Thursday, February 08, 2007

Favourite mystery cover #14

Lucifer and the Child by Ethel Mannin.
Cover art by Ley Kenyon.

First published 1945; cover shown is an undated early edition Arrow Books (UK) paperback.

Ethel Mannin (1900 - 1984) was a prolific British novelist and travel writer. A left-wing writer who wrote from a consistently Marxist-humanist point of view, she supported anarchism and had well-publicised affairs with W. B. Yeats and Bertrand Russell.

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