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  • Author 1: John HOWARD
  • Author 2: Mark VALENTINE
  • Publisher: Tartarus Press
  • Published: 2019
  • Description: Softback, New
  • Dust Jacket Condition: No dustjacket
  • Edition: First (Trade Paperback)
  • ISBN-13: 9781912586165
  • Ref: 13248
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A first UK edition trade paperback (larger sized 142mm x 228mm).  Unread.  This is a first Tartarus Press paperback edition.  The title was first published by Exposition Internationale in 2012.  Tartarus hardback edition published in 2014.  Unread. 

 SYNOPSIS:  “A collection of short stories by John Howard and Mark Valentine.

The authors of Secret Europe were inspired by the lives of the many courageous spirits in all parts of the continent who followed their conscience in troubled times; and formed a sort of Secret Europe which tried to preserve the values of our common humanity.

The stories are:  Introduction by  John Howard (JH) and Mark Valentine (MV);  *Baltersan’s Third Edition(MV); *Secret Byzantium (MV); *The Silver Eagles (JH); *Silence and Fire (MV); *The Other Salt (MV); *The White City (JH); *The Baltic Circles (JH); *The Girl with the Violin (MV); *The Goat-Eyed (MV); *The Lion of Chaldea (MV); *Westenstrand (JH); *The Unrest at Aachen (MV); *Prince Aziz (MV); *The Hunting Castle (JH); *The Atelier at Iasi (MV); *A Minor Official (MV); *The Way of the Sun (JH); *Wandering Paths (JH); *A Lantern for Carpathia (MV); *The High Places (JH); *The Fall of Ashes (MV); *Cabaret Zoltaire (MV); *The Waltz of Masks (JH); *The Second Percussionist (MV); *A Gift for the Emperor (JH); *An Officer of the Reserve (MV). ”