London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1951. First edition. This is a collection of essays and book reviews in four sections. Two of its parts, "Personal Prologue" (i.e. The Lost Childhood) and "Personal Postscript," comprise seven invaluable pieces of autobiography. The part "Novels and Novelists" collects Greene's more or less professional looks at fellow writers, variously esteemed or deplored or fondly remembered, while "Some Characters" expands to take in poets and other artists as well (Wikipedia). Near fine in dust jacket with very light wear and near fine. Top edge stained red.***PLEASE INQUIRE BEFORE PURCHASE. DESCRIPTION NOT FULLY VETTED***.