The Lady of the Shroud. 18th Edition (1925)
Book ID: 62732
The Lady of the Shroud. London: Rider, 1925. Eighteenth Edition. Pp, 316. Green cloth boards decorated and titled in black, in distinctive yellow dust jacket printed in red. Text age-toned as usual in this edition, pale stain to upper cover of d.j. otherwise a very good copy of this fragile printing.
Stoker’s eleventh novel first published by William Heinemann in 1909.
An epistolary novel, narrated in the first person via letters and diary extracts from various characters. It tells the story of a young man (Rupert Sent Leger) who inherits enormous amount of money which he uses to help the people of a small country in the Balkans in their struggle against their more powerful neighbours.