Publication: The Stovel Co Lith, 1906, Winnipeg
First edition. Author's first of two books using this pseudonym and his fifth novel. Tiny inked letter "C" at top of title page, else fine in dust jacket. 20th Crime & Mystery Writers says "... takes luxury boat salesman Farne back to the seaside village where he fought with the Resistance decades before in World War II. Written in a simple pastoral style with an integral sense of place, the Max Farne books are to the Italian seacoast what Gavin Black's splendid thrillers are to the Far East." Scarce.
Inventory Number: 36690