Adventures of Richard Hannay The Thirty Nine Steps Greenmantle Mr Standfast

Mr Standfast, set in the decisive months of 1917-18, is the novel in which Hannay, after a life lived 'wholly among men', finally falls in love; later, in The Three Hostages, he finds himself unravelling a kidnapping mystery with his wife's ...

Author: John Buchan

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Major General Sir Richard Hannay is the fictional secret agent created by writer and diplomat John Buchan, who was himself an Intelligence officer during the First World War. The strong and silent type, combining the dour temperament of the Scot with the stiff upper lip of the Englishman, Hannay is pre-eminent among early spy-thriller heroes. Caught up in the first of these five gripping adventures just before the outbreak of war in 1914, he manages to thwart the enemy's evil plan and solve the mystery of the 'thirty-nine steps'. In Greenmantle, he undertakes a vital mission to prevent jihad in the Islamic Near East. Mr Standfast, set in the decisive months of 1917-18, is the novel in which Hannay, after a life lived 'wholly among men', finally falls in love; later, in The Three Hostages, he finds himself unravelling a kidnapping mystery with his wife's help. In the last adventure, The Island of Sheep, he is called upon to honour an old oath. A shrewd judge of men, he never dehumanises his enemy, and despite sharing some of the racial prejudices of his day, Richard Hannay is a worthy prototype hero of espionage fiction.
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Adventures of Richard Hannay

Series of adventure stories of the British Intelligence Service before and during World War 1.

Author: John Buchan

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Series of adventure stories of the British Intelligence Service before and during World War 1.
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The Richard Hannay Collection Volume I The Thirty Nine Steps Greenmantle Mr Standfast

Here collected are the first three novels to contain Richard Hannay.

Author: John Buchan

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ISBN: 9781473373815

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Richard Hannay is the most famous creation of author and diplomat John Buchan. Hannay can be seen to be the first true action hero of British literature, a decorated soldier and spy, constantly needed by the government to thwart plots against the empire. Here collected are the first three novels to contain Richard Hannay.
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The Complete Richard Hannay The Thirty Nine Steps Greenmantle Mr Standfas

Mr Standfast, set in the decisive months of 1917-18, is the novel in which Hannay, after a life lived 'wholly among men', finally falls in love; later, in The Three Hostages, he finds himself unravelling a kidnapping mystery with his wife's ...

Author: John Buchan

Publisher: JA

ISBN: 9782377876297

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Major General Sir Richard Hannay is the fictional secret agent created by writer and diplomat John Buchan, who was himself an Intelligence officer during the First World War. The strong and silent type, combining the dour temperament of the Scot with the stiff upper lip of the Englishman, Hannay is pre-eminent among early spy-thriller heroes. Caught up in the first of these five gripping adventures just before the outbreak of war in 1914, he manages to thwart the enemy's evil plan and solve the mystery of the 'thirty-nine steps'. In Greenmantle, he undertakes a vital mission to prevent jihad in the Islamic Near East. Mr Standfast, set in the decisive months of 1917-18, is the novel in which Hannay, after a life lived 'wholly among men', finally falls in love; later, in The Three Hostages, he finds himself unravelling a kidnapping mystery with his wife's help. In the last adventure, The Island of Sheep, he is called upon to honour an old oath. A shrewd judge of men, he never dehumanises his enemy, and despite sharing some of the racial prejudices of his day, Richard Hannay is a worthy prototype hero of espionage fiction.
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The Richard Hannay Collection The 39 Steps Greenmantle Mr Standfast

Mr Standfast, set in the decisive months of 1917-18, is the novel in which Hannay, after a life lived 'wholly among men', finally falls in love; later, in The Three Hostages, he finds himself unravelling a kidnapping mystery with his wife's ...

