Light shelfwear to edges and boards. Pages tight and clean. DJ covered with mylar and not clipped. Library discard with usual attachments and marks. Pocket removed. 279 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1981. ISBN: 0312549024. At a stroke the world balance is changed. The two superpowers-straining to maintain their own survival as well as their increasingly tenuous hold over their allies-unleash a turmoil upon the world which threatens devastation. Against a background of assassination, toppling governments and force of arms, three individuals struggle to control their own destinies-a Soviet intelligence officer, a British diplomat and a beautiful and flamboyant woman, daughter of a high-ranking Kremlin figure.