Pale Horse, Pale Rider by Katherine Anne Porter [1939 HARDCOVER] • The Modern Library #45

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Pale Horse, Pale Rider by Katherine Anne Porter [The Modern Library #45]


Beautiful antique hardcover in excellent condition.

Dust jacket is in beautiful shape; very light edge wear and a touch of discoloration; now housed in a new archival quality jacket protector.

Book itself is pristine.  Gorgeous.

First published in 1939, these three short novels secured the author’s reputation as a master of short fiction.

From the gothic Old South to revolutionary Mexico, few writers have evoked such a multitude of worlds, both exterior and interior, as powerfully as Katherine Anne Porter. This collection gathers together the best of her Pulitzer Prize-winning short fiction, including 'Pale Horse, Pale Rider', where a young woman lies in a fever during the influenza epidemic, her childhood memories mingling with fears for her fiancé on his way to war, and 'Noon Wine', a haunting story of tragedy and scandal on a small dairy farm in Texas. In all of the compelling stories collected here, harsh and tragic truths are expressed in prose both brilliant and precise.