First Edition. The Dictator's only chance for life rests in the hands of a Jewish surgeon whose people the dictator is bent on destroying. "Before Emmerlich lies the choice of betraying his pledged purpose as a surgeon, or succoring the enemy of his people. Between these two men, the one poised on the brink of death, the other too familiar with it, there emerges a mighty duel of wills, a clash of countervailing visions." Fascinating allegorical novel of the Nazi ascent to power in Germany. Near Fine bright copy in Very Good plus dustjacket, with very shallow chips to top spine end and flap corners.