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  • John Buchan was a Scottish author and Unionist politician who served as Governor General of Canada. He wrote a series of books that follow the adventures of Richard Hannay, an expatriate Scot who was first introduced in the classic novel The Thirty-N...


  • A moody kind of horror story. On a Scottish deer hunt, with night falling, one friend tells another of a brilliant mathematician he knew. The man's work led him to believe other worlds existed amidst ours. He gradually came to see, and live in these ...


  • The Spy Trilogy includes three spy thrillers. The first one is The Thirty-Nine Steps and followed by Greenmantle, and Mr. Standfast. The Thirty-Nine Steps: Hannay, an expatriated Scot, returns from a long stay in South Africa to his flat in London. O...


  • The Grove of Ashtaroth by John Buchan Notice: This Book is published by Historical Books Limited (www.publicdomain.org.uk) as a Public Domain Book, if you have any inquiries, requests or need any help you can just send an email to [email protected]


  • This collection of the Complete Richard Hannay Series has all of the following works: 1st Book: The Thirty-Nine Steps 2nd Book: Greenmantle 3rd Book: Mr. Standfast 4th Book: The Three Hostages 5th Book: The Island of Sheep...


  • 'Do you wonder?' he cried. 'For three hundred years they have been persecuted, and this is the return match for the pogroms. The Jew is everywhere, but you have to go far down the backstairs to find him. Take any big Teutonic business concern. If you...


  • No-man's-land by John Buchan Notice: This Book is published by Historical Books Limited (www.publicdomain.org.uk) as a Public Domain Book, if you have any inquiries, requests or need any help you can just send an email to p[email protected]


  • South America is the setting for this adventure from the author of ?The Thirty-nine Steps’. When Archie and Janet Roylance decide to travel to the Gran Seco to see its copper mines they find themselves caught up in dreadful danger; rebels have seiz...


  • The stories in this third and final volume of John Buchan’s complete short stories were written between 1912 and his death in 1940. These are the stories published when Buchan was at the height of his fame. Eight of them appear here for the first t...






  • Around my feet the clouds are drawn In the cold mystery of the dawn; No breezes cheer, no guests intrude My mossy, mist-clad solitude; When sudden down the steeps of sky Flames a long, lightening wind. On high The steel-blue arch shines clear, and fa...


  • John Buchan was a Scottish author and Unionist politician who served as Governor General of Canada. He wrote a series of books that follow the adventures of Richard Hannay, an expatriate Scot who was first introduced in the classic novel The Thirty-N...


  • John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir (1875-1940) was a Scottish novelist, historian and Unionist politician who served as Governor General of Canada. Adventurers All contains: Huntingtower -- first of three novels about 55-year old grocer Dickson McCunn...


  • John Buchan, the novelist, the politician, the historian, was appointed Governor General of Canada in 1935. He created memorable characters of fiction, such as Dickson McCunn, Richard Hannay and Sir Edward Leithen, but also wrote amazing volumes on t...


  • This enchanting adventure tells the story of Donald, a boy spending his summer holidays in the Canadian countryside. John Buchan knew that some Indians were said to have the power of projecting happenings of long ago onto a piece of calm water. In th...


  • John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir (1875-1940) was a Scottish novelist probably best known for The Thirty-Nine Steps and a Unionist politician who served as Governor General of Canada. "The Great Montrose" -- James Graham, 1st Marquess of Montrose (16...


  • This book contains the classic supernatural novel 'The Gap In the Curtain', by the well-known John Buchan. The story is set in a country house, where guests are enabled by an eccentric scientist to see a glimpse of their futures. An entertaining read...


  • The Blanket of the Dark is a compelling story. A young clerk, Peter Pentecost, find that he is a descendent of Henry of Buckingham and has a claim to the throne. Buchan spins a beautifully woven tale of intrigue around the king, where 'under the blan...


  • Major General Sir Richard Hannay is the fictional secret agent created by writer and diplomat John Buchan, who was himself an Intelligence officer during the First World War. The strong and silent type, combining the dour temperament of the Scot with...


  • "Greenmantle," by John Buchan, is actually based on a remarkable, if little-known, aspect of German propaganda during World War I. It involved Kaiser Wilhelm declaring himself a convert to Islam, a leader of "jihad," as a tactic for winning the suppo...


  • Perhaps more than any other book "The Thirty-Nine Steps" has set the pattern for the story of the chase for a wanted man. And, of the many writers who have attempted this kind of thing since Buchan, only a very few, like Graham Greene, have managed t...


  • A long-forgotten promise made by Richard Hannay finds him honour-bound to resolve a violent vendetta in which the lives of a young father and his daughter are in danger from unscrupulous and desperate men. Hannay sets out on a high-octane chase from ...


  • After distinguished service in the First World War, Richard Hannay settles into peaceful domesticity with his wife Mary and their young son. However, news comes to him of three kidnappings. With no more than a few tantalisingly cryptic lines of verse...


