By: Mannin, Ethel
The Swan River Press: Dublin, Ireland.: 2020.
Edition: First edition thus (& 1st printing).
Seller ID: 47035
Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).
Witchcraft novel, first published in 1945. New six-page introduction by Rosanne Rabinowitz. ''This is the story of Jenny Flower, London slum child, who one day, on an outing to the country, meets a Dark Stranger with horns on his head. It is the first day of August - Lammas - a witches' sabbath. Jenny was born on Hallowe'en, and possibly descended from witches herself . . .Reminiscent of Machen's, 'The White People', Lucifer and the Child is a tale of witchcraft - or is it? The author does not commit herself; merely stating that the story is open to natural explanation; alternatively, she i... View More...