Light shelfwear to edges and boards. DJ covered with mylar and not clipped. Library discard with usual attachments and marks. Pocket removed. ISBN 0754086291 from 2003 edition. Pages tight and clean. 217 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1967. ISBN: 0754086291. Carver's exploits, begun enticingly in ""The Whip Hand,"" have added dash in this suave, suspenseful story. Here he finds himself playing master (or pawn?) to twin Chinese beauties, involved in a massive theft of industrial diamonds. The settings are England, Ireland, and France.