no city, US: Xlibris Corporation, 2003. 305p., four pages of snapshot and archival photography, first edition cloth boards in glossy photodecorated dj; a very good copy in every respect. "Me and Fran en route to Hitler's yacht," runs one photo caption. Author born in Ireland, got stuck in Asia as the war broke out, became a spy of some sort in the course of a difficult passage home. Literate; book's title quotes Shakespeare sonnet 24, but is open to interpretation --but ma'am, your dagger. One gets an impression quite a lot was left unsaid.