  • Published near the beginning of World War I The Thirty-Nine Steps is one of the earliest examples of the man-on-the-run thriller archetype in which the author, John Buchan, holds up Richard Hannay as an example to his readers of an ordinary man who p...



  • When Anthony Lammas, minister of the Kirk and Professor of Logic at St Andrews University, leaves his home town for London on business, he little imagines that within two days he will be deeply entangled in a web of mystery and intrigue. But he's no ...


  • A new selection of short stories by "the prince of thriller writers" (The Times, London) The short stories of John Buchan are known for their authentically rendered backgrounds, taut pacing, and atmosphere of expectancy and international intrigue. Th...



  • Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and...


  • In the mid-sixteenth century, Jean de Rohaine, a middle-aged French nobleman, journeys to Scotland in search of adventure and a new beginning. In Scotland he meets up with his old friend, Quentin Kennedy, who informs him of a great battle to be waged...






  • Young Englishwoman Kore Arabin has inherited a remote Greek island from her father. The superstitious islanders blame Kore for every mishap and natural disaster. Sir Edward Leithen and Vernon Milburne must save her before the islanders sacrifice her ...


  • This charming one-of-a-kind classic is a beautiful compilation which includes the timeless story, The Magic Walking-Stick and several additional Arabian Nights classic stories including; The Seven Voyages of Sinbad, The Story of the Magic Horse, The ...


  • Sick Heart River is John Buchan's most powerful novel and his last, completed days before his death. It was published posthumously in 1941. Buchan's rich descriptions of the rugged Canadian Northwest Territories are influenced by his real-life voyage...


  • Supernatural Buchan - Stories of Ancient Spirits uncanny places and strange creatures. Buchan's stories of solid characters clad in tweeds and braving all odds armed only with a stout walking stick have become popular classics. Perhaps it is therefor...


  • Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the ori...



  • This modern fairy-tale is also the gripping adventure story about Dickson McCunn, a respectable, newly retired grocer who finds himself in the thick of a plot involving the kidnapping of a Russian princess held prisoner in the rambling mansion, Hunti...


  • Edward Leithen is the closest of Buchan's protagonists to theauthor's own experience and imagination. A prosperous Scots lawyer andMP in London, Leithen seeks adventure to relieve the tedium ofrespectability. In The Power House he is forced by event ...


  • Here, from the father of spy fiction, is the grand sequence of his great master spy's adventures in four famous books: The Thirty-Nine Steps, Greenmantle, Mr. Standfast and The Three Hostages.From the introduction by Robin W. Winks:John Buchan is the...




  • In John Buchan's second book focusing on the exploits of the ever resourceful Richard Hannay, we find the English secret agent deep behind enemy lines as World War One rages. This time Hannay is tasked by a senior intelligence officer with invest...



  • Three eminent Scottish gentlemen who find themselves bored with their surroundings are challenged to track down the person--or people--known as "John Macnab" and responsible for poaching deer and salmon...




  • John Buchan was born on August 26th 1875. After a brief career in the legal profession he began a twin career as writer and politician. He was a prodigious writer not just of fiction but of such acclaimed works as a 24 volume history of World War I....


  • The Power House is the first adventure of the classic Buchan hero, the prosperous Scots lawyer and MP Sir Edward Leithen, whose measured daily routine of 'flat, chambers, flat, club' is enlivened by the sudden disappearence of Charles Pitt-Heron, one...


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    This early works containing four tales is a fascinating novel of the period and still an interesting read today. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive....


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    John Buchan was a Scottish author and Unionist politician who served as Governor General of Canada. He wrote a series of books that follow the adventures of Richard Hannay, an expatriate Scot who was first introduced in the classic novel The Thirty-N...






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    The book's protagonist, Lewis Haystoun, is persuaded to use his academic knowledge of Indian frontier to help prevent a Russian invasion. The effort transforms his character, and ultimately saves India -- but not without tragic cost.John Buchan, the ...


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    This early works is a fascinating novel of the period and still an interesting read today. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing t...


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    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...



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    Many crime and detective stories, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original te...


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    We wonder that so great a man as Abraham Lincoln should spring from humble people but who knows what his more distant ancestry might have been? In a series of dramatic chapters, Mr. Buchan tells what he imagines to have been the ancestry of Lincoln....


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    This is the epic story of one man's courage. Adam Melfort is an officer and a gentleman. A brilliant career lies ahead of him until he is imprisoned for a crime he did not commit. Afterwards, Adam embarks on daring missions in the service of his coun...



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    CONTENTSPREFACEI. THE GREEN WILDEBEEST: SIR RICHARD HANNAY’s STORYII. THE FRYING-PAN AND THE FIRE: THE DUKE OF BURMINSTER’S STORY1. THE FRYING-PAN2. THE FIREIII. DR. LARTIUS: MR. PALLISER-YEATES’S STORYIV. THE WIND IN THE PORTICO: MR. HENRY NIG...