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Thorne Smith
Thorne Smith. "Turnabout". Signed. First Edition
New York: Doubleday, Doran, Garden City New York. Used. THORNE SMITH "Turnabout". Signed, First Edition. A hilarious comedy of modern (1930's) morals and manners. An ancient Egyptian idol tires of the continuing bickering between the young married couple, The Willows, and forces them to switch bodies with hilarious results. Sally Willows envies her husbands glamorous work, Tim Willows feels Sally lives a life of ease and luxury, while he sweats to pay the bills. So, the ill-tempered minor god, performs a miracle. Now, Sally occupying the body of Tim, experiences the horrors of working as an Advertising Executive at Tim's work. While now Tim in Sally's body has to cope with the amorous passes of the local womaniser. With hilarious results, including pregnancies, murder and much joviality. This is typical of the wit of Thorne Smith. This copy is in good condition, no tears, nicks or damage to the book. Now protected by a Mylar type cover. [Attributes: First Edition; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: diverse5310 [Crawley, United Kingdom]
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