"Damned Shall Be Desire The Loves Of Guy De Maupassant" 1959 COULTER, Stephen
Doubleday & Company, Inc.
8 1/2" x 5 3/4"
In Stephen Coulter's remarkable biographical novel the prodigal and prolific Guy de Maupassant springs vividly to life, His countless love affairs with coquettes and countesses his dazzling success as a writer and playwright, his obsessive fear of his loneliness a fear that drove him to his final, tragic doom . de Maupassant's short life blazed so fiercely that it was consumed in its own white-hot fire."
Coulter was a friend of Ian Fleming, and shared his background in British Naval Intelligence. He helped Fleming with a few background details in Flemings first book, "Casino Royale". Coulter also wrote spy and adventure thrillers, under the pseudonym of James Mayo. His action figure, Charles Hood, was similar to James Bond.