THE SLAVES OF SOLITUDE. London: Constable, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. UK writer best known for plays like ROPE (1929) and for several acute and supple novels of hopelessness in the UK of the 1930s. Today Hamilton is perhaps best known for his novels GAS LIGHT and HANGOVER SQUARE, both of which were filmed in the 1940s (as was ROPE). A very good copy in a good dust jacket with wear at edges and clipped price. (#152159).
"First published 1947" on copyright page.