The Riddle of the Sands

The Riddle of the Sands

A Record of Secret Service


Introduction by: Erskine Childers

Format
Paperback
Price
$16.00
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780143106326
  • 336 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

“A triller anticipating Frederick Forsyth and Len Deighton…never loses its pace.” -Independent on Sunday (U.K.)

Loosely based on the author’s own experiences, The Riddle of the Sands takes readers back to the early days of the twentieth century, when Britain shared a tense rivalry with the Kaiser’s Germany. Tempted by the idea of duck shooting, Carruthers is lured by his friend Davies into a yachting expedition in the Baltic, only to discover that the itinerary involves more than killing fowl. Soon they’re on a wild journey of intrigue, meeting danger at every turn, and ultimately unraveling Germany’s secret plans to invade England. Tautly written and full of unexpected twists, this is a timeless work of espionage fiction.

The Riddle of the Sands

The Riddle of the Sands

Erskine Childers, Introduction by: Erskine Childers

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