Erskine Childers https://www.austcrimefiction.org/taxonomy/term/2941 en CR - The Riddle of the Sands, Erskine Childers https://www.austcrimefiction.org/blog/cr-riddle-sands-erskine-childers <span>CR - The Riddle of the Sands, Erskine Childers</span> <span><a title="View user profile." href="/user/1" lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Karen</a></span> <span>Fri, 06/12/2013 - 07:08 pm</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Dabbling once more in the fabulous Green Classic Penguin offerings.</p> <p><strong>From the Blurb:</strong></p> <p>Tempted by the idea of duck shooting, Carruthers joins his friend Davies on a yachting expedition in the Baltic. But Davies has more on his mind than killing fowl. As they navigate the waters and treacherous, shifting sands on board the Dulcibella, Carruthers learns the real reason behind their trip – and how the safety of Britain depends on it. The Riddle of the Sands is full of danger, double-crosses, and discoveries on which the fate of nations hangs by a thread.</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Tags</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/2941" hreflang="en">Erskine Childers</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3721" hreflang="en">Green Classic Penguins</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3722" hreflang="en">The Riddle of the Sands</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3226" hreflang="en">Currently Reading</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-book field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><div data-history-node-id="4150" class="row bs-2col node node--type-books node--view-mode-blogged-books"> <div class="col-sm-6 bs-region bs-region--left"> <div class="form-item js-form-item form-wrapper js-form-wrapper panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel--2"> <div class="panel-heading"> <div class="panel-title">BOOK INFORMATION</div> </div> <div class="panel-body"> <div class="field field--name-field-book-cover field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"> <a href="/book/riddle-sands"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/book-covers/riddle-sands.jpg?itok=XNWBuAjk" width="135" height="220" alt="The Riddle of the Sands" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Author</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/author/erskine-childers" hreflang="en">Erskine Childers</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-isbn field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">ISBN</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item">9780143570295</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-year-of-publication field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Year of Publication</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/1121" hreflang="en">2013</a></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="col-sm-6 bs-region bs-region--right"> <div class="form-item js-form-item form-wrapper js-form-wrapper panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel--3"> <div class="panel-heading"> <div class="panel-title">BLURB</div> </div> <div class="panel-body"> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Tempted by the idea of duck shooting, Carruthers joins his friend Davies on a yachting expedition in the Baltic. But Davies has more on his mind than killing fowl. As they navigate the waters and treacherous, shifting sands on board the Dulcibella, Carruthers learns the real reason behind their trip – and how the safety of Britain depends on it. The Riddle of the Sands is full of danger, double-crosses, and discoveries on which the fate of nations hangs by a thread.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <section> <h2>Add new comment</h2> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=5218&amp;2=field_comments&amp;3=comment" token="ymLRVsh6NPcqOsrBvzu8Q_DTMcVOLm1zb3PTpFvDkdk"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 08:08:04 +0000 Karen 5218 at https://www.austcrimefiction.org https://www.austcrimefiction.org/blog/cr-riddle-sands-erskine-childers#comments Erskine Childers https://www.austcrimefiction.org/author/erskine-childers <div data-history-node-id="10456" class="row bs-1col-stacked node node--type-author node--view-mode-rss"> <div class="col-sm-12 bs-region bs-region--main"> <div class="js-form-wrapper form-wrapper form-item js-form-item panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel--2"> <div class="panel-heading"> <a aria-controls="bootstrap-panel--2--content" aria-expanded="true" aria-pressed="true" data-toggle="collapse" role="button" class="panel-title" href="#bootstrap-panel--2--content">Author Info</a> </div> <div id="bootstrap-panel--2--content" class="panel-body panel-collapse collapse fade in"> <div class="field field--name-node-title field--type-ds field--label-hidden field--item"><h2> Erskine Childers </h2> </div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Robert Erskine Childers DSC, universally known as Erskine Childers, was the author of the influential novel <i>The Riddle of the Sands</i> and an Irish nationalist who smuggled guns to Ireland in his sailing yacht Asgard. He was executed by the authorities of the nascent Irish Free State during the Irish Civil War in 1922. He was the son of British Orientalist scholar Robert Caesar Childers; the cousin of Hugh Childers and Robert Barton; and the father of the fourth President of Ireland, Erskine Hamilton Childers.