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1. The Riddle of the Sands
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2. The Riddle of the Sands: A Record
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3. The Riddle of the Sands (Dover
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4. In the Ranks of the C.I.V.
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5. Tragedy of Erskine Childers
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6. The Riddle of the Sands
7. Riddle of the Sands
 
8. The riddle of Erskine Childers
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10. Childer's The Riddle of the Sands
 
11. Erskine Childers and Israel
 
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12. Thirst for the Sea: The Sailing
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13. Erskine Childers: A Biography
14. Erskine H. Childers: President
 
15. Damned Englishman: A Study of
 
16. The Road to Suez: a Study of Western-Arab
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17. The Riddle of the Sands
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19. The Riddle of the Sands
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20. The Riddle of the Sands

1. The Riddle of the Sands
by Erskine Childers
Paperback: 180 Pages (2009-01-01)
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Written in 1903 by the active and ultimately executed Irish republican Erskine Childers, "The Riddle of the Sands: A Record of Secret Service" unfolds the story of a minor official in the Foreign Office, Carruthers, and his complete boredom with his occupation. Although his prospects are good, he feels an emptiness in his life, and this in large part encourages Carruthers to go sailing with his friend Davies. This acquaintance suspects German naval activity in the Baltic, and the two overcome numerous obstacles, both by suspicious German patrol boats and tricky inshore sailing, to discover information that complicates the feelings of both young men. The lone masterpiece of a man who died for a cause, this earliest of spy thrillers details not only the love of Davies, but the revival of Carruthers in a time of intrigue, adventure, suspicion, and burgeoning war. ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars Riddle of the Sands
Classic but not outdated for anyone interested in both history and mystery. Anyone that sails will enjoy the descriptions of bringing inappropriate gear aboard and living in tight quarters. British fiction set in the North Sea.A classic in all ways. ... Read more


2. The Riddle of the Sands: A Record of Secret Service. Erskine Childers
by Erskine Childers
Paperback: 236 Pages (2010-07-02)
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"The Riddle of the Sands," by Erskine Childers, not only may have affected the course of history-it still thrills readers today. One of the first and still finest spy stories ever written, "The Riddle of the Sands" introduced Edwardian readers to the idea of a 'secret service'. In an enthralling tale of a duel among the islands and sandbanks of the North Sea, two amateur investigators and yachtsmen discover sinister preparations off the German coast. At great peril both from an implacable enemy and furious storms at sea, they stake their lives on the strength of their doughty boat, the Dulcibella. Will they fight their way back to England in time to sound a warning? "The Riddle of the Sands" caused a sensation when it appeared in1903, with statesmen and soldiers drawn into a debate about Britain's readiness to repulse a naval invasion. So strong was its impact that one critic later accused its author of almost single-handedly starting a European war. The influence of "The Riddle of the Sands" would not have been so great if it had not been so powerfully readable, a quality it keeps to this day. Ranked with the greatest work of John Buchan, Joseph Conrad and Ian Fleming, this vintage adventure by Erskine Childers has lost nothing of its force. ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars my favorite movie


My comment is for the video not the book.
One word: SPECTACULAR !

I watch this move to get 'lost' in time.
This is not just a movie you watch, it's like being there.

Buy it.
Then turn off the light, phone and lock the door.
Press play.
Enjoy.

5-0 out of 5 stars I say, Carruthers, well done old chap
In deciding whether to read this novel, there are some things you should know:

Firstly, it is beautifully written.It is a classic piece of prose literature.Long descriptive passages evoke a wonderful atmosphere and sense of place.The characterization is sharp and accurate, and the dialogue is convincing.

Secondly, this is not an action-packed spy thriller.The story unfolds slowly and is somewhat linear, without the shock twists and turns that would be expected from a contemporary spy story.Having said that, you are better reading the book without knowing exactly what the answer to the 'riddle' is.Many of the reviews here on Amazon contain the spoiler and the blurb on the back of the Penguin Red Classics edition has it too.You have been warned.

Next, there is a lot about boats and the sea.If you are any kind of boat enthusiast, you will love this book.If you are not, or are positively averse to the ocean, then you will find the lengthy descriptions of tacking and sounding, reefing and kedging, to be rather wearisome.This is essentially the adventures of two Englishmen in a boat.

