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The Wicked Enchantment by Margot Benary-Isbert (1986 Ace Paperback)


£20.00

Good condition used 1986 First Ace Edition Paperback.

Published by Ace Books/ Penguin Pub, NY, USA.
Author: Margot Benary-Isbert.
ISBN: 0441886698.
Approx dims: 175mm h x 105mm w x 12mm d.

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The Wicked Enchantment by Margot Benary-Isbert (Ace Fantasy)

Condition and Description:

Good condition used 1986 First Ace Edition Paperback.

Published by Ace Books/ Penguin Pub, NY, USA.
Author: Margot Benary-Isbert.
ISBN: 0441886698.
Approx dims: 175mm h x 105mm w x 12mm d.

Intact clean glossy condition covers with slight creasing, rubbing and signs of handling. Intact slightly rubbed spine. 149 clean tanned inside pages of English text, no inscriptions. Page ends tanned. Image shown is actual book for sale.

Synopsis of The Wicked Enchantment by Margot Benary-Isbert:

Life in the old cathedral town of Vogelsang had gone on peacefully for many years, and life for Anemone and her father had always been a happy one. But strange and disturbing things began to happen. One of the cathedral statues of a foolish virgin disappeared, and also the figure of the gargoyle that spouted above it. The mayor dismissed three of the town’s most respected councillors, blaming them for the disappearance. And Anemone and her dog, Winnie, ran away from home – driven to it by the mean housekeeper and her horrid son who had made life miserable for Anemone since Father befriended and took them in.

Even Aunt Gundula, a remarkable woman, who had been Anemone’s mother’s dearest friend and with whom Anemone took refuge, couldn’t, at first, understand why things in the town were in such upheaval. It was unheard of that the songbirds which had always been welcomed back by the townspeople each spring were now being caught in nets by the Mayor and his friends, and the Mayor had actually forbidden the sale of Easter eggs. This was more than Gundula, who each year painted the most beautiful eggs for Easter, could stand.

First published January 1st 1955.