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John Buchan (1875-1940) and the idea of empire

popular literature and political ideology

by Juanita Kruse

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Published by E. Mellen Press in Lewiston, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Buchan, John, 1875-1940 -- Fictional works.,
    • Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Political fiction, English -- History and criticism.,
    • Adventure stories, English -- History and criticism.,
    • Imperialism in literature.,
    • Colonies in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJuanita Kruse.
      SeriesStudies in British history ;, v. 7
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6003.U13 Z67 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination219 p. ;
      Number of Pages219
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2404108M
      ISBN 100889464596
      LC Control Number87034725

      The Thirty-nine Steps, by John Buchan is a spy classic entirely worthy of its genre and will delight modern day readers with its complicated plot. It is also notable for being the literary progenitor of the spook novel that typically features the secret operative on the run, determined to unravel a world domination plot.5/5(18). Free download or read online The 39 Steps pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in , and was written by John Buchan. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this fiction, classics story are Richard Hannay, Sir Walter Bullivant/5.

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        John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir GCMG GCVO CH PC was a Scottish novelist, historian, and Unionist politician who served as Governor General of Canada, the 15th since Canadian Confederation. Read an Excerpt/5(11).   ‎The Thirty-Nine Steps is an adventure novel by the Scottish author John Buchan. It first appeared as a serial in Blackwood's Magazine in August and September before being published in book form in October that year by William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh. [1] It /5().


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About this Item: Wordsworth Editions Ltd, United Kingdom, Paperback. Condition: New. Revised ed. Language: English. Brand new Book. With a new Introduction by Cedric Watts, Research Professor of English, University of d Hannay finds a corpse in his flat, and becomes involved in a plot by spies to precipitate war and subvert British naval power.

John Buchan is best known for his iconic novel The Thirty-Nine ntly appearing in lists of the top books of the 20th century, it is widely regarded as the starting point for espionage fiction and yet the novel was written to pass the time while Buchan recovered from illness.

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