Rogue male

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Penguin Books, Jan 1, 1977 - Fiction - 191 pages
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After failing to assassinate an important dictator, an English sportsman is pursued by a pitiless foe

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User Review  - Oandthegang - LibraryThing

The first chapter begins:- "I cannot blame them. After all, one doesn't need a telescopic sight to shoot boar and bear; so that when they came on me watching the terrace at a range of five hundred and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Hagelstein - LibraryThing

A British adventurer, seemingly on a whim, attempts to assassinate a European dictator while on a hunting trip in that country. He is caught and escapes back to England, where he is further pursued. He is a man of means, intelligence, initiative, and resolve. A suspenseful and intriguing story. Read full review


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Geoffrey Household (1900--1988) was born in Bristol and educated at Magdalen College, Oxford. He worked all over the world, including Eastern Europe, the US, the Middle East and South America as, among other things, a banker, a salesman, and an encyclopedia writer. He served in British intelligence in World War II. His other works include "A Rough Shoot, Watcher in the Shadows, Rogue Justice" and an autobiography, "Against the Wind,

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