During World War II, Elsa and Paul were involved in secret propaganda work in England. It is now 1973 and they are living in New York. Elsa isconvinced that a German ex-POW - and former lover - who has appeared in New York, may be planning to kill them. And what's more, hershadow is pointing in the wrong direction: to the East.This is one of the 22 novels written by Muriel Spark in her lifetime. All are being published by Polygon in hardback Centenary Editions betweenNovember 2017 and September 2018.