The Riddle Of The Sands

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BAB0120031110

Erskine Childers' famous novel published in 1903 was hailed as the first modern spy novel and influenced official thinking about naval strategy at the time.

Abridged in ten parts by Doreen Estall and read by Crispin Bonham Carter.

Foreign office high flyer Carruthers receives an invitation from an old acquaintance to join him for some yachting in the Baltic.

BAB0220031111

Carruthers finds that things aren't all they seem aboard the Dulcibella with Davies.

Read by Crispin Bonham Carter.

/ The Riddle Of The Sands By Erskine Childers 2/10.

BAB0320031112

Davies comes clean and the real reason for his invitation becomes clear.

BAB0420031113

Carruthers and Davies' friendship develops quickly and their adventure begins.

Read by Crispin Bonham Carter.

BAB0520031114

The Riddle Of The Sands By Erskine Childers 5/10.

Carruthers and Davies meet Commander Von Bruning - will he suspect their motives? Read by Crispin Bonham Carter.

BAB0620031117

Fraulein Dollman unwittingly reveals the real identity of her father.

BAB0720031118

Carruthers spys on the enemy - but has he taken too big a risk?

BAB0820031119

Can Carruthers and Davies persuade the Germans of their innocence?

BAB0920031120

The Riddle Of The Sands.

9/10.

Erskine Childers' classic spy story set in the early part of the 20th century.

Carruthers becomes a stowaway and discovers the extent of the German plot.

BAB10 LAST20031121

Erskine Childers' classic spy story set in the early part of the 20th century.

Can Carruthers and Davies foil the plot and get back to English soil?

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By: Erskine Childers

Starring: Laurence Kennedy/Charles Simpson