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Buchan, John 1875-1940

Overview
Works: 1,300 works in 5,838 publications in 23 languages and 75,242 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Drama  Film adaptations  History  Spy stories  War stories  Adventure stories  Bibliography  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Author of introduction, Inscriber, Contributor, Compiler, Speaker
Classifications: PR6003.U13, 823.912
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by John Buchan, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by John Buchan
The thirty nine steps by John Buchan ( Book )
371 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 15 languages and held by 7,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Buchan introduces his most famous hero, Richard Hannay, who, despite claiming to be an "ordinary fellow", is caught up in the dramatic race against a plot to devastate the British war effort. Hannay is hunted across the Scottish moors by police and spy-ring alike, and must outwit his intelligent and pitiless enemy in the corridors of Whitehall and, finally, at the site of the mysterious thirty-nine steps
Greenmantle by John Buchan ( )
229 editions published between 1915 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 4,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Prester John by John Buchan ( Book )
210 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a gripping adventure story set during the British Empire mostly in South Africa more than a century ago. It is the great grandfather of today's thrillers
Mr. Standfast by John Buchan ( )
153 editions published between 1918 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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The path of the king by John Buchan ( )
72 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A shipwrecked Viking prince; a band of gold, passed from generation to generation; the hidden history that links Joan of Arc, Daniel Boone, and Abraham Lincoln this 1921 tapestry of fourteen interconnected stories sweeps the reader on a breathless quest through the ages
Sir Walter Scott by John Buchan ( Book )
45 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in English and held by 1,744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mountain meadow by John Buchan ( Book )
66 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Novel set in the Canadian north
The moon endureth tales and fancies by John Buchan ( )
37 editions published between 1912 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Webpages containing full text of the novel, the moon endurath / by John Buchan
Oliver Cromwell by John Buchan ( Book )
64 editions published between 1934 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of the soldier and statesman who led the parliamentary forces during the English Civil War
Augustus by John Buchan ( Book )
72 editions published between 1937 and 1979 in 9 languages and held by 1,431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Space by John Buchan ( )
7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Webpage containing excerpt, Space, from the moon endureth / by John Buchan
Huntingtower by John Buchan ( Book )
100 editions published between 1910 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Staid Scots grocer Dickson McCunn, 55, has a plan: Retire early and take it easy. But soon he is swept up in a daring plot to rescue a beautiful princess imprisoned by scheming Bolsheviks in the rambling mansion known as Huntingtower. This fast-moving 1922 thriller by the author of The Thirty-Nine Steps mixes the everyday with the fantastic
The three hostages by John Buchan ( Book )
123 editions published between 1924 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After distinguished service in the First World War, Richard Hannay settles down with his wife Mary and their son. However, news comes to him of three kidnappings. With no more than a few tantalisingly cryptic lines of verse as clues, he is soon on the trail of Dominick Medina - a charismatic polymath but a man 'utterly and consumedly wicked'
Montrose; a history by John Buchan ( Book )
56 editions published between 1928 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a compassionate biography of the legendary Scottish commander, James Graham, Marquis of Montrose. John Buchan describes Montrose's command of the royalist forces during the 1644 to 1650 war with the Covenanters
John Macnab by John Buchan ( Book )
86 editions published between 1925 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Buchan knew that you can't buck the consequences of your actions, and that your life is what you make of it. Perhaps his peculiarly Scottish combination of Romanticism and Calvinism - daring living and high thinking - is due to return to fashion."--The Independent Magazine In 1925, John Buchan published his second most famous novel, "John MacNab"; three high-flying men - a barrister, a cabinet minister and a banker - are suffering from boredom. They concoct a plan to cure it. They inform three Scottish estates that they will poach from each two stags and a salmon in a given time. They sign c
The Island of Sheep by John Buchan ( Book )
97 editions published between 1919 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The last in the Richard Hannay adventures sees Hannay caught up in more dangerous escapades. Valdemar Haraldsen is in trouble. Two men come to the rescue while a third agrees to help because of his sheer hatred of villains. -- Cover, p. 4
Midwinter by John Buchan ( Book )
69 editions published between 1923 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the tale of Alastair Maclean, confidant of Prince Charles Edward Stuart, who embarks on a secret mission to raise support for the Jacobite cause in the West of England
Witch wood by John Buchan ( Book )
56 editions published between 1927 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Buchan knew that you can't buck the consequences of your actions, and that your life is what you make of it. Perhaps his peculiarly Scottish combination of Romanticism and Calvinism - daring living and high thinking - is due to return to fashion' - The Independent Magazine Buchan's favourite of all his novels, ""Witch Wood"" deals with the hypocrisy that can lie beneath god-fearing respectability. The book is set in the terrifying times of the first half of the seventeenth century when the Church of Scotland unleashed a wave of cruelty and intolerance. Minister Sempill witnesses devil wo
The dancing floor by John Buchan ( Book )
60 editions published between 1926 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Englishwoman Kore Arabin has inherited a remote Greek island from her father. The supersitious islanders blame Kore for every mishap and natural disaster. Sir Edward Leithen and Vernon Milburne must save her before the islanders sacrifice her as a witch in the sacred ground called The Dancing Floor
Adventures of Richard Hannay by John Buchan ( Book )
14 editions published between 1915 and 2003 in English and Danish and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An omnibus of Richard Hannay's intelligence activities during World War I
 
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controlled identity Cadmus, 1875-1940

Bakān, Ǧūn 1875-1940
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