The Dancing Floor
First US edition
|Publisher||Hodder & Stoughton (UK)
Houghton Mifflin (US)
|Media type||Print (Hardback & Paperback)|
|Preceded by||Two Ordeals of Democracy|
|Followed by||Homilies and Recreations|
Basic Plot Summary
Edward Leithen is an eminent lawyer who is introduced to the young and handsome Vernon Milburne. By chance, Leithen meets Milburne once again and they become close friends. Milburne divulges that since childhood he has had a recurring dream in which an impending and unknown threat approaches year by year. The year in which the threat is due to occur, the two friends find themselves on the Greek island of Plakos where they must save the beautiful Koré Arabin from the superstitious islanders.
- Sir Edward Leithen - a lawyer and Tory MP
- Vernon Milburne - a tall, handsome young man who first appears as aloof and detached
- Koré Arabin - a stubborn and yet vulnerable daughter of a malicious miscreant
- Butts, Mary (1933). "Ghosties and Ghoulies: The Uses of the Supernatural in English Fiction". Ashe of Rings and Other Writings. Kingston, NY: McPherson & Co., p. 345.
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