London: William Heinemann Ltd., 1932. FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp. 307. Recently bound in navy half calf over navy cloth boards, without design or title on front or back cover, title and author's name in direct gold lettering to spine. Light brown stains on several pages. Text block very slightly spotted externally, pages bright. A volume in excellent condition from celebrated English author, playwright and journalist, Graham Greene. Greene's classic early 'entertainment' novel, a spy thriller which unfolds aboard the Orient Express train as it crosses Europe from Ostend to Constantinople. Weaving a web of subterfuge, murder and politics along the way, it focuses upon the disturbing relationship between Myatt the pragmatic Jew, and chorus girl Coral Musker. Basis for the 1934 movie starring Norman Foster. Item #52886
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