THE BIRDS FALL DOWN.
Edition: First printing.
London: Macmillan, 1966. Hardcover first edition - Novel set at in the early years of the twentieth century, based on actual events which helped pave the way for Lenin to rise to power in Russia. Told from the point of a view of a young girl, half-English, and the granddaughter of an exiled Russian aristocrat living in Paris. A book which combines the elements of a spy thriller with a thoughtful probing into human motives. 435 pp.
Condition: Very good in paper covered boards, no dj. (some spotting to the edges of the textblock.)