Edition: First printing
Toronto: Longmans Canada, 1962. Red boards. Page edges yellowed, else fine. Dust jacket rubbing and small chip at spine ends, minor rubbing elsewhere, VG. First novel in English, about refugees from behind the Iron Curtain, written by a much-decorated Czech anti-Nazi fighter and opponent of communism who eventually emigrated to Canada and became a noted journalist and ardent Cold Warrior who slipped very deeply into a reactionary, paranoid well. He opposed liberals, Trudeau (a "crypto-Communist'), and federal social welfare programs including medicare.
Condition: Binding: Hardcover