The Resource The red ribbon, H. B. Lyle

The red ribbon, H. B. Lyle

Label
The red ribbon
Title
The red ribbon
Statement of responsibility
H. B. Lyle
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In 1910 London, Captain Vernon Kell's fledgling secret intelligence service faces being shut down before it has even begun its job of saving the British Empire from German and Russian spies. Harassed by politicians like the ambitious Winston Churchill, bullied by Special Branch, undermined by his colleague's ill-advised foreign ventures, and alarmed at his wife's involvement with militant suffragettes, Kell is making no progress in tracking high-profile leaks from the government. To make matters worse, his best (and only) agent, Wiggins, would rather be working cases of his own. Wiggins grew up on the streets of London, one of the urchins trained in surveillance by Sherlock Holmes and known as the Baker Street Irregulars. He has promised to avenge the death of his best friend, and to track down a missing girl from the East End. But when his search takes him to an embassy in Belgravia--an embassy that's actually a high-class brothel presided over by the fearsome "Big T," one of his fellow Irregulars--Wiggins is drawn into a conspiracy that will test both his personal and professional resolve"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
IG$
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lyle, H. B.,
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kell, Vernon
  • Intelligence officers
  • Secret service
  • Leaks (Disclosure of information)
  • Undercover operations
  • Conspiracies
  • Espionage, British
  • Baker Street Irregulars (Fictitious characters)
Label
The red ribbon, H. B. Lyle
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A novel'--Jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
1060585350
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
356 pages
Isbn
9781635060041
Lccn
2018952421
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Label
The red ribbon, H. B. Lyle
Publication
Note
"A novel'--Jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
1060585350
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
356 pages
Isbn
9781635060041
Lccn
2018952421
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n

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