Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: 1st US Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: St. Martin's Press, 1993.
A most attractive first US edition/first printing in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket with minor edgewear.
Since its first publication in 1850, The Scarlet Angel has entranced readers with the story of a beautiful young nun, Sister Angelica, and her tragic love affair with a devil-may-care priest, Father Cristiano. Now, in this new edition, Elizabeth Palmer brings fresh insight to the tale, revealing the motivations of the characters and illuminating the historical context that led to this unforgettable story.
The Scarlet Angel is a story of love and loss, of guilt and redemption, set against the dramatic backdrop of late eighteenth-century Italy. It is a story of passion and cruelty, of sacrifice and betrayal, and of the ultimate battle between good and evil.; 8vo; 266 pages.