surprising detective story
Second part of spy-adventures of commander Bartholomew Hoare
Lieutenant of the Royal Navy Bartholomew Hoare is 007 of Napoleonic period
There is something to be said for murder, though perhaps not much.
brilliant depiction of a terrorist underworld, ruthless irony and black satire
regarded as the first great modern spy story
The very best short story by Borhhes
the miscreant suddenly turned away his face, and seemed to strike his mouth with his open hand. At the same instant, the room filled with a new and powerful odour
Talisman of Ictis is the first part of the sci-fi series After The Fall which is set in Cornwall a hundred years in the future.