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The four adventures of Richard Hannay

Author: John Buchan
Publisher: Boston : D.R. Godine, Publisher, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Thirty-Nine Steps: "A bored, well-to-do Englishman, Richard Hannay, returns home to England after growing up in South Africa. Drifting between his club and the sights of London, he is drawn into the confidences of a secret agent in the thick of espionage. The agent is murdered in Hannay's apartment and Richard finds himself on the run from Scotland Yard and the cult of the 'Black stone.'" Shapiro. Fic for Youth.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Named Person: Richard Hannay, (Fictitious character); Richard Hannay, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Buchan
ISBN: 0879238712 9780879238711
OCLC Number: 32629463
Notes: "This edition originally published in the U.K. by Hodder and Stoughton"--Title page verso.
"First U.S. edition [with new introduction] published in 1988 by David R. Godine"--Title page verso.
Description: xxi, [1], 672 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The Thirty-nine steps --
Greenmantle --
Mr. Standfast --
The three hostages.
Other Titles: Thirty-nine steps.
Greenmantle.
Mr. Standfast.
Three hostages.
Adventures of Richard Hannay
Responsibility: John Buchan ; with an introduction by Robin W. Winks.

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John Buchan is the father of the modern spy thriller. This is so even though the Hannay books are not, strictly speaking, about spies at all in the professional sense of the word. They are about  Read more...

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