Books in Richard Hannay series
Richard Hannay gives a man shelter for the night, only to find him dead in the morning.
Adventure, Boys, Classic, War
Richard Hannay, after a period as a soldier on the front line, is called in by Sir Walter Bullivant to discover what secret card the Germans hold with which to inflame the Islamic peoples of the Middle East.
Wartime danger and heroism. While the broad brushstroke attitude towards war and other peoples is typical of the period of the book's publication, there is a surprising degree of respect both for the German enemy and for the Turkish religion and mindset.
Adventure, Boys, Classic, Historical, War
Attitude: Some Care Needed → Fairly Positive
To trap a brilliant German agent, Richard Hannay has to pose as a pacifist, assisted by Mary Lamington, Blenkiron, Peter Pienaar and others.
Straightforward plot. Elements of endurance and loyalty. A subtle, if unredeemed, villain. Some demeaning references to native Africans. War as a job to be done.
Adventure, Boys, Classic, Historical, Romantic, War