First edition. Fine copy in price-clipped dust jacket of the author's third book. Colonel Stok, a Soviet intelligence officer responsible for security at the Berlin Wall, appears to want to defect but the evidence is contradictory. Stok wants the British to handle his defection and asks for one of their agents, Harry Palmer, to smuggle him out of East Germany. Edgar Award Nominee for Best Mystery novel of 1965.
Inventory Number: 28635