Publication: Constable, 2009, London
First edition. Fine in fine dust jacket. The year is 1907. A young man named James Delaney is dying in a New York hospital. The doctors and nuns see no hope. When his life is spared, his tycoon father takes it as a miracle and organizes a family pilgrimage to the resting place of the boy's name saint, Saint James the Greater in Santiago de Compostela in Spain, the greatest pilgrimage site of the Middle Ages. As they set out from the trail's starting point of Le Puy-en- Velay, one of the family members dies under suspicious circumstances. Lord Francis Powerscourt is called to investigate.
Inventory Number: 27305