Item #27011 Beauty Lies Beyond Hell! Howard W. ROPER.

Beauty Lies Beyond Hell! New York: Ray Long and Richard R. Smith, Inc, 1932.

First Edition. World War One era novel of the emotional development of George Thane. "A panorama of strong characters and thrilling action. George Thane groping toward beauty; Peggy, the dance-hall girl, who under the shadow of death dreamed of bright circus lights; the hard-boiled mother who wanted her daughter to call her 'sister' so she could date; Mugs O'toole, who fought his brother in the night for Bobbie's love; Dr. Zorn, 'with a face that never can repose', an idealistic chemist who hated war yet tried to invent an explosive to lift a battleship from the water". Near Fine but for soiling to top page edge, in Very Good dustjacket, small chips at spine ends.

Price: $200.00

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