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North From Thursday by Jon Cleary

North From Thursday by Jon Cleary

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North From Thursday

by Jon Cleary

Collins, 1960 [First Edition], hardcover, dust-jacket

Very Good Condition, a little edge and shelf wear, a little rubbing to edges and corners, fore-edges a little dusty, previous owners details on front end-paper, dust-jacket shows a little edge and shelf wear with some rubbing, creasing, chips and small tears to edges and corners, some repairs, a little foxing, old price in black texta on front top (see photographs)

"Here is pin pointed the life of a typical small outpost of civilisation, Kundavi, with its tiny population of Australians and Europeans, of whom Roy Narvo, a Patrol Officer, is the natural leader by reason of physique and personality as much as by official position.  His is a great responsibility: he is worried about the outbreak among the natives of the mysterious laughing death disease known as kuru: there is warfare, too, savage and primitive, in the forest."

 

 

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