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John Buchan : a companion to the mystery fiction

Author: Kate Macdonald
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2009.
Series: McFarland companions to mystery fiction, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This comprehensive companion to John Buchan's mystery fiction includes entries on the characters, novels, short fiction, films, themes, and symbols that readers need to know. Special attention is paid to the serialized secret agent Richard Hannay, Buchan's most famous character. Also included are photographs, book covers and character and title appendices"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Wörterbuch
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: John Buchan; John Buchan; John Buchan; John Buchan
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Macdonald
ISBN: 9780786434893 0786434899
OCLC Number: 245596517
Description: x, 219 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Series Title: McFarland companions to mystery fiction, 1.
Responsibility: Kate Macdonald.
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Scottish politician, statesman and thriller writer John Buchan was a prolific and popular author who wrote the best-selling thriller "The Thirty-Nine Steps" in 1915. This book presents Buchan's  Read more...

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Reviews of the Series: "The McFarland Companion series...has been consistently excellent, both in its choice of subjects and its quality of scholarship and writing"--Mystery Scene; "anyone who has Read more...

 
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