On the world stage, in the twilight years of tsarist Russia, Martens is constantly forced into the limelight to conduct delicate negotiations between St Petersburg and the Western Powers. And yet Martens the private man has an equally delicate path to tread between his wife and his mistress.

Professor Martens' Departure 1995, New Press

ISBN-13: 9781565841116

Trade paperback

Professor Martens Departure 1994, The Harvill Press, London

ISBN-13: 9780002713849