VENUS OBSERVED by Christopher Fry


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VENUS OBSERVED by Christopher Fry


Resigning himself to the autumn of his life, the Duke prepares to seek a wife from three of his former mistresses, selected by his son, following the tradition of Paris by offering an apple to the chosen one.However when a radiant young girl, Perpetua arrives. The Duke snatches the apple and offers it to her, but she draws on a pistol and shatters it. Her father the agent wishes her to marry the Duke,but the latter resigns himself to marrying the mistress who really loves him.

Published by Oxford University Press

100 pages – hardback edition with dustjacket

Condition; a little discolourisation, but in generally very good condition

Weight 0.280 kg