[Pdf or kindle] The Corners of the Globe BY Robert Goddard


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The Corners of the Globe

Spring 1919 James 'Max' Maxted former Great War flying ace returns to the trail of murder treachery and half buried secrets he set out on in The Ways of the World He left Paris after avenging the murder of his father Sir Henry Maxted a senior member of the British delegation to the post war peace conference But he was convinced there was much to be discovered about what Sir Henry h. Fool me once so the first book was good enough that the surpise at the end about the mystery extending to the next book was acceptable About a third of the way into this next book however I started to wonder about the pacing and meandering strands so I flipped to the end and lo and behold Continued appeared there so not fooling me twice I did not finish it To be fair if this period is a favourite and the politics is of interest the level of detail that extends a fairly good mystery story into a third volume could be right up your alley The writing is good and the main character is charismatic but for me just not compelling enough to warrant going al

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Mpounded in Scapa Flow its fate to be decided at the conference table in Paris Max has been sent to recover a document held aboard one of the German ships What that document contains forces him to break cover sooner than he would have wished and to embark on a desperate race south towards London with information that could destroy Lemmer if Max as seems unlikely lives to deliver it. Having recently read The Ways of the World by Robert Goddard I was so angry that the book ended mid story I didn t plan to continue However I received The Corners of the Globe book 2 in the mail and I decided to give it a go I started reading and got a few chapters in before I remember the rage I had for the first one I didn t want to go through that again so I flipped to the end of the book There it was the words To be concluded and I abandoned the book on the spotMaybe I will read the book again when the final book is released but I suspect that I will have no interest in attempting it again The story sounds entertaining enough but after The Cursed Hole of the Shinoda Family plan to continue However I received The Corners of the Globe book 2 in the mail and I decided to give it a go I started reading and got a few chapters in before I remember the rage I had for the first one I didn t want to go through that again so I flipped to the end of the book There it was the words To be concluded and I abandoned the book on the spotMaybe I will read the book again when the final book is released but I suspect that I will have no interest in attempting it again The story sounds entertaining enough but after

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Ad been trying to accomplish And he suspected elusive German spymaster Fritz Lemmer knew the truth of itNow enlisted under false colours in Lemmer's service but with his loyalty pledged to the British Secret Service Max sets out on his first and possibly last mission for Lemmer It takes him to the far north of Scotland to the Orkney Isles where the German High Seas Fleet has been i. A thoroughly enjoyable second part to the story With the end of part 2 I can only be thankful that I also have book 3 on hand to commence reading


10 thoughts on “The Corners of the Globe

  1. says:

    Description Spring 1919 James ‘Max’ Maxted former Great War flying ace returns to the trail of murder treachery and half buried secrets h

  2. says:

    Fool me once so the first book was good enough that the surpise at the end about the mystery extending to the next book was acceptable About a third of the way into this next book however I started to wonder about the pacing

  3. says:

    The second installment of Robert Goddard’s worldwide trilogy THE CORNERS OF THE GLOBE is a first rate seuel to THE WAYS OF THE WORLD The main character James Maxted better known as “Max” continues his uest to discredit the idea that his father Sir Henry a British diplomat attached to the English delegation at the Paris Peace Conference in 1919 had committed suicide To avoid rehashing the details of the events surrounding the death

  4. says:

    I was delighted to receive this book via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review I'm a huge fan of Robert Goddard in fact I have a shelf dedicated to his books so I did a little dance of joy around the kitchen when I was approved This was short lasted however as I found the book hard to get into i'm not sure if it was the political nature of the story or the myriad of characters that I found hard to keep up with but this book

  5. says:

    A thoroughly enjoyable second part to the story With the end of part 2 I can only be thankful that I also have book 3 on hand to commence reading

  6. says:

    I read the first part of the three part trilogy and enjoyed it But this second book has too many characters and too many plot lines The first half of the book finds Max and the people trailing him on train after train in Scotland and parts of England Then there's Paris where most of the action takes place I'm not a fan of books that end with a cliffhanger and you're forced to read the next installment to find out what happens and

  7. says:

    Corners of the Globe is the page turning continuation of Robert Goddard’s Wide World Trilogy We chase James Max Maxted around Northern Europe in the weeks before the post war peace conference Its hard to know who to trust in this

  8. says:

    There are parts of The Corners of the Globe which are good and parts which trundle along in a very samey sort of way It has

  9. says:

    Having recently read The Ways of the World by Robert Goddard I was so angry that the book ended mid story I didn

  10. says:

    I don't mind reading trilogies as long as there is a good reason for spreading a story over three books but I didn't feel that this book was anything than padding Although I will read the final book in due course I hate giving up I've got to the point where I'm not sure I care whether Max ever finds out who mur

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