THE BIRDS FALL DOWN.
Edition: Book of the Month Club edition (same size and quality as trade edition).
New York: Viking, (1966) dj. 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: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (some sunning to spine of dj. light toning to pages)