Item #501250 A DAY IN SPRING. Ciril Kosmac, Fanny S. Copeland trans.
A DAY IN SPRING

A DAY IN SPRING

Lincolns Prager, 1959. Hardcover with Dust Jacket. [6], 7-205 pp. 12mo, red cloth, gilt stamped spine and front cover lettering. 'Modern Yugoslavian Writers' series. Some foxing spots to endpapers and top edge, possible light silverfishing to tail edge, tips very faintly rubbed, three puncture spots to front hinge; tight binding and crisp pages; DJ tips moderately worn with a few small chips, spine faintly toned, clean and unclipped, now wrapped in mylar. An attractive copy of the author's only novel translated into English. 'Ciril Kosmac was a Slovenian novelist and short-story writer and Slovenian nationalis between the wars. *Pomladni dan* (A Day In Spring) was first published in Slovenian in 1953 and was his most successful novel, dealing with a writer's return home after fifteen years in exile.' - Harold Segel, *Columbia Guide to the Literatures of Eastern Europe Since 1945.* *A Day In Spring* begins Kosmac's stylistic departure from Social Realism, embracing features of modernism and surrealism in what is seen as an incipient magic realism. FINE. Item #501250

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