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The riddle of the sands

Author: Erskine Childers; David Trotter; Anna Snaith
Publisher: Rendlesham, Woodbridge, Suffolk : Seafarer ; Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. : Sheridan House, 1998.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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While on a sailing holiday in the North Sea, two young Englishmen encounter suspicious German naval activity off the coast of the Frisian Islands?a discovery that leads them into a world of suspense and intrigue. Initially published in 1903, this thrilling adventure is regarded by many critics as one of the best spy novels ever written, notable for its richness of technical detail about inshore sailing and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Alternative histories (Fiction)
Adventure fiction
Sea stories
Fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Childers, Erskine, 1870-1922.
Riddle of the sands.
Rendlesham, Woodbridge, Suffolk : Seafarer ; Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. : Sheridan House, 1998
(OCoLC)607528475
Online version:
Childers, Erskine, 1870-1922.
Riddle of the sands.
Rendlesham, Woodbridge, Suffolk : Seafarer ; Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. : Sheridan House, 1998
(OCoLC)608669207
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erskine Childers; David Trotter; Anna Snaith
ISBN: 1574090151 9781574090154 9780850364767 0850364760
OCLC Number: 40562437
Description: xxii, 260 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Responsibility: Erskine Childers ; illustrations by John O'Connor.

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This novel pitches two amateur sailors-cum-sleuths against the secret forces of mighty Germany, before World War I. Powers of deduction and navigational skills prove important in uncovering a plot  Read more...

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