Softcover binding has light shelfwear to edges of covers. Pages tight and clean with some yellowing due to age. 292 pages. MMP Binding. Year: 1983. ISBN: 0515076384. When burnt-out Intelligence Agent David Nairn began to piece together the savage pattern of violence and betrayal that led from Moscow to Peking, from Vienna to Vietnam, London to Nepal, from the lowest paid killers to the highest levels of power, he knew that the picture to emerge would be bad news. He couldn't know how bad.