An undercover mission beyond the Iron Curtain to recover a defected scientist goes disastrously wrong...
Doctor Jennings, a noted scientist in possession of a precious secret, has gone over to the Soviet Union. It is Michael Reynolds’ mission to get him back.
To penetrate behind the Iron Curtain and reach his quarry will be difficult enough, especially with the fearsome Hungarian Secret Police watching his every move.
Then, from inside that terrifying organisation, comes the offer of help – the question is: can it be trusted?
The Last Frontier is a 1959 novel written by Scottish author Alistair MacLean. It was released in the United States under the title The Secret Ways. This novel marks MacLean's first foray into the espionage thriller genre, and was inspired by the events surrounding the Hungarian Revolution of 1956.from Wikipedia