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The Thirty-Nine Steps (Richard Hannay 1) (The Richard Hannay Adventures) by John Buchan

The Thirty-Nine Steps (Richard Hannay 1) (The Richard Hannay Adventures)
by John Buchan

A classic and hugely influential thriller. May 1914, Richard Hannay is asked for help by an American spy who has uncovered an assasination plot. The spy is promptly murdered in Hannay's flat, and Hannay is compelled to flee and prevent the assasination while on the run from the police in Scotland. Introduced by Stuart Kelly.
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The Thirty-Nine Steps Summary


With an introduction by Stuart Kelly. Recently returned from South Africa, adventurer Richard Hannay is bored with life, but after a chance encounter with an American who informs him of an assassination plot and is then promptly murdered in Hannay's London flat, he becomes the obvious suspect and is forced to go on the run. He heads north to his native Scotland, fleeing the police and his enemies. Hannay must keep his wits about him if he is to warn the government before all is too late.

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Sku
GOR003894926
Title
The Thirty-Nine Steps (Richard Hannay 1) (The Richard Hannay Adventures)
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Birlinn General
Year published
Number of pages
160
ISBN 10
1846971985
ISBN 13
9781846971983
Prizes
N/A
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