Hardcover binding is firm and hinges are not cracked or damaged. Pages are tight and clean. Boards and DJ have light shelfwear and rubbing. Library discard with usual marks and attachments. Pocket removed. DJ protected with mylar and not clipped. Stated First Edition. 205 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1970. ISBN: 0. His pen had scrawled across the page, but the strange, crooked handwriting was not his own nor were the words. To the vermin-ridden attic of Benjamin Thorn had come the spirit of Jason Darby, which had been fighting to take over Thorn's body since childhood. Exhausted, sodden with drink and despair, Benjamin had surrendered. And here, spilled out upon the pages, was the autobiography of Jason Darby, a man who had been a squire in the English countryside and who had, decades before, died at the hands of a murderer.