The Riddle of the Sands: A Record of Secret Service (Oxford World's Classics) (Paperback)

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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 North Sea. A vivid exploration of the mysteries of
seamanship, the story builds in excitement as these two young adventurers discover a German plot to invade England.

About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert
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Product Details
ISBN: 9780199549719
ISBN-10: 0199549710
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: October 15th, 2008
Pages: 304
Language: English
Series: Oxford World's Classics