Bennett (Arnold) The Glimpse

£55

London, Chapman & Hall, 1912.

‘New and Cheaper Edition’. 8vo. 2pp. advertisements. Original cloth.

The first U.K. edition was published in 1909. One of only 2 fantasy titles written by Bennett, the other being The Ghost published in 1907.

According to Joshi, it is an elaboration of a short story of the same title and concerns Maurice Loring, a writer on music, who suffers a heart attack and appears to die. His soul leaves his body and experiences the wonders of the afterlife. Described as a ‘unusual contribution to the literature of the cosmic’.

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