Destination Unknown
To Anthony
who likes foreign travel as much as I do
UK
Collins, London, Nov. 1954
John Bull, Sep.25-Oct.23 1954
US
Dodd, Mead, New York, 1955 as "So Many Steps to Death"
Chicago Tribune, Apr.12-Jun.9 1955 as 'Destination X'

Plot

When a number of leading scientists disappear without trace, concern grows within the intelligence services. Are they being kidnapped? Blackmailed? Brainwashed? One woman appears to hold the key to the mystery. Unfortunately, Olive Betterton now lies dying from injuries sustained in a Moroccan plane crash.
Meanwhile, in a Casablanca hotel room, Hilary Craven prepares to take her own life. But her suicide attempt is about to be interrupted by a man who will offer her an altogether more thrilling way to die...

Characters

Mr. Aristides, Mrs. Calvin Baker, Dr. Louis Barron, Olive Betterton, Thomas Charles Betterton, Hilary Craven, Herr Director, Torguil Ericsson, Major Boris Andrei Pavlov Glyor, Janet Hetherington, Miss Jennson, Mr. Jessop, Mademoiselle LaRoche, Henri Laurier, Monsieur Leblanc, Mohammed, Bianca Murchison, Dr. Simon Murchison, Helga Needheim, Dr. Rubec, Paul Van Heidem, Colonel Wharton

UK/US covers

Collins / HarperCollins

Dodd, Mead

Pocket Books

others

Audio

Western Europe covers

Destination inconnue

French index

Le Masque (#526) 1955

Club des Masques

Le Livre de Poche

others

Audio
Destination inconnue
Thélème
Destination inconnue
Thélème
ISBN:9782878629286

Met onbekende bestemming

Dutch index


Der unheimliche Weg

German index


Audio
Der Hörverlag, 2009
Der Hörverlag, 2009

Northern Europe covers

Destination okänd

Swedish index


Audio
Saga Egmont, 2018; ISBN:9788711788189

Ukendt bestemmelsessted

Danish index


Mot ukjent mål

Norwegian index


Määränpää tuntematon

Finnish index


Dularfullt mannrán

Icelandic index


Sihtpunkt teadmata

Estonian index


Nezināmā virzienā


Nežinoma linkme

Lithuanian index


Southern Europe covers

Destinazione ignota

Italian index


Destino desconocido

Spanish index


Destinació desconeguda


Um Destino Ignorado / Destino Desconhecido

Portuguese index

Um Destino Ignorado


Destino Desconhecido


Ταξίδι προς το άγνωστο

Greek index


Непознато одредиште / Nepoznato odredište

former Yugoslavia index


Sudbina nepoznata

former Yugoslavia index


Stopnice k smrti

former Yugoslavia index


Eastern Europe covers

Miesto určenia neznáme / Místo určení neznámé

Czech index


Úticélja ismeretlen

Hungarian index


Направление неизвестно

Bulgarian index


Podróż w nieznane

Polish index


Destinatie necunoscuta / Misiune imposibila

Romanian index


Місце призначення невідомо

Место назначения неизвестно

Russian index


Audio
Место назначения неизвестно
Эксмо, 2018

Middle East & Asian covers

დანიშნულების ადგილი უცნობია

Georgian index


Bilinmeyen Hedef / Nereye? / Ölüm Çölü

Turkish index


המרגלת היפה

Hebrew index


وجهة مجهولة / رحلة إلى المجهول / الرحلة المجهولة / الطائرة المفقودة

Arabic index

وجهة مجهولة


رحلة إلى المجهول


الرحلة المجهولة


الطائرة المفقودة


المصير المجهول


مقصد نامعلوم

Persian index

مقصد نامعلوم


Menuju Negeri Antah Berantah

Indonesian index


เส้นทางสีเลือด / จารกรรมจำแลง / เงื่อนตาย

Thai index

เส้นทางสีเลือด


จารกรรมจำแลง


เงื่อนตาย


目的地不明 / 未知的旅途 / 地狱之旅 / 不明目的地

Chinese index

目的地不明


未知的旅途


地狱之旅


不明目的地


死への旅

Japanese index


목적지 불명 / 죽음을 향한 발자국

Korean index

목적지 불명


죽음을 향한 발자국