Published: New York : Coward-McCann, 1964 Edition: [Various editions] Description: 256 p. ; 22 cm ISBN/ISSN: 0743442539, Language: English
Winner of the 1963 Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger Award
Winner of the 1965 Edgar Award
Also published: New York, NY : Pocket Bks., 2001, c1963. 212 p.
A veteran spy wants to "come in from the cold" to retirement. He undertakes one last assignment in which he pretends defection and provides the enemy with sufficient evidence to label their leader a double agent