1947 Hardcover Book, Nothing So Strange, James Hilton, Novel, Fiction, Literature, Romance


1947 Hardcover Book, Nothing So Strange, James Hilton, Novel, Fiction, Literature, Romance

A hardcover book entitled Nothing So Strange by James Hilton. This is a 1947 Edition. The cover boards are tan cloth with title in green on the front cover and on the spine.

This is the story of two people—a young American who, both as a scientist and as a man, faced some of the biggest problems of our times; and the girl who gave him all her heart and brain. When Jane met Dr. Mark Bradley in London she was only eighteen. She and her mother were both attracted by "Brad," and the situation proved fateful since it led to Brad's association with a great Viennese physicist and to his involvement in a tragic drama. But there was another drama, larger and less personal, that drew him into its widening orbit, a drama that became a secret and later an obsession. Jane's love makes the strong thread in a pattern of deeply moving and significant events—strange events, too—and yet, to quote Daniel Webster, there is often "nothing so strange" as the truth.

James Hilton (1900–1954) was a bestselling English novelist and Academy Award-winning screenwriter. Hilton worked as a journalist until the success of his novels Lost Horizon (1933) and Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1934) launched his career as a celebrated author. After moving to California, Hilton continued to write novels and screenplays.

8 x 5 3/4 inches
308 pages
Dust Jacket
Tan Cloth Cover With Green Title On The Front Cover and The Spine
Published by Little Brown and Company -- 1947
An Atlantic Monthly Press Book
Book Club Edition

This book is in Used but in Good condition. The book has no rips or tears. The binding is completely intact and strong. The front and back cover boards have no staining. The pages are foxed (yellowed) due to age. The dust cover is in good condition with a small tear at the top corner by the binding and has wear around the binding. There is a sticker with a previous owners name on the inside of the front cover board.

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