THE HAUNTING OF KATHLEEN SAUNDERS: A NOVEL OF THE EAST. London, Toronto, Melbourne and Sydney: Cassell and Company, Ltd., . Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v [vi] 1-282, publisher's orange cloth, spine panel stamped in black. Second printing. A well-written story of dark menace set in Northern Siam involving murder, alcoholism and delusions. A psychological thriller in the tradition of HEART OF DARKNESS and countless other tales of colonials going bad under the tropical sun. "... has many of the trappings of the classic Golden Age detective story, with the addition of a well-described exotic setting. But the psychological elements reminded me of one of the classics of the genre -- L. Ron Hubbard's short novel FEAR ..." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume III, p. 18. Hubin (1994), p. 128. A clean, tight, very good copy. (#172477).
"First Edition . . . August 1938 / Second Edition . . September 1938" on copyright page.