Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1997.
A handsome first edition/first printing in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket.
Raymond Benson's first James Bond novel, picking up where Ian Fleming and John Gardner left off. It is set mostly in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and China, involving a wealthy British shipping magnate. Bond is first alerted to the case after a chain of events that are topped by a nuclear blast going off in the Australian outback. 007 is sent to Hong Kong to figure out the cause of these events; x, 257,  pages.