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The riddle of the sands: A record of secret service recently achieved

Childers, Erskine

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ISBN 10: 0679507728 / ISBN 13: 9780679507727
Published by D. McKay Co, 1977
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Title: The riddle of the sands: A record of secret ...

Publisher: D. McKay Co

Publication Date: 1977

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Includes dust jacket.

Edition: 1st Edition

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While on a sailing trip in the Baltic Sea, two young adventurers-turned-spies uncover a secret German plot to invade England. Written by Childers--who served in the Royal Navy during World War I--as a wake-up call to the British government to attend to its North Sea defenses, "The Riddle of the Sands accomplished that task and has been considered a classic of espionage literature ever since, praised as much for its nautical action as for its suspenseful spycraft.

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