<Embed>
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more.

Follow the Authors

Something went wrong. Please try your request again later.


On Secret Service East of Constantinople: The Plot to Bring Down the British Empire Paperback – 12 September 2016

4.7 out of 5 stars 78 ratings

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Price
New from
Hardcover, Import
Paperback
₹ 1,438.00
click to open popover

Product description

Review

'Recreates with much verve and brilliance, the clandestine attempts by Britain's imperial rivals to subvert the British Empire in India' (Guardian)

'Tells with great fluency, authority and narrative skill . . . a story which no single book has told before' (Sunday Telegraph)

About the Author

Peter Hopkirk travelled widely in the regions where his six books are set: Central Asia, the Caucasus, China, Russia, India and Pakistan, Iran, and Eastern Turkey. He worked as an ITN reporter, the New York correspondent of the old Daily Express, and - for twenty years - on The Times. No stranger to misadventure, he was twice held in secret police cells and has was also hijacked by Arab terrorists. His works have been translated into many languages. All six of his books are available from John Murray: THE GREAT GAME, ON SECRET SERVICE EAST OF CONSTANTINOPLE, SETTING THE EAST ABLAZE, TRESPASSERS ON THE ROOF OF THE WORLD, FOREIGN DEVILS ON THE SILK ROAD and QUEST FOR KIM.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
    Apple
  • Android
    Android
  • Windows Phone
    Windows Phone

To get the free app, enter mobile phone number.

kcpAppSendButton


Product details

  • Paperback : 448 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 9780719564512
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0719564512
  • Item Weight : 312 g
  • Dimensions : 12.7 x 2.54 x 20.32 cm
  • Publisher : John Murray; Reprint edition (12 September 2016)
  • Language: : English
  • ASIN : 0719564514
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.7 out of 5 stars 78 ratings

Customer reviews

4.7 out of 5 stars
4.7 out of 5
78 global ratings
5 star
74%
4 star
19%
3 star
7%
2 star 0% (0%) 0%
1 star 0% (0%) 0%
How are ratings calculated?

Review this product

Share your thoughts with other customers

Top reviews from India

Reviewed in India on 11 February 2020
Verified Purchase
Reviewed in India on 10 August 2017
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
Reviewed in India on 19 February 2020
Verified Purchase

Top reviews from other countries

Daniel Ostrowski
3.0 out of 5 stars Decent non-academic account but now partly outdated, and with strange focuses
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 4 June 2019
Verified Purchase
5 people found this helpful
Report abuse
M. Baerends
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Stuff
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 2 January 2014
Verified Purchase
9 people found this helpful
Report abuse
munster8
5.0 out of 5 stars Fascinating account
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 2 June 2018
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Report abuse
Swiss TD
3.0 out of 5 stars I loved 'The Great Game' but this book is nowhere near ...
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 26 January 2018
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Report abuse
John M. Howitt
5.0 out of 5 stars ... roof of the world some time ago which is excellent and am following it up with this which seems ...
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 5 February 2015
Verified Purchase