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Murdoch, Iris - The Sacred and Profane Love Machine

London, Chatto & Windus, 1974. First edition. A writer of detective fiction mourns the death of his wife and becomes interested in his neighbor's wife and a complex relationship develops when another man intrudes, finally settled with an act of violence. Fine in dust jacket, which is fine except for the price being inked out on the front flap. $45.00

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