London: Chatto & Windus. 1952. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. First Edition. Octavo, original patterned brown cloth, gilt titles on spine. 288 pp. A very good to near fine copy in dust jacket, the jacket just lightly worn at spine tips. Very Good in Dust Jacket. Item #309549
¶ A reverse murder mystery novel - the question is not who the murderer is, but if he will get away with his crime. An outstanding debut crime novel and winner of the 1956 Golden Dagger Award.