The opening chapters are extremely funny at times, as the hero discovers that his yachting holiday isn't going to be quite the luxury excursion he envisaged.The first half of the book is a delightful comedy of manners, but the mood gradually changes as the tension builds.

It is a book of its time - the end of the nineteenth century and the build up to the Great War.As such, it gives remarkable insights into the culture and attitudes of the period.The reference in the first sentence to 'black faces' may bring a few modern readers up short.The hero Carruthers (a name which has since become a parody) is a true-blue British hero -- honorable, brave and determined.I was forcibly reminded of Bulldog Drummond and of an adventure of his - Bulldog Drummond at Bay - published just before World War II, containing the same urgent (and uncannily accurate) warnings about German military buildup.But Carruthers is far more sympathetic and believable a character than Drummond, and Childers an immeasurably better writer than Sapper.

A great strength of the book is its authenticity.One can believe every moment actually happened.All the characters are fallible and plans invariably go slightly awry, just as in real life.And you can almost feel the mud and the cold wind and rain of the landscape - or rather seascape - in which most of the events take place.

A masterpiece, for lovers of great literature.
[PeterReeve]
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3. The Riddle of the Sands (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Erskine Childers
Paperback: 256 Pages (2011-05-19)
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Asin: 0486408795
Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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While on a sailing holiday in the North Sea, two young Englishmen encounter suspicious German naval activity off the coast of the Frisian Islands—a discovery that leads them into a world of suspense and intrigue. Initially published in 1903, this thrilling adventure is regarded by many critics as one of the best spy novels ever written, notable for its richness of technical detail about inshore sailing and unsurpassed narrative style. Introduction by Norman Donaldson. 4 maps.
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3-0 out of 5 stars Somewhat mellow after all the expectations.
I expected this to be a great read after all the hype I have heard of this book.Alas it was not so, so maybe Childers will haunt me after this review.This book, like much of the narrative has me sailing in circles.I got some nautical terms out of this reading but not much else.The plot is the German Imperial Army planning the conquest of England.They expand their tranportation system in the land nearest the UK and build train stations and barges as a means to transport their soldiers.

This story is perhaps more believeable than a James Bond movie.However, the narrative at page 200, is much like that at the beginning.This is an OK read for spy buffs, and those interested in WWI.

5-0 out of 5 stars Cracking good read
I was first given this book as a present from my English teacher when I was 13. Now I'm 23 and I only just read it.

Overall I think it was a great read. The plot wasn't so great, a little too slow and it petered out towards the end. What was great was the sense of adventure. Of stripping away from the office and running into the unknown. Childers' character descriptions were also top notch - painting subtle yet rich articulation into the storyline.

The descriptions of sailing weren't overly technical, they were rich and atmospheric.

4-0 out of 5 stars Spies, Sailboats and Sand
For lovers of spy/espionage thrillers this is a great read.Childers, despite his slow(70 page) start maintains a high level of informative tension to almost the end.Who are the villains and who are the heroes and who can be trusted?The purpose of the the author,as was John Buchan's 'Thirty-Nine Steps' which was made into a fine Hitchcock film, was to warn the pre-World War I British establishment of the dangerous intentions of Imperial Germany and to awaken Britain from its complacent slumber.The evolution of the central character from snobbish dandy to a sea-toughened spy is skillfully drawn.To get the most from your reading, bring along your own maps of the North Sea/Friesan Islands,Baltic Sea region.

2-0 out of 5 stars Frustration leading to skimming
Childers' novel was a real disappointment.After starting to read the original Ian Fleming James Bond novels for Fleming's centennial, my interest in spy novels was piqued and I decided to make a survey of them.I was going to start with The 39 Steps until I came across The Riddle of the Sands.I wasn't expecting a Bond-style thriller, and I came with an open mind, but this was a tedious and underwhelming story with little general historical interest.

Originally published in 1903, the story is a first-person account of a pre-WWI British Foreign Office employee who gets caught up in the discovery of German invasion plans while on a sailing holiday.The book was written as a serious account of events for the expressed purpose of jarring the public into recognition of the German threat.

