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The Dark Wood by Christine Weston 1946-47 book psychological romance novel about a war widow

The Dark Wood by Christine Weston 1946-47 book psychological romance novel about a war widow

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Hardcover, no dust jacket, original bookstore stamped price inside, normal shelf wear of books this age, corners are worn, slight fading of maroon book-board, some yellowing, slight musty scent that should fade somewhat if book is aired out, dusty and minor wear and tear

* A young war widow runs across a man who strongly resembles her dead husband and she is drawn to him...

Moving story - she encounters a man so like her dead husband that she can transfer her affections to him in a kind of "fixation" that involves the principal characters of this novel in many arresting emotional situations and problems.

It begins. . . .

"In April the city stood upright and splendid; above it the airplanes circled, painting vaporous epigraphs across the sky, and to the gay boys who rode in them the city looked like a handful of needles thrusting upward between strands of water where liners crawled, and tugs, and corpulent ferries emitting toots.

'Oh boy!' thought the sky-writers. 'Look at her down there, sweet and unscratched. What a target! And some, remembering the cinder heaps of London, Rotterdam, Cassino and Berlin, and the wastes of Hiroshima, speculated on how many missions it would take to translate the wondrous city to a pile of blackened straws. ..."

Subject: Mystery, Thriller, Romantic

Language: English

Country of Manufacture: United States
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