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Rogue Justice

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When the Rogue Male misses his chance to assassinate Hitler in peacetime, he goes undercover in Nazi Germany looking for a second opportunity.Here, he declares his own personal war and recklessly fights his way across occupied Europe, with the Gestapo hot on his heels.Battling against Nazi ideology, he's transported across a continent, allied with escaping Jews and resistance groups, as he seeks justice for the evils done to the land, the people and the woman that he loved.

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Capricorn and Cancer

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The Days of Your Fathers

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The Terror of Villadonga

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Watcher in the Shadows

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The Europe That Was

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A riveting collection of short stories from the classic-crime master and author of Rogue Male, Geoffrey Household.From the fine lines of an Eton suit on the morning of Archduke Franz Ferdinand's assassination to the extreme poverty of the Bosnian border, Household's collection of short stories takes the reader on a vivid and compelling journey around a Europe that was.Including the stories Kindly Stranger, Sabres on the Sand, Three of Castile and Twilight of a God (among others).

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Rogue Male

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One of the classic thrillers of the 20th century - 'Simply the best escape and pursuit story yet written' [THE TIMES] - with a brand new Introduction by Robert MacfarlaneAn Englishman plans to assassinate the dictator of a European country. But he is foiled at the last moment and falls into the hands of ruthless and inventive torturers. They devise for him an ingenious and diplomatic death but, for once, they bungle the job and he escapes. But England provides no safety from his pursuers - and the Rogue Male must strip away all the trappings of status and civilization as the hunter becomes a hunted animal.

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The Lives and Times of Bernardo Brown

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Thing to Love

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The Third Hour

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A gripping adventure from the acclaimed author of ROGUE MALE.For Manuel Vargas, helping a revolutionary leader derail a train in Mexico is not that unusual. That is, until he realises there are gold bars and coins on-board. After concealing his new wealth, his life is changed forever. Meanwhile in London, a man takes an innocuous job in the toy industry, unaware that his path will cross with Manuel Vargas. When the two meet, they hatch a plan to locate the hidden gold and smuggle it out of Mexico.

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Dance of the Dwarfs

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A tale of nightmare set at the edge of the Amazonian jungle - 'A superb horror story' - New York TimesAt the edge of the Amazonian jungle, Dr Owen Dawnay has set up an agricultural station. It's a remote place, isolated from the world, and home to a group of half-Indian cattlemen.Dawnay is puzzled by the cattlemen's apparent fear of the dark. Until he learns of the elusive dwarfs who are supposed to dance among the trees by moonlight. His scientific brain urges him to confront the unknown, but Dawnay has entered a realm of nightmare, one that science cannot explain...

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Against the Wind

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Geoffrey Household's, author of ROGUE MALE, unconventional amusing and exciting autobiography.Ever since the publication of ROGUE MALE, Geoffrey Household has been known in the English-reading world for his audacious and unorthodox tales of adventure. Now, in his autobiography, AGAINST THE WIND, he tells us the story of his own life, sharing with us the background and the experiences from which he emerged as a writer. A gradaute from Oxford he then worked as an apprentice-clerk in the Ottoman Bank, as a banana salesman in Spain, and he served in British Intelligence during World War II in Romania, Greece and the Middle East. In the final chapters he speaks of the writer's craft and of his personal aspirations.

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The Salvation of Pisco Gabar and Other Stories

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Twelve compelling, accomplished and varied tales from a master of classic fiction.Beginning on the Equator with the shimmering, mountainous coastline of Peru to starboard and the setting sun on the horizon, these brilliant and varied stories transport the reader to Spain, to the Andes foothills, to the pantries of London and the streets of New York. Geoffrey Household, master of the spy novel and author of acclaimed classic Rogue Male, demonstrates his pure skill as a storyteller in each brilliant tale - whether it's a sketch, a character study or a longer, gripping narrative. Stories include, among others, Delilah of the Back Stairs, Estancia la Embajada, Taboo, Technique and Women on Wheels.

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The Brides of Solomon and Other Stories

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Sixteen short stories from acclaimed author Geoffrey Household.First published in 1958, this collection of short stories is a snapshot of Household's great skill as a storyteller. Despite vastly different characters and plots, the collection as a whole explores Household's generation - raw from war and political upheaval - with wit, suspense and brilliance. Including, among others, The Case of Valentin Lecormier, Constant Lovers, The Idealist, Kindly Stranger, Salute, Eggs as Ain't, The Eye of a Soldier, Children's Crusade.

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Tales of Adventurers

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Thirteen short stories from the original master of the spy-thriller.It was by this 1952 collection of short stories that Geoffrey Household wished his literary skill to be judged. And it is clear why. In a captivating assortment of tales from spy thrillers to historical fables, the reader is taken on a journey from the Mediterranean Sea on the eve of the First World War through the freezing valleys of Albanian to the ironic, personal landscape of a female spy preoccupied with marriage. With wit, suspense and political intrigue, Tales of Adventurers stands with Household's best.Including, among others, The Cook Runner, The Picket Lines of Marton Hevessy, The Hut, Woman in Love and Railroad Harvest.

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Hostage: London

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A Time to Kill

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A TIME TO KILL is a classic thriller from one of the 20th century's best crime writers. Roger Taine wants to be left alone to live quietly in the country with his wife and children. But Roland, head of British Intelligence needs his help. A vicious spy ring has a very simple idea: strategically placed foot-and-mouth disease. One isolated outbreak would spread virulently. Twenty outbreaks at the same time would be uncontrollable. And so two men must fight against time to prevent certain catastrophe...

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Prisoner of the Indies

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An exciting historical children's story from the acclaimed author of ROGUE MALE.The exciting sixteenth-century story of the Englishman Miles Phillips and his fifteen-year journey to New Spain, where he encounters a tropical paradise, good food, and the Inquisition...

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Escape into Daylight

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The Exploits of Xenophon

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Geoffrey Household retells Xenophon's time-enduring story of the Greek army that supported Cyrus the Great in his attempt on the Persian throne. Told for the first time for children, this is one of the world's great stories of courage and endurance.