While the plot sounds like a decent one for a spy novel, and while the reader with an interest in historical fiction might expect to find period interest, most of the book is detailed accounts of sailing, complete with nautical terms and descriptions with little meaning to those not familiar with boats and navigation.I figure the book could easily have been cut down to a half of its length without losing any plot or meaningful descriptive material.

There's not much else to say.The evil villain turns out to be a double agent working for the British, which all but the dimmest reader will suspect from the introduction of his character.Whenever danger seems around the corner, it turns out to be nothing.There is no descriptive material that would be of interest to the antiquarian or historical enthusiast.One reviewer who said "it gives remarkable insights into the culture and attitudes of the period" must have been reading a different book.

I'm not sure who this novel would appeal to, and I suspect that it was chosen as an Oxford classic because the novelist died for the politically correct cause of supporting Irish independence.Yawn.

The best thing about the novel is this edition (Oxford Classics green cover with white portrait), and the introduction by David Trotter provides a nice background on early thrillers and spy stories.

5-0 out of 5 stars Beautiful book, wonderful piece of literature ...
This is a truly beautiful book ... Although it is said to be the first book in the genre, it is not alike to most of the spy novels I read. The plot develops slowly, and for the most part of the story nothing significant happens, but this is exactly what makes it special and valuable. Heroes are very human, they are prone to fantasies and mistakes, and for a long time it is not clear if the spy plot was a reality or the creation of their vivid imagination. There is a scene I particularly enjoyed, and if it were not written at the very beginning of the century, it might have been a satire of modern spy novels. Here I refer to the scene when one of the main characters is eavesdropping under the window of a house, but cannot hear much because the curtains are drawn! This is a jewel. I also enjoyed descriptions of sailing in the sands and of the life on the islands.

Read this book if you are interested in the study of human character, do not read it if you are just after thrill and entertainment, you won't find what you are looking for then. This book requires time. ... Read more


4. In the Ranks of the C.I.V.
by Erskine Childers
Paperback: 102 Pages (2010-07-12)
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In the Ranks of the C.I.V. is presented here in a high quality paperback edition. This popular classic work by Erskine Childers is in the English language. If you enjoy the works of Erskine Childers then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection. ... Read more


5. Tragedy of Erskine Childers
by Leonard Piper
Paperback: 264 Pages (2006-12-29)
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Asin: 1847250203
Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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In "The Riddle of the Sands", a gripping spy story set amongst the shoals and mists of the North Sea coast in the years before the First World War, Erskine Childers fathered the modern genre of spy adventures, as well as writing a great yachting classic. Unlike John Buchan or John le Carre, however, Childers himself led a life involving spying, gun-running and conspiracy, and a constant search for adventure and danger, which led in the end to his execution by firing squad in Ireland in 1923. "The Tragedy of Erskine Childers" tells the extraordinary story of a brilliant and highly talented eccentric. A pioneering yachtsman in the early days of small yacht sailing, Childers became such a fervent supporter of Irish nationalism that he ran guns to Ireland on his boat. In the Irish Civil War, his extremism and wish to take part in active service rather than write propaganda, led to his betrayal, trial and execution. ... Read more

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4-0 out of 5 stars Tragedy
This an excellent account of a tragic hero of early 20th century Ireland, an Englishman by birth, who gave his life for his unswerving dedication to his concept for an Irish Republic. Childers was an author, soldier, accomplished small boat sailor, rebel, propagandist, gunrunner, political gadfly and rebel. ... Read more


6. The Riddle of the Sands
by Erskine Childers
Paperback: 272 Pages (2009-05-15)
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This is a book that may have changed history - and still thrills today. One of the first and still one of the finest spy stories ever written, Erskine Childers' book introduced Edwardian readers to the idea of a 'secret service'. In an enthralling tale of a duel among the islands and sandbanks of the North Sea, two amateur investigators and yachtsmen discover sinister preparations off the German coast. At great peril both from an implacable enemy and furious storms at sea, they stake their lives on the strength of their doughty boat, the Dulcibella. Will they fight their way back to England in time to sound a warning? "The Riddle of the Sands" caused a sensation when it appeared in 1903, with statesmen and soldiers drawn into a debate about Britain's readiness to repulse a naval invasion. So strong was its impact that one critic later accused its author of almost single-handedly starting a European war. But its influence would not have been so great if it had not been so powerfully readable, a quality it keeps to this day. Ranked with the greatest work of John Buchan, Joseph Conrad and Ian Fleming, this vintage adventure has lost none of its force. ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars Sailors, perk up!
This is one of my ten favorite books.It will appeal particularly to those who love to sail or to dream about it.Those who like books written with a British flavor of the early 1900's will also enjoy it.Add to this that it is a mystery spy thriller and you have a wonderful mixture of excitement and delight.(Bill's_Books at the Amazon Marketplace currently has a very nice hardcover copy available.) ... Read more


