book cover of Lower than Vermin

Lower than Vermin

(1950)
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Black boards strong, with light bumping to edges, scuffing to ends of spine. Long split to back spine (15cm). Pages aged, crisp and clean. (the title derives from Socialist politician Aneurin Bevan's description of members of the Conservative party) A popular, and hugely successful inter-war period novel, in which Mercer defends his views on social class, and criticizes the path Britain was following under the post-war Labour government.



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