GOING HOME: BEING THE FANTASTIC ROMANCE OF THE GIRL WITH ANGEL EYES AND THE MAN WHO HAD WINGS. London: T. Werner Laurie, Ltd., n.d. . Octavo, pp. [1-6] 1-186, original green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, publisher's monogram stamped in black on rear panel. First edition. An allegory of modern life. A man and a woman "meet and fall in love; in their mating they seem to acquire full angel status, and they disappear into the sky on transcendental wings." - Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997), p. 742. One of Pain's more interesting fantasy stories. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 171. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1285. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 402. Bleiler (1978), p. 153. Reginald 11116. NCBEL IV 698. Small area of fading at fore-edge of front cover, a very good copy. (#151705).
No statement of printing. The second printing has "second impression" printed on the title page.