(Hill, Reginald). Ruell, Patrick
Title THE CASTLE OF THE DEMON
Book Condition A tiny area of insignificant soiling to rear endsheet, else near fine in ochre cloth which betrays a hint of rubbing to the black spine title; in a lightly age-toned and edgeworn pictorial dust jacket with artwork by Charles Geer.
Edition First U.S. edition. First published by Long in 1971.
Publisher New York: Hawthorn Books, Inc./A Martin Dale Book, .
Seller ID 31659.00
This very early Reginald Hill--his debut as "Patrick Ruell"--is a richly entertaining gothic-espionage thriller with a tantalizing flavor of the occult; and features, as many of the Ruells do, a refreshingly original and appealing heroine. Scotland-set.
Mystery. Scotland. Spy and Espionage Fiction. Gothic Mystery.