The Man with the Clubfoot
|Rating||:||4.35 (858 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||224 Pages|
M. Thorsson said Williams was the Robert Ludlum of his time!!!!. In "The Man with the Clubfoot," Valentine Williams has written a thriller of mystery, love and intrigue, that in every sense of the word may be described as a roller coaster - written at a time when German was the country of villains, (remember when it was the USSR? now its the Taliban), and the Kaiser is the bad guyby adult son read this in one or two sittings.Williams was the Robert Ludlum of his time,one heroic man, or a small group of crusading individuals, in a struggle against powerful adversaries whose intentions and moti. Mostly pretty charming Pretty much the best Buchan novel John Buchan never wrote -- it certainly owes a great deal to John Buchan's work. Protagonist's brother works for British intelligence and disappears behind German lines in WW 1. Protagonist, through one of those improbable coincidences that only seem to arise in books like this, gains the opportunity to get into Germany and search for him personally. And then a bunch of stuff happens.It has it's faults. A lot of the very early thriller writers were still learning how to write the genre, and you . AP OUI said Four Stars. This an interesting story about the lead up to WW"Four Stars" according to AP OUI. This an interesting story about the lead up to WW2.. .
After being privately educated in Germany, he joined Reuters as a sub editor in 1902. After the War, Valentine Williams was in charge of reporting the Versailles Peace Conference in 1919 for the Daily Mail. . He saw action during the Battle of the Somme, where he was seriously wounded in 1916, and was awarded the Military Cross. In addition to journalism, Williams also became a popular writer of mystery fiction, publishing a series of 28 books from 191
After the War, Valentine Williams was in charge of reporting the Versailles Peace Conference in 1919 for the Daily Mail. About the Author George Valentine Williams (1882 - 1946) was the son of G Edward Williams, Chief Editor of the Reuters News Agency. Williams then joined the small group of accredited war correspondents based at British General Headquarters and continued to serve as the accredited correspondent for the Daily Mail until the end of the War. After being privately educated in Germany, he joined Reuters as a sub editor in 1902. In addition to journalism, Williams also became a popular writer of mystery fiction, publishing a series of 28 books from 1918 until his death in 1946. . He saw action during the Battle of the Somme, where he was seriously wounded in 1916, and was awarded the Military Cross
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