The Chest With A Secret
by Yvonne De Bremond D'Ars
Victor Gollancz, 1963, hardcover, dustjacket
Very Good Condition, price-clipped dustjacket, dustjacket stained (see photographs)
'Through the hands of several people, living in different corners of the capital, with different backgrounds and different metiers - a ballet-dancer, a fortune-teller, a a sculptor, a flower seller, a carnival queen in Nice, a pharmacist's wife, and, finally, a poor little seamstress in Montmartre. All these people have stories to tell, and they all supply fresh clues and lead on to the next episode - with the mother's own story as the last but one. In the end ...'