7. Riddle of the Sands
by Erskine Childers
Kindle Edition: Pages (2008-12-11)
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This book is often referred to as the first spy novel, and it is not wrong. However, to appreciate the novel, you have to know beforehand several things. But, don't worry, that is not much.

The story is narrated by an English gentleman Currthuers, who received an unexpected invitation of duck shooting from an old friend Davies. Being tired of his neglected position in "society," he accepts it to go to the North Sea only to find that he is involved in a mystery, or "the riddle of the Sands." His friend claims there's something in the air, something hiding behind the misty coast of Germany. But how can they prove it?

As a story, "The Riddle of the Sands" is far from perfect. It is full of authentic descriptions of local landscapes (the author actually cruised his yacht there), but at the same time frequent reference to the geographical data and nautical terms are a bit wearisome to readers, and moreover, the narrator often refers us to the maps in the appendix. Those things only slow down the action of the novel, and actually the book sometimes has to go through lull.

But, wait a while. The story gets gradually faster, and as the adventure of the heroes slowly gets near to the core of the plot, the tale becomes more and more gripping. Though characters sometimes are just more than cardboard (and especially female part is poorly done), your patience will be rewarded.

It is well-known that Sherlock Holmes in "His Last Bow" turns a spy for his country, and says "There's an east wind coming." The meaning of what Holmes says is clear to the comtemporary people, and Childers, a politician, also wrote his book not as an amusement but as a warning to England about the coming threat of Germany, and actually "The Riddles of the Sands" was written about 10 years before WW1 began. In this historical context too, the book is interesting, and the tediousness of the opening chapters is justified if you keep it in mind that it is meant for Childers's sarcasm against indifference and complacency among the English people (talking of English complacency, we remember later in 1938, immediately before WW2, Alfred Hitchcock again uses it as a satire in his thriller "The Lady Vanishes" with brilliantly silly two British gentlemen who are more concerned with cricket games than surrounding danger). People don't change.

So, the book itself is still enjoyable, but these historical matters will make it more precious; after all, it is one of the proof how people reacted to the coming change in the history of mankind. And if you're interested in this kind of book (I mean, books reflects German-England relationship), check out "The Battel of Dorking" by George Chesney (written in 1871) and "When William Came" (in 1913) by Saki once. ... Read more


8. The riddle of Erskine Childers
by Andrew Boyle
 Hardcover: 351 Pages (1977)

Isbn: 0091284902
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9. The Riddle of the Sands
by Erskine Childers
Kindle Edition: Pages (2010-10-17)
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A WORD about the origin and authorship of this book.

In October last (1902), my friend 'Carruthers' visited me in my
chambers, and, under a provisional pledge of secrecy, told me frankly
the whole of the adventure described in these pages. Till then I had
only known as much as the rest of his friends, namely, that he had
recently undergone experiences during a yachting cruise with a
certain Mr 'Davies' which had left a deep mark on his character and
habits.

At the end of his narrative--which, from its bearing on studies and
speculations of my own, as well as from its intrinsic interest and
racy delivery, made a very deep impression on me--he added that the
important facts discovered in the course of the cruise had, without a
moment's delay, been communicated to the proper authorities, who,
after some dignified incredulity, due in part, perhaps, to the
pitiful inadequacy of their own secret service, had, he believed,
made use of them, to avert a great national danger. I say 'he
believed', for though it was beyond question that the danger was
averted for the time, it was doubtful whether they had stirred a foot
to combat it, the secret discovered being of such a nature that mere
suspicion of it on this side was likely to destroy its efficacy.

There, however that may be, the matter rested for a while, as, for
personal reasons which will be manifest to the reader, he and Mr
'Davies' expressly wished it to rest.

