THE EDGE OF RUNNING WATER: A NOVEL. William Sloane.

THE EDGE OF RUNNING WATER: A NOVEL. Toronto, New York, London: Bantam Books, [1967]. Small octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-295 [296: blank], pictorial wrappers. First Bantam paperback edition. Bantam H3427. A "classic" weird mystery novel concerning the efforts of a physicist to construct a machine to contact the spirit of his late wife "who succeeds merely in bringing death and horror to a quiet Maine community." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 390-91. "A good mystery, with apt characterizations and local color, but not quite so successful as the author's science-fiction mystery, TO WALK THE NIGHT." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1482. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-181. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 200. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1784-88. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 181. Reginald 13282. Hubin (1994), p. 751. Faint horizontal lamination wrinkle to front cover, manufacturing flaw, not abuse, a fine, unread copy. (#164521).

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"Bantam edition published February 1967" on copyright page.