A Cabinet Secret
by Guy Boothby
Publisher: F. V. White 1901
Number of pages: 340
Witty spy adventure set during the Boer Wars of the late 19th Century. While the War between England and the South African Republics forms the basis of the story, the characters and incidents therein described are purely fictional, and have no sort of resemblance, either intended or implied, with living people.
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