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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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Fourteen stories set around the world, from the author of ROGUE MALE.A collection containing some of Household's most beloved tales.With stories ranging from playful hilarity among the Tropic of Capricorn to the savage realities of war and conflict in Cancer, Household's collection encompasses a wealth of human experience. Masterful storytelling and compelling characters render this collection as powerful now as when it was first published in 1981. Includes, among others, Heart in the Mouth, Letter to a Sister, The Brides of Solomon, First Blood, The Hut, The Battle of Mussolini, Immoral Trade and the captivating novella The Salvation of Pisco Gabar.

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The Days of Your Fathers

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The Terror of Villadonga

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An exciting children's adventure story from the acclaimed author of ROGUE MALE, Geoffrey Household.12-year-old Dick Garland lives on the northern coast of Spain. With his thirst for exploring, he has ventured into nearly every cave nearby - except the feared Cave of Angels. When dared to spend one night there alone by the gutsy Lola, Dick boldly accepts her challenge. But there's an unspeakable terror in that cave, and in order to protect his family and friends Dick decides to do something about it . . . Household's exciting children's novel demonstrates the strength of courage, the thrill of adventure and the power of loyalty.

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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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The Lives and Times of Bernardo Brown

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Thing to Love

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An adventure novel from the acclaimed author of ROGUE MALE.General Kucera fled his homeland of Czechoslovakia when the Communists arrived, and he made a new life for himself in the fictional republic of Guayanas. A gifted soldier, he builds up the Fifth Armored Division, which he commands, with hard-hitting efficiency.But when revolution arrives in the land, General Kucera is unsure which side he should be on. His troops will make a huge difference to the outcome of war.Loyalty to his adopted country means he initially joins with the President's forces. But as he realises that the war is between the haves and have-nots, one side supported by the veiled intervention of the United States and the Soviet Union, he realises that victory will be empty if it does not follow the wishes of the people.

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The Third Hour

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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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Hostage: London

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A Time to Kill

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Prisoner of the Indies

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Escape into Daylight

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An edge-of-your-seat children's story from the acclaimed author of ROGUE MALE.A tense, edge-of-your-seat story of two kidnapped children, Mike and Carrie, who find themselves imprisoned under the ruins of an abbey. The two must escape as they realise that no one is coming for them...

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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.