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Secrets of the Foreign Office

(1903)
A collection of stories by

 
 
Secrets of the Foreign Office was first published in 1903. The author, William Le Queux, (pronounced 'Q'), was one of the first creators of the spy story. A journalist-turned-author, he successfully combined his passionate interest in national security and new technological developments, with his detailed knowledge of travel and high society in Europe, in these and other collections of short stories of intrigue and espionage. In this book Mr Drew receives instructions from the Marquis of Macclesfield, the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs. Drew is a 'diplomatic freelance' - a secret agent working for British embassies around Europe. He moves in diplomatic and aristocratic circles with finesse and great discretion ".to this day she does not suspect the Englishman who made love to her so passionately."



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Paperback Editions

June 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: Secrets of the Foreign Office: Describing the Doings of Duckworth Drew of the Secret Service
Author(s): William Le Queux
ISBN: 1-906140-00-6 / 978-1-906140-00-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Qwertyword Limited
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Kindle Editions

September 2010 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Secrets of the Foreign Office
Author(s): William Le Queux
Publisher: Qwertyword Limited
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA