The Star Rover
NY, Macmillan, 1915. His last novel, published just a year before he died, and a departure from his classic adventure stories, being a novel of astral projection and reincarnation, as well as an indictment of the violence and corruption of the penal system -- based on the experiences of a friend who had spent five years in San Quentin. It is said that this novel, with its "supernatural" elements, was one of the first modern novels to be influenced by the recent, groundbreaking writings of Freud and Jung in the field of human psychology. Owner name front flyleaf; a read copy, cocked and rubbed; about very good, lacking the dust jacket. [#022984] SOLD
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