New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1971. First American Edition. Second novel (and first in English) by the French Nobel Prize-winner, set during the occupation of Paris during World War II. "It's hero is a double agent, working for both the "Gestapo" (the Paris police) and the "Resistance" (an underworld gang" (from front flap). Item #4537
First Printing. Octavo (21.25cm); brown paper and cloth-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine and embossed to front cover; orange topstain; dustjacket; [viii],,4-115,pp. Fine in a very Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped (priced $4.95), with some trivial wear and a small, semi-circular stain at crown, visible only on verso.