The road for smooth Dorian Silk, British agent who has previously confined his activities to the Middle East, leads to North Vietnam. Silk is in Thailand when he learns of the strange disappearance of Australian operative Michael Hunter. Dead or involved in a unique underground operation? Then there's Hunt's very unusual half-caste mistress. As always Harvester provides an optimum of intrigue, an intelligent landscape dotted with quick bloody flashes of action. No battle fatigue here.