187 page hardback in fair used condition. No dustcover. Rare & Collectable. London Angus & Robertson 1964. FirstEdition.
Scott, Mary, 1888-1979., West, Joyce, 1908-1985
In collaboration with Joyce West, Mary Scott wrote five Inspector Wright novels. This is the fifth. There are always horses in those stories, much more obvious than in any of Mary Scott’s own novels, at least their role is a lot more prominent.
Mary Edith Scott (née Clarke; 23 September 1888 – 16 July 1979) was a New Zealand novelist, teacher and librarian. She was a prolific writer who specialised in romantic comedies set in rural New Zealand, and her books were widely read both in New Zealand and overseas. From 1953 to 1978 she wrote at a rate of at least one book per year.She published over thirty novels, five detective novels written jointly with Joyce West an autobiography, and three collections of plays.