Read book online free Danger! And Other StoriesDANGER!AND OTHER STORIES

Read book online free Danger! And Other Stories DANGER!AND OTHER STORIES

      BY ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE

      AUTHOR OF"THE WHITE COMPANY, " "SIR NIGEL""RODNEY STONE, " ETC. 

      LONDON JOHN MURRAY, ALBEMARLE STREET, W. 1918

      ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

      PREFACE

      The Title story of this volume was written about eighteen months before the outbreak of the war, and was intended to direct public attention to the great danger which threatened this country. It is a matter of history how fully this warning has been justified and how, even down to the smallest details, the prediction has been fulfilled. The writer must, however, most thankfully admit that what he did not foresee was the energy and ingenuity with which the navy has found means to meet the new conditions. The great silent battle which has been fought beneath the waves has


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