y The File on Devlin single work   novel  
Issue Details: First known date: 1965 1965
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When a Nobel Prize-winning author vanishes while travelling near the Russian border his daughter finds herself entrusted with the unfinished book he was working on before his trip. She subsequently become embroiled in a power struggle over the material with her estranged stepmother. Suspiciously befriended by a journalist in the midst of the crisis, the daughter ultimately learns that no one is to be trusted - as her father's work is of interest to the intelligence departments of several countries.

Adaptations

form y The File on Devlin Michael Dyne , Edward Essex , United States of America (USA) : NBC , 1969 Z1523602 1969 single work film/TV A young woman finds herself embroiled in Cold War intrigue when her father, a Nobel Prize-winning author, vanishes while travelling near the Russian border. Entrusted by her father with an unfinished book he was working on before his trip, the daughter becomes engaged in a power struggle over the material with her estranged stepmother. Suspiciously befriended by a journalist in the midst of the crisis, the young woman ultimately learns that no one is to be trusted, as her father's work is of interest to the intelligence departments of several countries.

Notes

  • Dedication: For Mary Grieve and F.T. Smith with my love and thanks.
  • Other formats: Also large print, braille, sound recording.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
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      England,
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      Collins , 1965 .
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      Doubleday , 1965 .
      Extent: 252p.
    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Fontana , 1967 .
      Extent: 256p.
      Reprinted: 1967-1978 18th reprint February 1978.
    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Readers Book Club , 1967 .
      Extent: 253p.
      Note/s:
      • Published by Readers Book Club in association with the Companion Book Club.
    • Toronto, Ontario,
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      Canada,
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      Americas,
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      New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      Bantam Books , 1983 .
      Extent: 227p.
      ISBN: 0553143360
Alternative title: Le Dernier Message
Language: French
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