By (author) Geoffrey Household
Normal Price: $29.82
Your Price: $26.84 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $2.98! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.34 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household
Book Description1930-something: a professional hunter is passing through an unnamed Central European country that is in the thrall of a vicious dictator. The hunter wonders whether he can penetrate undetected into the dictator s private compound. He does. He has the potential target in his sites and is wondering whether to pull the trigger when security catches up with him. Imprisoned, tortured, doomed to a painful death, the hunter makes an extraordinary and harrowing escape, fleeing through enemy territory to the safety of his native England. But that safety is delusive: his pursuers will not be diverted from their revenge by national borders; the British government cannot protect him without seeming to endorse his deed. The hunter must flee society, and he goes literaly underground, like a fox to its earth. The hunter has become the hunted. Geoffrey Household s "Rogue Male" is a classic thriller and a triumph of suspense. Described by Household as a bastard offspring of Stevenson and Conrad, the book is no less remarkable as an exploration of the lure of violence, the psychology of survivalism, and the call of the wild."
Buy Rogue Male book by Geoffrey Household from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781590172438
(203mm x 134mm x 12mm)
Imprint: The New York Review of Books, Inc
Publisher: The New York Review of Books, Inc
Publish Date: 6-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Geoffrey Household
Rogue Justice, Paperback (January 2017)
The gripping sequel to the 1939 classic crime masterpiece, ROGUE MALE.
Watcher in the Shadows, Paperback (November 2014)
A deadly pursuit through the English countryside from the acclaimed author of ROGUE MALE.
Rogue Male, Paperback (June 2014)
One of the classic thrillers of the 20th century - 'Simply the best escape and pursuit story yet written' [THE TIMES] - with a brand new Introduction by Robert Macfarlane
Rough Shoot, Paperback (November 2013)» View all books by Geoffrey Household
A classic thriller set in Dorset after the Second World War, full of Household's signature action and suspense.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Rogue Male book by Geoffrey Household and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Geoffrey Household
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.""
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.