The Jester of God - Ivan RoeHutchinson, 1956, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good - in Good DJ. Edges of DJ somewhat ruffled with loss at the head, tail and corners and generally shabby. Edges of the textblock lightly tanned. Offset to the endpapers.
From the cover: “The jester of God — “filcher of souls, giver of second chances” — is the legendary patron saint of a remote village in the South of Italy, where pagan beliefs easily break through the surface of the Christian way of life. Out of this strange and original material Ivan Roe has woven an absorbing picture of a remote land where, in the words of the Italian writer Carlo Levi, people 'live for better or for worse, like angels or demons, in a world of their own'.”