(1911 - 1980)
Noel Langley was born in South Africa and became a Broadway playwright as well as an author and screenwriter. His most famous screenplay was The Wizard of Oz.
The Land of Green Ginger (1966)
A fantasy in the mold of the Arabian Nights Entertainment.
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The Land of Green Ginger (1975)
In this revised version, the original chapter 8 has been dropped. This leaves seven fewer illustrations. The rear cover is new. This edition was re-issued by Faber and Faber in 2001.
The Land of Green Ginger (1977)
An adventure story in the mold of Arabian Nights Entertainment. This is a hardcover version of the text of the 1966 edition.
A group of women flee England on a tramp steamer during WWII.
A “book about the theatre proper; tinged with bitter, brittle wit and hard philosophy” (sic). Dust jacket by Ardizzone.
A mock heroic tale in an exalted 18th century style.