OUR LADY OF PAIN. London: Jonathan Cape, . Octavo, decorated pink wrappers. Advance copy (uncorrected proof) of the first edition. "... probably Blackburn's most tightly structured, exciting book." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-41. "... a tour de force version of the legend of the evil eye. The ending is the grimmest in all Blackburn's books." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 37. Spine lean, spine sunned, publication date inked on spine, a very good copy. A very scarce proof. (#128922).