The Prelude to Adventure (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Prelude to Adventure (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Hugh Walpole
     
 

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Praised in a letter to the author by Carl Jung as “a psychological masterpiece,” Walpole’s early (1912) novel is the story of a Cambridge undergraduate, Olva Dune, who commits a murder. Ironically, at the moment he commits his crime, he feels the presence of God.

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Praised in a letter to the author by Carl Jung as “a psychological masterpiece,” Walpole’s early (1912) novel is the story of a Cambridge undergraduate, Olva Dune, who commits a murder. Ironically, at the moment he commits his crime, he feels the presence of God.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411452503
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
05/10/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
324
File size:
249 KB

Meet the Author


Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole (1884-1941) was born in Auckland, New Zealand. One of the bestselling writers of the 1920s and ’30s, he was also one of the most prolific authors of his time. His works include thirty-six novels, five volumes of short stories, and the screenplay for George Cukor’s film of David Copperfield.

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