The Riddle of the Sands

The Riddle of the Sands

by Erskine Childers

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The Riddle of the Sands is a gripping sea story of spying and adventure.

It tells the story of two young Englishmen who take a yachting holiday in the Baltic. Whilst on holiday, they discover a German plan to invade England.

The Riddle of the Sands, which is set in 1901, is full of period flavor. Rated by the Independent as being in the 10 best spy novels, it is a classic story of treachery and amateur espionage.

This edition contains the nautical charts and maps found in the original edition.

Press reviews of The Riddle of the Sands:

“The first modern thriller” The Times

“ …never loses pace.” The Independent on Sunday

“…ranks highly with the best.” The Independent

Product Details

BN ID: 2940015150902
Publisher: Hamilton Books
Publication date: 08/28/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 1 MB

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