Lolly Willowes / Mr. Fortune's Maggot by Sylvia Townsend Warner

Lolly Willowes / Mr. Fortune's Maggot by Sylvia Townsend Warner. 1966 Viking Press,  first thus, 310 pages. Engravings by Reynolds Stone. Warner was a novelist and short-story writer. Many of her stories appeared in the New Yorker. According to the The New York Times obituary: "But the unifying elements in her work were always a compassion and understanding for those whose lives were constricted, foreshortened bereft of promise." Also: "“Mr. Fortune's Maggot,” her second novel (1927), one that helped strengthen the reputation that had been established with “Lolly Willowes” the year before, took for granted the homosexual relationship between Timothy Fortune and Lueli in the book." Lolly Willowes was the first title to be selected for Book of the Month Club in 1926.

Condition: Good- Jacket. Damp stains and tape to the jacket, book in good condition, some damp stain on the bottom corner of the boards, spine square, pages clean.

"Though the Reverend Timothy Fortune had spent three years in the island of Fauna he had made but one convert."

$15.00
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