Light shelfwear to edges of boards and DJ. Light rubbing to DJ and top spine has small creases but still glossy. Stated first American edition. Pages tight, white and crisp. 416 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1995. ISBN: 0679438890. A detective thriller in the grand manner, profoundly enriched by the author's ability to evoke an atmosphere of suspense and to create characters whose psychology is plausible and gripping.