Rogue Male

Geoffrey Household
Illustrated by David Rooney
Introduced by John Banville

Opening, literally, with a cliffhanger, Household's classic thriller plunges you into a exhilarating game of cat and mouse as a would-be assassin is chased across 1930s Europe.

In the opening pages of Rogue Male the narrator is thrown off the edge of a precipice and is clinging on by the fingertips. He survives the fall and struggles through a muddy stream before climbing a tree, there to hide from the uniformed figures searching below. It transpires that he has just tried to assassinate the leader of an unnamed country with a hunting rifle. What follows is a fast-paced cat-and-mouse chase across Europe as the hero struggles to evade the authorities and carry out his mission – ’to do justice where no other hand could reach’.

Bound in printed paper

Set in Utopia

172 pages

Frontispiece and 6 black & white illustrations

Printed slipcase

9˝ x 6¼˝

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