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Fleming, Joan - Screams From a Penny Dreadful

London, Hamish Hamilton, 1971. First edition. Mr. Stanroyd has been found hanged in his own mill, and now his three daughters are owners of the place. Written in the form of the diary of the eldest, we read of her hopes and fears, murder, rape, love, marriage, and all the myriad emotions of humankind. Near fine with light wear to DJ and slight bumping to corners. $20.00.


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