{"id":1822000054362,"title":"The Riddle of the Sands","handle":"the-riddle-of-the-sands","description":"\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSubtitled \u003cem\u003eA Record of Secret Service Recently Achieved\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"The first modern thriller\"\u003cem\u003e --Ken Follet, author of \u003c\/em\u003eEye of the Needle\u003cem\u003e, \u003c\/em\u003eColumn of Fire\u003cem\u003e, and more. \u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"First published in 1903, this classic relates the intrigue the unfolds when cruiser Arthur Davies asks his former Oxford classmate, an aristocrat known only as Carruthers to join him for duck shooting and yachting in the Baltic aboard the no-frills centerboard yawl DULCIBELLA. This odd couple mariner and sophisticate team to unravel a pre-World War I German plot from clues found in the shifting sands off Germany's coast\u003cem\u003e\u003cspan\u003e.\" --Cruising World\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis edition, recently brought back into print by the highly regarded publishing house David R. Godine, includes an introduction by Brig. E.F. Parker who talks about the author, who served as an artilleryman during the Boer War, and in the British Navy during WW1. Childers turned his support to the Irish Home Rule movement, smuggling arms to Ireland in his sailing yacht Asgard. Childers was executed by firing squad in 1922 as a traitor to the British Empire. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eby Erskine Childers\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003esoftcover, 244 pp.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e","published_at":"2019-05-24T13:08:58-04:00","created_at":"2019-05-24T12:41:11-04:00","vendor":"David R. Godine","type":"1310 Books","tags":[],"price":1695,"price_min":1695,"price_max":1695,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":17177547145306,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"300-908","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"The Riddle of the Sands","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":1695,"weight":567,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_management":"shopify","barcode":"9781567926293"}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0053\/4098\/7482\/products\/Riddle-of-the-Sands.jpg?v=1563456895"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0053\/4098\/7482\/products\/Riddle-of-the-Sands.jpg?v=1563456895","options":["Title"],"content":"\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSubtitled \u003cem\u003eA Record of Secret Service Recently Achieved\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"The first modern thriller\"\u003cem\u003e --Ken Follet, author of \u003c\/em\u003eEye of the Needle\u003cem\u003e, \u003c\/em\u003eColumn of Fire\u003cem\u003e, and more. \u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"First published in 1903, this classic relates the intrigue the unfolds when cruiser Arthur Davies asks his former Oxford classmate, an aristocrat known only as Carruthers to join him for duck shooting and yachting in the Baltic aboard the no-frills centerboard yawl DULCIBELLA. This odd couple mariner and sophisticate team to unravel a pre-World War I German plot from clues found in the shifting sands off Germany's coast\u003cem\u003e\u003cspan\u003e.\" --Cruising World\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis edition, recently brought back into print by the highly regarded publishing house David R. Godine, includes an introduction by Brig. E.F. Parker who talks about the author, who served as an artilleryman during the Boer War, and in the British Navy during WW1. Childers turned his support to the Irish Home Rule movement, smuggling arms to Ireland in his sailing yacht Asgard. Childers was executed by firing squad in 1922 as a traitor to the British Empire. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eby Erskine Childers\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003esoftcover, 244 pp.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e"}
The Riddle of the Sands

The Riddle of the Sands

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  Subtitled A Record of Secret Service Recently Achieved "The first modern thriller" --Ken Follet, author of Eye of the Needle, Column of Fire, and more.  "First published in 1903, this classic relates the intrigue the unfolds when cruiser Arthur Davies asks his former Oxford classmate, an aristocrat known only as Carruthers to join him for duck...


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