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Title: How About Europe? Some Footnotes on East and West.
Description: London: Chatto and Windus, 1930. 1st edition. Writings comparing ethics and morals of 'Mother India' (by Katherine Mayo) and Europe. Norman Douglas, was "a rebel, a scoffer, a hedonist, a pagan in the antique Mediterranean style. ‘Why prolong life save to prolong pleasure?’ he wrote."(The Spectator). Pp.264, pencil ownership "Walter Ashley. SS.Atlantis, Jun.24 '30" to front free endpaper, toning to endpapers. Orange cloth rubbed, gilt title to spine, discolouration and spots to spine. G+.** " "Douglas's Mediterranean travel writing chimed with the public taste", and that "there was a time when, in smart literary conversations, Norman Douglas was regarded as one of the smartest things going. Part of that smartness was his keeping, for the whole of his long depraved life, one jump ahead of the law." (John Sutherland).

Keywords: Norman Douglas How About Europe Footnotes East West Mother India 44492 Miscellaneous

Price: GBP 15.00 = appr. US$ 21.42 Seller: Chilton Books
- Book number: 43149

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