First Edition. R. N. Burley dustjacket art. Story of a happily married mother of two children parted temporarily from her family when she serves as a nurse in the first World War. After an intimate experience with a soldier on his deathbed and death doesn’t come, she struggles to return to her normal life and marriage. Near Fine with front inner hinge bit loose, in a Very Good plus dustjacket, with shallow chipping to edges and modest shelf wear.