But events were driving them to reconsider their decision. These
seemed to show that the information wrung with such peril and labour
from the German Government, and transmitted so promptly to our own,
had had none but the most transitory influence on our policy. Forced
to the conclusion that the national security was really being
neglected, the two friends now had a mind to make their story public;
and it was about this that 'Carruthers' wished for my advice. The
great drawback was that an Englishman, bearing an honoured name, was
disgracefully implicated, and that unless infinite delicacy were
used, innocent persons, and, especially, a young lady, would suffer
pain and indignity, if his identity were known. Indeed, troublesome
rumours, containing a grain of truth and a mass of falsehood, were
already afloat.

After weighing both sides of the question, I gave my vote
emphatically for publication. The personal drawbacks could, I
thought, with tact be neutralized; while, from the public point of
view, nothing but good could come from submitting the case to the
common sense of the country at large. Publication, there-fore, was
agreed upon, and the next point was the form it should take
'Carruthers', with the concurrence of Mr 'Davies', was for a bald
exposition of the essential facts, stripped of their warm human
envelope. I was strongly against this course, first, because it would
aggravate instead of allaying the rumours that were current;
secondly, because in such a form the narrative would not carry
conviction, and would thus defeat its own end. The persons and the
events were indissolubly connected; to evade, abridge, suppress,
would be to convey to the reader the idea of a concocted hoax.
Indeed, I took bolder ground still, urging that the story should be
made as explicit and circumstantial as possible, frankly and honestly
for the purpose of entertaining and so of attracting a wide circle of
readers. Even anonymity was undesirable. Nevertheless, certain
precautions were imperatively needed.

To cut the matter short, they asked for my assistance and received it
at once. It was arranged that I should edit the book; that
'Carruthers' should give me his diary and recount to me in fuller
detail and from his own point of view all the phases of the 'quest',
as they used to call it; that Mr 'Davies' should meet me with his
charts and maps and do the same; and that the whole story should be
written, as from the mouth of the former, with its humours and
errors, its light and its dark side, just as it happened; with the
follo ... Read more


10. Childer's The Riddle of the Sands (illustrated) (bargain edition typeset for the Kindle)
by Erskine Childers
Kindle Edition: Pages (2008-12-09)
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Asin: B001NEJQHU
Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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Considered one of the first modern spy novels, The Riddle of the Sands presaged the coming conflicts between Germany and England. Childers, an accomplished sailor and stylist, also produced one of the all-time great sailing yarns, and, in the first several chapters, a wry snapshot of young imperial Brit.With illustrations. ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars An Absolutely Classic Mystery
Isn't it great when you stumble upon a great book by accident? This classic mystery is set upon an old boat in the tide-driven wetlands of either or both the North Sea or the Baltic Sea, north of Holland and Germany.I know some more detail-conscious reader will set the geographic record straight.The two passionate amateur sailors and sleuths stumble across the suspicious movements of fellow sailors in the year before the First World War.Beautifully written, with great attention to detail about living on an old boat, docking in little coves or braving the taverns and stores of closed-off villages.It's about using and beating the tides, about reading the weather in the same way you read the faces and voices of your opponents.It's about taking chances and risks and hoping for luck in desperate times. ... Read more


11. Erskine Childers and Israel
by morris gershllick
 Hardcover: Pages (1234)

Asin: B00403U6Y8
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12. Thirst for the Sea: The Sailing Adventures of Erskine Childers
 Hardcover: 208 Pages (1979-11-29)
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13. Erskine Childers: A Biography
by Jim Ring
Paperback: 352 Pages (1997-09-11)
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Asin: 0719556872
Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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This biography of Erskine Childers shows that he led a life as enigmatic and adventurous as his classic novel, The Riddle of the Sands. It tells how his original patriotism changed due to his views of how Irish independence was handled pre-World War I and culminated in his joining the IRA. ... Read more

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4-0 out of 5 stars Concise and penetrating..........
Erskine Childers' name may not be on the tip of every American tongue, but he certainly deserves our attention. Author, statesman, intelligence operative, journalist, expert sailor, photographer, airman, artillery officer, Irish republican; the list goes on and on. In his younger years, Childers was a steadfast supporter of the British Empire, a participant in the Boer War and WWI, and recipient of the DSC. Born of an Irish mother and an English father, Childers was sympathetic towards his mother's homeland, but withheld support beyond Home Rule until he became thoroughly disenchanted with British appeasement of the Ulster Unionists. A critical point reached in his pysche, Childers swung utterly to the militaristic wing of Sinn Fein and the IRA and became an ardent participant and crucial component in the crisis that was to result in Irish civil war.

