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The 27th Adventure Podcast: Death & Destruction in Woking (‘The War of the Worlds’)

We’re back! Having come to the end of ‘The Riddle of the Sands’, we find another book that is “curiously specific about dates and locations”. A day-trip to Woking, Weybridge and Shepperton allows us to map out the action of the opening chapters of H. G. Wells’s ’The War of the Worlds’. Lloyd explains how […]

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The end of the Unbound crowdfunding adventure: what happens now

We are very sorry to announce that we have failed to reach our financial target on the crowdfunding site Unbound in time for us to undertake the great ROTS Adventure in Sept/Oct this year. We’ve decided, therefore, not to try your patience any further, and are closing down this Unbound project. The money that many of you […]

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Welcome aboard!

Ahoy! And welcome to The Riddle of the Sands Adventure Club. This is an experiment in reading. Deep reading. Real-world reading. Adventurous reading. We’re planning to have an adventure by means of a book. The book in question is The Riddle of the Sands, the first spy novel. It was written in 1903, and it takes place between the […]

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