane & Armour wherein he trusted, six essays & 12 poems - a fine sampling with attractive artwork in a 30s style. Webb's Shropshire characters inspired Stella Gibbons wondeerful parody, Cold Comfort Farm. 416pp & just under 500g for post. dj has a repaired tear 1" at top left.

Title: The Essential Mary Webb

Author Name: Martin Armstrong (intro)

Illustrator: Norman Hepple and Rowland Hilder.

Categories: - WAR IN THE PACIFIC, POETRY, PROSE, VERSE, RHYME, BIOGRAPHIES, AUTOBIOGRAPHIES, MEMOIRS, FICTION,

Publisher: UK, Jonathan Cape: 1949

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good/Fair

Size: 20cm

Seller ID: 010797

Keywords: Webb Mary,