We have updated our Privacy Policy Please take a moment to review it. By continuing to use this site, you agree to the terms of our updated Privacy Policy.

Tales of Adventurers

ebook / ISBN-13: 9781780224084

Price: £5.49

ON SALE: 21st November 2013

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Fiction: Special Features / Short Stories

Disclosure: If you buy products using the retailer buttons above, we may earn a commission from the retailers you visit.

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.

What's Inside

Read More Read Less