One of her six best books:
The Riddle of the SandsRead about the other five books on Rimington's list at the Daily Express.
by Erskine Childers
This classic thriller was obviously written to draw people’s attention to the fact that we weren’t really prepared for war with Germany. However, it’s very atmospheric – you can almost feel the fog as Carruthers and his friend sail through the German Frisian islands – and remains a first-class read.
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Also see Rimington's five best list of books about spies in Britain.