Title THE ROOT AND THE FLOWER
Book Condition Penned number to lower contents page (which leaves an impression on a few additional pages), else fine, in green cloth with yellow lettering; in lightly flecked,worn, near fine dust jacket, showing a few tiny closed edge tears and a pinkish cast at folds.
Edition First edition, first printing. One-volume edition of Myers's epic Indian trilogy, including the first appearance of the third novel, RAJAH AMAR.
Publisher London: Jonathan Cape, (1935).
Seller ID 51322.00
"Set in a dreamlike version of Moghal India...follows the adventures of a prince, his wife and their son Jali, each struggling separately with temptation and spiritual malaise. Lyrically written and exquisitely imagined...a haunting minor classic."--PW.
India. Fiction. Historical Fiction.