MRS CALIBAN. Rachel Ingalls.

MRS CALIBAN. London, Boston: Faber and Faber, [1982]. Octavo, boards. First edition. "Dorothy, a failed mother and neglected, wife, secretly takes in Larry, an anthropoid amphibian who has escaped from the institute for Oceanographic Research and is being sought for the deaths of two of his keepers … A sensitive portrait of alienation and disaffection with darkly fantastic overtones." - Stefan Dziemianowicz in Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 6-176. "Perhaps Ingalls’ finest accomplishment in the novel is the unflappable gentleness of her tone, which records supernatural surprise and flaming horror simply, almost tranquilly." - Rob Latham, Necrofile: The Review of Horror Literature #7 (1993), p. 3. Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997), p. 499. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#167776).

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