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

 
 
 
 
The Riddle of the Sands: A Record of Secret Service (Oxford World's Classics)
Author: Erskine Childers
ISBN 13: 9780199549719
ISBN 10: 199549710
Edition: 1
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2008-10-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 304
List Price: $19.95
 
 

Two young Englishmen encounter suspicious German naval activity in the North Sea and enter a world of suspense and intrigue. One of the best spy novels ever written, this 1903 thriller is notable for its richness of detail about sailing and unsurpassed narrative style. Introduction by Norman Donaldson. 4 maps.

Michael Rogers - Library Journal

Another hot new series from Penguin, "Great Books for Boys" offers a handful of top adventure stories from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Each volume sports a nice vintage-looking cover to complete the spell. Great fun (and girls can read them, too!).