This early work by Elinor Glyn was originally published in 1922 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Man and Maid' is a novel set in wartime Paris about a man forced to choose between two women. Elinor Glyn was born on 17th October 1864 in Saint Helier, Jersey. She was the youngest daughter of a civil engineer, Douglas Southerland, and his wife Elinor Saunders. Elinor Glyn began her writing career in 1900 and was a pioneer of the risqué and romantic fiction genre. She went on to write many popular books such as 'Beyond the Rocks' (1906), 'Love's Blindness' (1926), and 'It' (1927), in which she coined the term 'It', meaning the animal magnetism that some individuals possess.