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The Tattooed Countess: a romantic novel with a happy ending

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1924

Seller ID: 3-2-918

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Published august 1924, first edition fourth printing. Corners bumped. Previous owner's name on endpaper. Pages lightly yellowed. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. After decades in Europe Ella Poore, age 50, returns to Maple Valley, Iowa, as the Countess Nattatorrini, leaving a dead husband and assorted playboy-gigolos in Paris and Rome. It's now the turn-of-the-20thC and she wants to see once again her spinster sister Lou and the terrain where she grew up. But nothing has changed and it's just as boring as ever in Philistia. Her sissy frets about her use of lipstick and cigarettes. Wors... View more info