Candidate for Fame.

JOWETT, Margaret.


Publisher: Oxford University Press (Oxford Children's Library)
Place Published: London,
Description: Hardcover. Edges and endpapers foxed, o/w very good in like price-clipped dustjacket.
Date Published: 1962.

A story of theatrical history set in the 18th-century of Sheridan and Mrs. Siddons. The author notes that her two novels (“A Cry of Players” and “Candidate for Fame”) are written for those who are neither child nor adult. “They were intended for readers who will one day take their theatrical scholarship neat, but are not yet of an age to do so”. Illustrated in b/w by Peggy Fortnum, and a colour jacket by William Stobbs.

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