Jim Ring has done an admirable job portraying Childers' remarkable life. His book is focused, penetrating, and possesses a rythym that keep the pages turning. Though many words could describe Childers, uncommon intensity and uncompromising integrity to the cause might best sum up the man. Ring allows this view to triumph and, while making no excuses for Childers' more extreme examples of radicalism, he manages to resurrect the reputation of a man ultimately spurned and executed by the Irish Free State.

The life of Erskine Childers is an entirely deserving subject for consumption. Winston Churchill, Michael Collins, Eamon de Valera, Lloyd George, all play prominent roles throughout. Jim Ring has written an excellent account of a time and a man that bear remembering. The struggle for small nations to obtain freedom in autonomy is, in all variations, a story to be told for all time. ... Read more


14. Erskine H. Childers: President of Ireland
by John N. Young
Hardcover: 238 Pages (1985-12-31)
list price: US$36.95
Isbn: 0861401956
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Summoned from his English school in 1922, Childers was permitted by the Free State authorities to make one final visit to his condemned father in the cells of Portobello Barracks, Dublin, at the height of the Civil War. The ordeal had a profound impact on the sixteen-year-old, who promised his father to forgive every Minister in the Provisional Government who was responsible for his death and to do everything possible to ensure that the Childers name would become a healing memory. When that same schoolboy became President of Ireland, he was universally regarded as a man of peace. His death after only eighteen months in office brought the largest gathering of monarchs ever to assemble on Irish soil, to pay tribute. ... Read more


15. Damned Englishman: A Study of Erskine Childers (1870-1922)
by Thomas J. Cox
 Hardcover: 374 Pages (1975-06)
list price: US$12.50
Isbn: 0682478210
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16. The Road to Suez: a Study of Western-Arab Relations
by Erskine B. Childers
 Hardcover: Pages (1962-01-01)

Asin: B001ASC2GQ
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17. The Riddle of the Sands
by Erskine Childers
Paperback: 672 Pages (2006-12-01)
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Asin: 1425052347
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Brimming with heart-stopping action, "The Riddle of the Sands" is one the earliest spy novels. This spell-binding story is set in the period before the start of the First World War. It narrates the story of two friends’ adventure as they stumble upon Germany’s plans to invade England. A gem of the thriller genre!

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18. Common sense about the Arab world (The Common sense series)
by Erskine B Childers
Unknown Binding: 192 Pages (1961)

Asin: B0007DKW7Q
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19. The Riddle of the Sands
by Erskine Childers
Paperback: 374 Pages (2007-12-12)
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Asin: 1427014256
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Brimming with heart-stopping action, "The Riddle of the Sands" is one the earliest spy novels. This spell-binding story is set in the period before the start of the First World War. It narrates the story of two friends' adventure as they stumble upon Germany's plans to invade England. A gem of the thriller genre!

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20. The Riddle of the Sands
by Erskine Childers
Paperback: 364 Pages (2007-12-12)
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Asin: 1427014949
Canada | United Kingdom | Germany | France | Japan
Editorial Review

Product Description

ReadHowYouWant publishes a wide variety of best selling books in Large and Super Large fonts in partnership with leading publishers. EasyRead books are available in 11pt and 13pt. type. EasyRead Large books are available in 16pt, 16pt Bold, and 18pt Bold type. EasyRead Super Large books are available in 20pt. Bold and 24pt. Bold Type. You choose the format that is right for you.

This is Volume Volume 2 of 2-Volume Set.To purchase the complete set, you will need to order the other volumes separately: to find them, search for the following ISBNs: 9781427014252

Brimming with heart-stopping action, "The Riddle of the Sands" is one the earliest spy novels. This spell-binding story is set in the period before the start of the First World War. It narrates the story of two friends' adventure as they stumble upon Germany's plans to invade England. A gem of the thriller genre!

To find more titles in your format, Search in Books using EasyRead and the size of the font that makes reading easier and more enjoyable for you.

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