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Beyond Desire

by La Mure, Pierre

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New York: Random House, 1955. Hardbound . Book Club Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: red boards; a Good book, with a Good dust jacket. Dust jacket art by Daniel Schwartz. An historical novel based on the life of Felix and Cecile Mendelssohn. Author Pierre La Mure was a successful French writer. His weekly articles from America appeared for many year in a Paris newspaper and were reprinted through Europe and South America. His biographies and Edison and Rockefeller were well received and earned him the Strassburger prize for literature. However, after war broke out in Europe, his career as a French writer came to an end. Moulin Rouge (published in 1950) was his first novel written in English. 8vo (about 8.5 inches tall) 310 pages.
  • Seller: The Bookworm US (US)
  • Seller Inventory #: 061684
  • Title: Beyond Desire
  • Author: La Mure, Pierre
  • Format/binding: Hardbound
  • Book condition: Used
  • Edition: Book Club Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Random House
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1955


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