Wallace At Bay

Alexander Wilson
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Book seven in this Golden Age espionage thriller series, by a writer who was hugely well reviewed in his heyday.

Following a sanguinary affray on the outskirts of London Sir Leonard Wallace, the famous chief of the Secret Service, found evidence of an anarchist organization headed by a man called Ulyanov, who had sworn to exterminate all royalty. Carter, Wallace's astute colleague, joined the anarchists to discover where next they would strike and the secrets of their stronghold. Success seemed assured, but suddenly the tables were turned. Wallace, with his band of courageous adherents found themselves at bay, trapped by desperate fanatics.

Author bio:

Alexander Wilson was a writer, spy and secret service officer. He served in the First World War before moving to India to teach as a Professor of English Literature, and began writing spy novels whilst there. During WW2, Wallace worked as an intelligence agent. He enjoyed great success and notoriety for his writing in the 1940s, with reviews in the Telegraph, Observer, Scotsman and the Times Literary Supplement. He died in 1963.

Category: Crime & mystery
ISBN: 9780749018351
Publisher: Faber Factory
Imprint: Allison & Busby
Series: Wallace in the Secret Service
Pub Date: April 2016
Page Extent: 416
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Crime & mystery