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The Sanity of Art: An Exposure of the Current Nonsense about Artists being Degenerate
Bernard Shaw

The Sanity of Art: An Exposure of the Current Nonsense about Artists being Degenerate
The Sanity of Art: An Exposure of the Current Nonsense about Artists being Degenerate

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Very good in like dust jacket.

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Item No: B29752
Publication date: 1911
Published by: Constable and Company Ltd.
Published location: London.
Edition: 1st Edition, First printing.
Dimensions: 12mo.
Cover: Hard with Dust Jacket
About this title:

 An early and prominent example of the "inverted detective story", claimed to have been invented by R. Austin Freeman some years earlier. The murderer's identity is revealed in the first line of the novel, which gives the reader insight into the workings of his mind as his plans progress. It also contains elements of black comedy, and of serious treatment of underlying tensions in a superficially respectable community. It is loosely based on the real-life case of Herbert Armstrong, with elements of Doctor Crippen.