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Rogue Justice

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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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The Lives and Times of Bernardo Brown

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A story of suspense and narrow escapes from the acclaimed author of ROGUE MALE.1920s' Eastern Europe. A place of post-war intrigue, crumbling monarchies and Russian refugees. A world fortified by ghettos, brothels, freak shows and cabarets. And within this melting pot of society, Bernardo Brown embarks on a journey across the continent, without passport or money, evading the police.As Bernardo travels from the Basque Coast to Hungary, Romania, England and back to Spain, he employs wild and hilarious means to avoid detection. The reader is transported from one narrow escape to the next in this fine example of the English picaresque tradition.

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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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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 High Place

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Another superbly crafted Middle Eastern adventure by the author of the classic Rogue MaleThey called the organisation World Opposition. Its aim was a world where the State no longer existed and where the individual controlled their own destiny. Their headquarters were called Kasr-el-Sittat - meaning fortress of the holy women - and their leader was the strange and beautiful Elisa Cantemir. For her, no method was too ruthless, no human life too valuable, compared with the aims of the organisation.Only one man knew their real aims and opposed them. And he was desperately in love with Elisa Cantemir.

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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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Hostage: London

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A superbly tense classic thriller from the bestselling author of ROGUE MALE.What happens when a terrorist decides to pull out?Julian Despard is a cell-leader in the ruthless international revolutionary organisation MAGMA. As one of MAGMA's leading activists, he has been responsible for many daring operations, including the recent hijacking of an arms shipment in the Mediterranean. But then Despard finds out that the cargo he stole was not conventional weaponry but nuclear material. And that the MAGMA leadership intends to use it for a devastating attack on London. Sickened, Despard makes a dramatic personal decision to begin a bloody last-minute mission of his own, only to find himself hunted by both MAGMA gunmen and the police in a race against time to stop certain destruction...

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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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Arrows of Desire

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It is 700 years after the age of destruction and London is just a forest. Britain is no longer an independent state but a primitive outpost of the Euro-African Federation. All is not well at the settlement near Avebury. The native Britons do not like the new Britons who have 'come home' from Euro-Africa, dancing a bizarre, twenty-two-man cricket dance and singing an obscure song called 'Landa Fope'.After one of these immigrants takes a shot at the High Commissioner, Ali Pretorius, chaos breaks out, and it is left to a beautiful young woman, Thea, to restore peace and order . . .

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Doom's Caravan

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Red Anger

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Geoffrey Household returns to the rural England of Rogue Male and Watcher in the Shadows, with the savage hunting of his two heroes from the estuaries of South Devon to the empty Marlborough Downs.The novel reveals at last the fate of Alwyn Rory, the security officer who was believed to have taken a bribe to allow a naval spy to escape and to have defected to Russia rather than face trial. Both Rory and his new ally, Adrian Gurney, by whom the story is told, are on the run and may be killed with impunity, as they do not exist ...

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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.