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Buchan, John 1875-1940

Overview
Works: 1,662 works in 6,560 publications in 9 languages and 75,497 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Drama  History  Film adaptations  Spy stories  War stories  Bibliography  Adventure stories  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Editor, Interviewee, Compiler, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Author of introduction, Creator, Inscriber, Contributor, Speaker, Performer
Classifications: PR6003.U13, 823.912
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The thirty nine steps by John Buchan ( Book )
386 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 5,813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wildly impossible adventures to frustrate a German secret service organization
Greenmantle by John Buchan ( Book )
207 editions published between 1915 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Mr. Standfast by John Buchan ( )
140 editions published between 1918 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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The path of the king by John Buchan ( )
73 editions published between 1920 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,809 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 )
53 editions published between 1932 and 2001 in English and held by 1,770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Prester John by John Buchan ( Book )
168 editions published between 1910 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,710 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
Oliver Cromwell by John Buchan ( Book )
61 editions published between 1934 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of the soldier and statesman who led the parliamentary forces during the English Civil War
The moon endureth tales and fancies by John Buchan ( )
37 editions published between 1912 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Prester John by John Buchan ( )
8 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 1,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Prester John was a legendary Christian king and priest of the Middle Ages, sometimes also identified with John the Elder of the New Testament, whose kingdom was believed to be either in Asia or Africa. About.com. Inc. provides information about Prester John and includes a bibliography of publications relating to Prester John
Augustus by John Buchan ( Book )
44 editions published between 1937 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Space by John Buchan ( )
8 editions published between 1911 and 2004 in English and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Webpage containing excerpt, Space, from the moon endureth / by John Buchan
Huntingtower by John Buchan ( Book )
89 editions published between 1910 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dickson McCunn, a newly retired grocer, finds himself in the thick of a plot involving the kidnapping of a Russian princess
The thirty-nine steps and the power-house by John Buchan ( Book )
175 editions published between 1915 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While on vacation in England, Richard Hannay becomes enmeshed in an investigation of a spy ring by helping a British female agent escape gunmen. When she is later discovered dead in his hotel room, Hannay becomes fair game for Scotland Yard as well as the bad guys
The three hostages by John Buchan ( Book )
115 editions published between 1924 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 994 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 )
47 editions published between 1928 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 944 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
Mountain meadow by John Buchan ( Book )
10 editions published between 1940 and 1941 in English and Undetermined and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Novel set in the Canadian north
John Macnab by John Buchan ( Book )
76 editions published between 1925 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 768 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
Stories we tell ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A "genre-twisting film by director Sarah Polley, who investigates the elusive truths of her eclectic family of storytellers as she playfully interrogates a cast of characters who each relate their version of the family mythology. Polley reveals the essence of family as she uncovers the secrets buried deep within-- "--Container
The 39 steps by John Buchan ( Book )
38 editions published between 1915 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 743 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
A history of the great war by John Buchan ( Book )
20 editions published between 1921 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Cadmus, 1875-1940

Bakān, Ǧūn, 1875-1940
Buchan, J.
Buchan, John
Buchan, John, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, 1875-1940
Buchan, John, Baron Tweedsmuir, 1875-1940
Buchan, John Norman Stuart.
Buchan, John Norman Stuart, baron Tweedsmuir of Elsfield
Buchan, John T. 1875-1940
Elsfield, John Buchan, baron Tweedsmuir of
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Lord Tweedsmuir.
Tweedsmuir, ... 1875-1940
Tweedsmuir, John 1875-1940
Tweedsmuir, John B. 1875-1940
Tweedsmuir, John Buchan 1875-1940
Tweedsmuir John Buchan 1875-1940 baron
Tweedsmuir, John Buchan, 1st Baron
Tweedsmuir, John Buchan, 1st Baron, 1875-1940
Tweedsmuir, John Buchan, baron
Tweedsmuir, John Buchan, Baron, 1875-1940
Tweedsmuir, John Buchan, barons, 1875-1940
Tweedsmuir, John Norman Stuart Buchan.
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バッカン, ジョン
Languages
English (1,884)
German (5)
French (5)
Italian (4)
Danish (3)
Spanish (2)
Japanese (1)
Dutch (1)
Czech (1)
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