Tales from Bective Bridge. Inscribed by the Author (1943)

Author: Mary Lavin

Book ID: 67717

Price: 395.00

Tales from Bective Bridge. London: Joseph, 1943. First Edition. Publisher’s cloth boards, in dust jacket (price-clipped). A nice bright copy.

Signed & Dated by the Author on the front free endpaper: ‘Mary Lavin, Bective 15/8/81’

Mary Lavin’s first book, a collection of ten short stories that depict the rural midlands of Ireland and their people.

The book was a critical success & won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction. With a Preface by Lord Dunsany, who subsequently became her literary mentor.

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