THE NINTH LIFE.
Price: $20.00 USD
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1970.
Edition: First American Edition
Book Id: 309467
First American Edition, originally issued in the UK by Wright & Brown in 1939. Octavo, original black cloth titled in gilt on spine panel. 282 pp. A fine copy without dust wrapper as issued. A colour reproduction of the front panel of the 1939 edition is loosely laid in.
¶ A 'Gees' occult detective novel. Gees is taken by an Egyptian woman, Cleo, who turns out to be over 5000 years old and is possessed by the Goddess Sekhmet, the Cat Goddess. 'The best of the Gees novels' - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction (1983 ) . "Probably the best work of the Gees series combining the subjects of ancient Egyptian magic and reincarnation together with a strong thriller plot" - Wilson, Shadows in the Attic .