THE CORNERS OF THE GLOBE
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THE CORNERS OF THE GLOBE

Résumé

Spring, 1919. James 'Max' Maxted, former Great War flying ace, returns to the trail of murder, treachery and half-buried secrets he set out on in The Ways of the World. He left Paris after avenging the murder of his father, Sir Henry Maxted, a senior member of the British delegation to the post-war peace conference. But he was convinced there was more - much more - to be discovered about what Sir Henry had been trying to accomplish. And he suspected elusive German spymaster Fritz Lemmer knew the truth of it. Now, enlisted under false colours in Lemmer's service but with his loyalty pledged to the British Secret Service, Max sets out on his first - and possibly last - mission for Lemmer. It takes him to the far north of Scotland - to the Orkney Isles, where the German High Seas Fleet has been impounded in Scapa Flow, its fate to be decided at the conference-table in Paris. Max has been sent to recover a document held aboard one of the German ships. What that document contains forces him to break cover sooner than he would have wished and to embark on a desperate race south, towards London, with information that could destroy Lemmer - if Max, as seems unlikely, lives to deliver it...

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  • EAN

    9780552167062

  • Disponibilité

    Disponible

  • Nombre de pages

    512 Pages

  • Longueur

    20 cm

  • Largeur

    13 cm

  • Épaisseur

    3 cm

  • Poids

    346 g

  • Distributeur

    Olf

Rayons : Policier & Thriller > Policier

Robert Goddard

  • Pays : Etats-unis
  • Langue : Anglais (etats-unis)

Robert Goddard a publié vingt et un romans depuis 1986. Longtemps souterraine, son oeuvre vient d'être redécouverte en Angleterre et aux États-Unis, où elle connaît un succès sans précédent. Après Par un matin d'automne (2010) et Heather Mallender a disparu (2012), Le Secret d'Edwin Strafford, publié une première fois par Belfond en 1992 sous le titre Les Voies du bonheur, est le troisième ouvrage de Robert Goddard à paraître chez Sonatine Éditions.

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