Kirk, Laurence THE GALE OF THE WORLD
London, Toronto, Melbourne and Sidney: Cassell and Company Ltd., (1948). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in blue cloth with black spine lettering; in an age-toned, lightly worn about near fine dust jacket with some tiny chips to spine ends.
Struggle between Professor Abercorn and the brilliant, warped and ruthless physicist who he takes into partnership; the older man humane and slower, the younger, swift, far-seeing and wholly evil. Into the struggle the Professor's daughter is drawn.