The Riddle of the Sands: A Record of Secret Service

The Riddle of the Sands: A Record of Secret Service

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One of the first great spy novels, The Riddle of the Sands is set during the long suspicious years leading up to the First World War. Bored with his life in London, a young man accepts an invitation to join a friend on a sailing holiday in the Baltic. A vivid exploration of the mysteries of seamanship, the story builds in excitement as together the two adventurers discover a German plot to invade England. This book is intended for general; fans of popular fiction at its best.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 289 pages
  • 129.54 x 193.04 x 22.86mm | 226.8g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • maps, bibliography
  • 0192823183
  • 9780192823182

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