1947 First Edition – Adversary in the House: a Biographical Novel by Irving Stone

By (author)Irving Stone


Adversary in the House is a biographical novel by Irving Stone that was published in 1947. The book tells the story of the life of Claude Debussy, a French composer who is widely regarded as one of the most influential figures in the world of music. The novel is set in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and follows Debussy’s life from his childhood in Paris to his rise as a prominent composer. The book is written in a narrative style and provides a detailed account of Debussy’s personal life, his relationships, and his struggles as an artist.

Stone’s writing style is engaging and immersive, and he does an excellent job of bringing Debussy’s world to life. The book is well-researched and provides a fascinating insight into the life of one of the most celebrated composers of all time. Adversary in the House is a must-read for anyone interested in music, history, or biographical novels.

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Adversary in the House: a Biographical Novel by Irving Stone, Doubleday & Co, Inc, Garden City, New York, 1947. 432 pages.
Stated first edition.

Book body almost as good as new, slight fading to the pages. Some wear to dust jacket spine and edges, slight staining and fading on back of dust jacket. Front dust jacket flap is signed by owner (Marjorie Clemmens). See photos. Deckled fore edges.

Weight .63 kg
Dimensions 22 × 15 × 3 cm




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