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Rogue Male

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Fiction, Fiction - Mystery/ Detective, Literary, Mystery & Detective - General, Fiction / Literary, England, Hunters, Suspense fi
ContributionsVictoria Nelson (Introduction)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
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Open LibraryOL9322436M
ISBN 101590172434
ISBN 139781590172438

Rogue Male is the one book that I keep on coming back to - and each time I marvel at its perfection. It is perfectly written-not a word wasted. Intelligently formed,fascinating and containing a hidden depth that only becomes evident on repeat readings. Ladies and Gentlemen Rogue Male is the greatest thriller ever written/5(85).

Rogue Male is a chase book that gains momentum as it goes along. When the clever protagonist (being pursued) meets his match in an equally clever antagonist (giving pursuit), the reader can't help but breeze through pages to see who wins the high-stakes chess match/5.

Rogue Male – Book Review. Rogue Male was written by Geoffrey Household and published in It is one of the first assassination novels told from the point of view of the assassin. Widely regarded as a classic, it is often mentioned in lists of the top ten spy novels of all time, although really more of a Written: Geoffrey Household’s Rogue Male is a classic thriller and a triumph of suspense.

Described by Household as a “bastard offspring of Stevenson and Conrad,” the book is no less remarkable as an exploration of the lure of violence, the psychology of survivalism, and the call of.

Geoffrey Household’s Rogue Male is a classic thriller and a triumph of suspense. Described by Household as a “bastard offspring of Stevenson and Conrad,” the book is no less remarkable as an exploration of the lure of violence, the psychology of survivalism, and Rogue Male book call of the wild.

Victoria Nelson Geoffrey Household. In the tank war in the desert of North Africa, Major Geoff, as he came to be known, quickly showed himself a soldier of superb athleticism, unwavering will to win and almost superhuman instincts when it came to survival and outwitting the enemy.

This is the untold story of one of the most lethal and successful soldiers of the Second World War - a highly decorated hero as well as Rogue Male book self.

audioRogue Male. Rogue Male. Geoffrey Household's classic thriller, read by Michael Jayston. An un-named man stalks an un-named European leader (clearly Hitler at Berchtesdaden) in the months leading up to WW2.

He is caught, tortured and left for dead, but escapes back to England. Rogue Male is probably the most famous chase thriller ever, influencing an entire generation from Frederick Forsyth to Lee Child (CATHOLIC HERALD) Rogue Male is a classic thriller and a triumph of suspense (NEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKS) Rogue Male has /5().

Geoffrey Household’s Rogue Male is a classic thriller and a triumph of suspense. Described by Household as a “bastard offspring of Stevenson and Conrad,” the book is no less remarkable as an exploration of the lure of violence, the psychology of survivalism, and the Brand: New York Review Books.

Rogue Male is Household’s best-known work. Published in and made twice into a film (Fritz Lang’s Man Hunt in and a television movie, scripted by Frederic Raphael and starring Peter O’Toole, in ), it was his second adultFile Size: 1MB.

Rogue Male was meant as a thriller. One could put it in the same genre as books by Dan Brown, Michael Crichton, even Elmore Leonard. However, there is one distinguishing feature that separates Rogue Male from the dozens of thrillers filling the 5/5(5).

The ultimate ‘man-on-the-run’ story, Rogue Male’s account of a would-be assassin desperately trying to stay alive is so raw and full-blooded you can practically taste the blood and sweat pouring off thepacy and brutal, Household’s masterpiece is an 4/5(2).

One thing that Rogue Male has, that those others lack, is a nice human-animal friendship. This is essentially a hunting story, rather than a spy story, so it is more singularly focused on those themes and less externalized. Directed by Clive Donner. With Peter O'Toole, John Standing, Alastair Sim, Harold Pinter.

Early in Sir Robert Hunter (Peter O'Toole) takes aim at Adolf Hitler (Michael Sheard) with a high powered rifle, but the shot misses its mark. Captured and tortured by the Gestapo and left for dead, Sir Robert makes his way back to England where he discovers the Gestapo has followed him/10().

So much of Rogue Male concerns things – actions, perceptions, memories – that occur out of sight or in darkness. Camouflage and cover are the. The gripping sequel to the classic crime masterpiece, ROGUE MALE. When the Rogue Male misses his chance to assassinate Hitler in peacetime, he goes undercover in Nazi Germany looking for a second opportunity.

Here, he declares his own personal war and recklessly fights his way across occupied Europe, with the Gestapo hot on his heels. Nature looks after the Rogue Male An enjoyable old fashioned spy/escape story. I enjoyed this reading. Being a massive fan of the book I was delighted to find the audiobook read so well.

Some strange pronunciation occasionally but a thoroughly good ripping yarn for all that. If you like Hannay then you must like the Rogue Male. Rogue male is a short novel written in the first person about a failed Hitler assassination, including aspects of a city chase scene, and a series of narrow escapes by the protagonist from two following german spies in rural England.

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It is perfectly written-not a word wasted. Intelligently formed,fascinating and containing a hidden depth that only becomes evident on repeat readings. Ladies and Gentlemen Rogue Male is /5(). Rogue Male gives a real feel for landscape, as do most of his books.

Still to read Holloway, though I’ve read Robert’s other books of course. It is good to see people taking the old paths seriously.

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An Englishman plans to assassinate the dictator of a European country. But he is foiled at the last moment and falls into the hands of ruthless and inventive torturers. They devise for him an ingenious and diplomatic death but, for once, they bungle the job and he escapes.4/5(38).

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Described by Household as a “bastard offspring of Stevenson and Conrad,” the book is no less remarkable as an exploration of the lure of violence, the psychology of survivalism, and the call of the wild. Early in Sir Robert Hunter takes aim at Adolf Hitler with a high powered rifle, but the shot misses its mark.

Cast: Peter O'Toole - Sir Robert Hunter John Standing - Major Quive-Smith. Geoffrey Household - Rogue Male.

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Spy thriller about the plan to assassinate a European dictator. Read by Michael Jayston. Available now. There are currently no available episodes.

About the Book. Rogue male is a short novel written in the first person about a failed Hitler assassination, including aspects of a city chase scene, and a series of narrow escapes by the protagonist from two following german spies in rural : THE BOOK THAT REDEFINED A GENRE; SIGNED BY BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH Rogue Male is a classic thriller published in by Chatto and Windus.

The novel is a clear precursor of the Fleming and Forsyth novels. Movie in Full Length, Entire Movie, Full Movie, Full Length Feature Film, for free: Cast: Peter O'Toole, John Standing, Alastair Sim Director: Clive Donner Storyline: Early in Sir Robert." Rogue Male. Book Binding:Hardback.

Publisher:Orion Publishing Co. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. World of Books USA was founded in Book Condition:VERYGOOD. " See all. About this item. Shipping, Returns & Payments.Rogue Male (DVD + Blu-ray) Directed by Clive Donner.

In earlywith the Second World War looming, English aristocrat Sir Robert Hunter (Peter O Toole) embarks on a 'sporting stalk' of the deadliest of prey: Adolf s: