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Book Title: Three Classic Spy Novels|
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 631 KB
v The author of the book: Erskine Childers
Edition: Renaissance E Books
Date of issue: July 7th 2005
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Read full description of the books Three Classic Spy Novels:The Three Greatest Spy Novels of All Time! In one low priced eBook, read three classic edge-of-the-seat espionage tales, complete and unabridged. Mystery novelist and critic Julian Symons calls Childers' Riddle of the Sands (1903), "one of the best spy and adventure stories ever written." It should be, the author was a heroic British-Irish spy who was executed for his efforts. Oppenheim's The Great Impersonation (1919) is our publisher's personal favorite spy novel of all time, guaranteed to keep you guessing up to the amazing last chapter. Le Queux's The Czar's Spy (1905) is thrilling, romantic, and accurate. It ought to be, its author was also a British Secret agent. If you love classic thrillers, these three are among the best ever written. Don't miss them!
Read information about the authorRobert Erskine Childers DSC, universally known as Erskine Childers, was the author of the influential novel The Riddle of the Sands and an Irish nationalist who smuggled guns to Ireland in his sailing yacht Asgard. He was executed by the authorities of the nascent Irish Free State during the Irish Civil War in 1922. He was the son of British Orientalist scholar Robert Caesar Childers; the cousin of Hugh Childers and Robert Barton; and the father of the fourth President of Ireland, Erskine Hamilton Childers.
Childers was a Boer War veteran and was called back to active duty at the start of World War One.
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