Home Chat by Noel Coward 1st / 1st 1927
First edition and first print published by Martin Secker in 1927. This copy is near fine. The wrapper is very complete with only a slight fade to the spine. The boards of the book are very clean as is the label. pages are all clean with no previous owners ink. A very nice copy.
Janet Ebony and her best friend Peter Chelsworth are innocently sharing a sleeping compartment when their train to Paris is involved in a disastrous railway accident. Outrage and scandal ensue as Janet’s husband Paul and her fearsome mother-in-law accuse Janet and Peter of adultery. Aghast at their families’ accusations, Janet and Peter decide to take revenge by inventing an adulterous affair…
Written with Noël Coward’s trademark wit and insight, Home Chat is a comedy about fidelity, in a society rigidly governed by decorum and reputation.