Book Condition: Very Good- in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: 1st UK Edition; Third Printing
Size: 8vo; x, 132,  pages
Publisher: London: Chatto & Windus, 1952.
A later impression (May 1952) of the first UK edition, following the American publication in still Very Good- condition, some foxing spots to page edges, little offsetting to endpapers in Near Fine dust-wrapper.
Lagerkvist's story of the man in anguish of the spirit and in torment of the flesh, driven from the happiness of earth and of heaven by the memory of the cross he escaped and of the One who took his place on Golgotha. Translated by Alan Blair, with a preface by Lucien Maury and a letter by fello Nobel Prize winner André Gide.