Fleming, Ian -- From Russia with Love [Book]
London: Jonathan Cape, 1957. First Edition. 253pp. Hardcover: VERY GOOD. A lightly used copy with no marks or inscriptions; some foxing on the text block. Dust Wrapper: FAIR. The unclipped wrapper has loss and rips, particularly on the spine.
In this entry in the legendary James Bond series 007 does battle with SMERSH, the Soviet organization of vengeance, interrogation, torture and death, and in particular their fearsome executioner Red Grant. The novel appears on both lists [100 Greatest Mysteries] compiled by the Crime Writers' Association and the Mystery Writers Organization.