Riddle of the Sands

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The famous spy novel of the North Sea and German islands written by the Irish author and politician Erskine Childers (1870–1922), and published in 1903. Its theme was the German preparation for an invasion of England and it was based on his own cruises in those waters in the 7-ton Vixen. See also marine literature.

Subjects: Literature.

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Erskine Childers (1870—1922) author and politician

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