First Edition. "The man who never should have married, the possessive wife determined to own him, body and soul. And the tragic conflict deepened by a friendship which means more to the husband than the embattled marriage ever could, the friendship of man for man, pitched solely on the plane of mental and spiritual companionship. And then there's the 'other woman', and her role in freeing the husband from the enslaving marriage". Near Fine in nearly Very Good price clipped dustjacket, chipping along edges.