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Peter Ruff and the Double Four - ebook/epub

Peter Ruff and the Double Four - ebook/epub
Peter Ruff and the Double Four - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim
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This is a connected collection of short stories about the leader of a secret society pledged to protect England and their German adversary. In „The Double Four”, Peter is called out of retirement by that organization, which, since his departure, has morphed into a sort of private diplomatic secret service. Peter acquires a title, some nice clothes, and a new archenemy, a German spy, Bernadine. Light hearted with a bit of romance along with the action and fancy pants English dialogue. This novel is an Oppenheim classic from 1919 about a high society villain: characteristic of Oppenheim’s typical works, with the characters living in luxury, and a very flowing and exact story.
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The Double Traitor - ebook/epub
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The Seven Conundrums - ebook/epub
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