The Global Globules Affair

By Simon Latter (Reginald Alec Martin)
First Published 1967 by the Souvenir Press
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First edition cover
Souvenir Press 1967
April Dancer - U.N.C.L.E.'s beautiful and ultra-efficient agent - lands right in the middle of a THRUSH plot to throw the world's monetary system into chaos in this new adventure. With her sidekick, Mark Slate, she must unravel a tangled web of intrigue and cunning.
What is the significance of the tin dresses in Carnaby Street ?
Who is the evil Dr. Karel Karadin ?
What is he planning with the terrible chemical known as K.S.R.6. ?
Can the U.N.C.L.E. agents, in a race against the clock, save the world from a catastrophe which would lead to complete THRUSH domination ?

First edition:
Souvenir Press 1967:
Paperback edition; 111x180 mm; 126 pages; no illustrations; cover illustrated with photographs courtesy of MGM from the television series; the rear cover has the 'blurb' transcribed above and pricings for: Australia, Belgium, France, italy, Netherlands and Switzerland; on the front, the cover price 3/6.

Other Editions:

Foreign Editions:

Presses de la Cité 1967:
as Des agents tres speciaux - L'affaire des globules

French edition, translation by Pierre Sergine.
Paperback; 107x181 mm; 189 pages; no illustrations; cover artwork photographs from the television series.

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French paperback cover
Presses de la Cité 1967


Ediciones G.P., Barcelona, 1969
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Cover of the Spanish edition
by Gracia
Ediciones GP 1969
as El asunto de los globales

Spanish edition; published in a combined volume with Latter's other story, The Golden Boats of Taradata; translations by Eduardo Mallorqui and Isabel Ulsamer.

Paperback; size: 105x181 mm; 313 pages; not illustrated; wrap around cover artwork by 'Gracia'.


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