The Riddle of the Sands

The Riddle of the Sands

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The Riddle of the Sands: A Record of Secret Service is a patriotic British 1903 novel by Erskine Childers.

It is a novel that "owes a lot to the wonderful adventure novels of writers like Rider Haggard, that were a staple of Victorian Britain"; perhaps more significantly, it was a spy novel that "established a formula that included a mass of verifiable detail, which gave authenticity to the story – the same ploy that would be used so well by John Buchan, Ian Fleming,… (more)

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Language: English

Published in: 1903

Word count: 108,227 words (≈ about 7 hours)

Source: http://www.gutenberg.org

Copyright: This work is available for countries where copyright is Life+70 and in the USA.


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