The Riddle of the Sands by Erskine Childers
Published by Penguin Adult on June 7th 2007
Genres: Fiction, Classics
Len's Summary: An early spy novel written in 1903 by a Boer War veteran; the plot revolves around German plans to invade England discovered while sailing among the Frisian Islands. Childers (pronounced Chill-ders), an Irish patriot who smuggled arms aboard his yacht, was executed by the Free State authorities in 1922 during the Irish Civil War.