New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1944. First American edition. Hardcover. 288pp. Octavo [20 cm] Tan cloth over boards lettered and pictorially stamped in pink and black. Publisher's brown top stain. The book is in near fine condition, with minor bumping to the spine ends and tanned pages. There is a bookseller's small label on the rear pastedown. With the dust jacket illustrated by Arthur Hawkins, in very good condition. Age-toned and lightly chipped at the edges. Item #41722
A relentless exploration of human behavior, and a story taking place in a New England college town, about a woman's tormented existence as the wife of a self-centered, neurotic Cambridge graduate and English teacher.