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Riddle Of The Sands - Erskine Childers

Riddle Of The Sands - Erskine Childers

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A best seller since 1903. Set in the Waddenzee, two amateur sailors find themselves pitched against the secret forces of Imperial Germany. ?One of the most famous of all thrillers and one of the best of all sea stories.? (Irish Times). Described by Ken Follett as ?the first modern thriller?, The Riddle of the Sands is the best-known sailing narrative and a true classic. It was recently ranked 37th in The Observer?s list of the 100 Greatest Novels of the past 300 years. Winston Churchill even credited it for the Admiralty?s decision to build naval bases in Scapa Flow, Invergordon and Rosyth. PB 288 pp