<br /><br /> Childers was a Boer War veteran and was called back to active duty at the start of World War One.</p> </div> <div class="open-closed js-form-wrapper form-wrapper form-item js-form-item panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel"> <div class="panel-heading"> <a aria-controls="bootstrap-panel--content" aria-expanded="false" aria-pressed="false" data-toggle="collapse" role="button" class="panel-title" href="#bootstrap-panel--content">Tags</a> </div> <div id="bootstrap-panel--content" class="panel-body panel-collapse collapse fade"> <div class="author-display-tags field field--name-field-country-of-origin field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Country of Origin</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/535" hreflang="en">Ireland</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Tags</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/8" hreflang="en">Author</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/536" hreflang="en">Ireland</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/2941" hreflang="en">Erskine Childers</a></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="col-sm-12 bs-region bs-region--bottom"> <div class="js-form-wrapper form-wrapper form-item js-form-item panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel--3"> <div class="panel-heading"> <a aria-controls="bootstrap-panel--3--content" aria-expanded="true" aria-pressed="true" data-toggle="collapse" role="button" class="panel-title" href="#bootstrap-panel--3--content">Books By This Author</a> </div> <div id="bootstrap-panel--3--content" class="panel-body panel-collapse collapse fade in"> <div class="views-element-container form-group"><div class="view view-eva view-attached-views view-id-attached_views view-display-id-entity_view_1 js-view-dom-id-945427f9b87961aef78fdf5ab4b3a3b9893115e81ead38c3380fa2d5374e4b7d"> <header> <h3>Books:</h3> </header> <h3>Series: </h3> <div id="views-bootstrap-attached-views-entity-view-1" class="grid views-view-grid horizontal"> <div class="row"> <div class="col col-xs-12 col-sm-12 col-md-6 col-lg-3 "> <div class="views-field views-field-field-book-cover"><div class="field-content"> <a href="/book/riddle-sands"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/book-covers/riddle-sands.jpg?itok=XNWBuAjk" width="135" height="220" alt="The Riddle of the Sands" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div></div><div class="views-field views-field-title"><span class="field-content"><a href="/book/riddle-sands" hreflang="en">The Riddle of the Sands</a></span></div><div class="views-field views-field-field-year-of-publication"><div class="field-content">2013</div></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="js-form-wrapper form-wrapper form-item js-form-item panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel--4"> <div class="panel-heading"> <a aria-controls="bootstrap-panel--4--content" aria-expanded="true" aria-pressed="true" data-toggle="collapse" role="button" class="panel-title" href="#bootstrap-panel--4--content">Posts About This Author</a> </div> <div id="bootstrap-panel--4--content" class="panel-body panel-collapse collapse fade in"> <div class="views-element-container form-group"><div class="view view-eva view-attached-views view-id-attached_views view-display-id-entity_view_4 js-view-dom-id-e4e6ab84462c2b6ef1d9dd9b496ae54c41f8181a65ea3c27199823a520f194eb"> <table class="table cols-0"> <tbody> <tr> <td class="views-field views-field-type">Review </td> <td class="views-field views-field-title"><a href="/review/riddle-sands-erskine-childers" hreflang="en">THE RIDDLE OF THE SANDS - Erskine Childers</a> </td> <td class="views-field views-field-uid"><article typeof="schema:Person" about="/index.php/user/1"> <div class="field field--name-field-display-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field--item">Karen Chisholm</div> </article> </td> <td class="views-field views-field-created">Wednesday, December 18, 2013 </td> </tr> <tr> <td class="views-field views-field-type">Blog </td> <td class="views-field views-field-title"><a href="/blog/cr-riddle-sands-erskine-childers" hreflang="en">CR - The Riddle of the Sands, Erskine Childers</a> </td> <td class="views-field views-field-uid"><article typeof="schema:Person" about="/index.php/user/1"> <div class="field field--name-field-display-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field--item">Karen Chisholm</div> </article> </td> <td class="views-field views-field-created">Friday, December 6, 2013 </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </div> </div> </div> <section> <h2>Add new comment</h2> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=10456&amp;2=field_comments&amp;3=comment" token="bTc7l6zIedflkD8FbtKXHGa3cEy8qx_oxRlJrOY0kbs"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> </div> </div> Thu, 18 Jan 2007 03:29:22 +0000 Karen 10456 at https://www.austcrimefiction.org https://www.austcrimefiction.org/author/erskine-childers#comments