Author: Eliot Reed [Eric Ambler, Charles Rodda]
Description: Stated First Edition. Black cloth boards with violet lettering on spine. Short strips of black tape on boards (from previous dustjacket protective sleeve). Missing ffep. Previous owner's name at top of title page and rear paste-down; "R" initial on flyleaf. Pages toned, but clean. Dust jacket shows very light wear along edges; not price clipped ($2.50). DJ in clear archival sleeve. 222 pp. 8 x 5.5 inches.
Mystery set in Cornwall, against the strange landscape of great white rubble dumps from the mining pits, known as skytips. To prevent a nervous breakdown, Peter Ackland is ordered by his doctor to seek some rest and off to the Cornish Riviera he goes.
Eliot Reed was the pseudonym used by English author Eric Clifford Ambler (1909 -1998) and the Australian author Percival "Charles" Rodda (1891-1976) for the books they co-wrote.
Jacket Condition: Very Good+
Publisher: Doubleday & Company [Crime Club]
Place: Garden City
Keywords: mystery, murder, crime, detective, novel, fiction,
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