London: Chatto & Windus, 1962. First Edition. Octavo (20cm.); original cloth in pictorial price-clipped dust jacket by T. Ritchie, Book Society Choice belly-band; 348pp. Small dampspot to belly-band, else Near Fine. A romantic tragi-comedic novel, the author's sixth. "Not recommended for those who seek a positive rendering of human possibilities" (Women and Literature (3rd ed.), p. 134); GRIER, p. 112 (B** C**, citing the first American edition).