Author: John Buchan

Publisher: JA

ISBN: 9782291072287

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Major General Sir Richard Hannay is the fictional secret agent created by writer and diplomat John Buchan, who was himself an Intelligence officer during the First World War. The strong and silent type, combining the dour temperament of the Scot with the stiff upper lip of the Englishman, Hannay is pre-eminent among early spy-thriller heroes. Caught up in the first of these five gripping adventures just before the outbreak of war in 1914, he manages to thwart the enemy's evil plan and solve the mystery of the 'thirty-nine steps'. In Greenmantle, he undertakes a vital mission to prevent jihad in the Islamic Near East. Mr Standfast, set in the decisive months of 1917-18, is the novel in which Hannay, after a life lived 'wholly among men', finally falls in love; later, in The Three Hostages, he finds himself unravelling a kidnapping mystery with his wife's help. In the last adventure, The Island of Sheep, he is called upon to honour an old oath. A shrewd judge of men, he never dehumanises his enemy, and despite sharing some of the racial prejudices of his day, Richard Hannay is a worthy prototype hero of espionage fiction.
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The Complete Richard Hannay Stories

Major-General Sir Richard Hannay is the fictional secret agent created by Scottish novelist John Buchan and further made popular by the 1935 Alfred Hitchcock film The 39 Steps.

Author: John Buchan

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Major-General Sir Richard Hannay is the fictional secret agent created by Scottish novelist John Buchan and further made popular by the 1935 Alfred Hitchcock film The 39 Steps. Hannay is pre-eminent among early spy-thriller heroes. Caught up in the first of these five gripping adventures just before the outbreak of war in 1914, he manages to thwart the enemy's evil plan and solve the mystery of the “thirty-nine steps”. In his autobiography, Memory Hold-the-Door, Buchan suggests that the character is based, in part, on Edmund Ironside, from Edinburgh, a spy during the Second Boer War. Contains: The Thirty-Nine Steps, Greenmantle, Mr Standfast, The Three Hostages, The Courts of the Morning and The Island of Sheep.
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Selected Works of John Buchan

RICHARD HANNAY STORIES THE THIRTY-NINE STEPS GREENMANTLE MR. STANDFAST THE THREE HOSTAGES THE COURTS OF THE MORNING THE ISLAND OF SHEEP LEITHEN STORIES THE POWER-HOUSE JOHN MACNAB THE DANCING FLOOR THE GAP IN THE CURTAIN SICK HEART RIVER ...

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John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir was a Scottish novelist, historian, and Unionist politician who served as Governor General of Canada, the 15th since Canadian Confederation. John Buchan combined a successful career as an author of thrillers, historical novels, histories and biographies with a parallel career in public life. Buchan wrote superb action novels, including the spy-catching adventures of Richard Hannay. Buchan wrote superb action novels, including the spy-catching adventures of Richard Hannay, whose exploits are described in The Thirty-Nine Steps, Greenmantle, Mr. Standfast, The Three Hostages, and The Island of Sheep. Apart from Hannay, Buchan created two other leading characters in Dickson McCunn, the shrewd retired grocer who appears in Huntingtower, Castle Gay, and The House of the Four Winds; and the lawyer Sir Edward Leithen, who features in the The Power-House, John Macnab, The Dancing Floor, The Gap in the Curtain and Sick Heart River. During Buchan’s last years he was still productive as a writer, and published notable historical biographies, such as Montrose, Sir Walter Scott, and Cromwell. RICHARD HANNAY STORIES THE THIRTY-NINE STEPS GREENMANTLE MR. STANDFAST THE THREE HOSTAGES THE COURTS OF THE MORNING THE ISLAND OF SHEEP LEITHEN STORIES THE POWER-HOUSE JOHN MACNAB THE DANCING FLOOR THE GAP IN THE CURTAIN SICK HEART RIVER DICKSON MCCUNN AND THE 'GORBALS DIE-HARDS' HUNTINGTOWER CASTLE GAY THE HOUSE OF THE FOUR WINDS NOVELS SIR QUIXOTE OF THE MOORS JOHN BURNET OF BARNS WITCH WOOD THE BLANKET OF THE DARK THE FREE FISHERS THE HALF-HEARTED A LODGE IN THE WILDERNESS A LOST LADY OF OLD YEARS THE PATH OF THE KING PRESTER JOHN SALUTE TO ADVENTURERS
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MR STANDFAST Illustrated

Mr Standfast is the third of five Richard Hannay novels by John Buchan, first published in 1919 by Hodder & Stoughton, London.It is one of two Hannay novels set during the First World War, the other being Greenmantle (1916); Hannay's first ...

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Mr Standfast is the third of five Richard Hannay novels by John Buchan, first published in 1919 by Hodder & Stoughton, London.It is one of two Hannay novels set during the First World War, the other being Greenmantle (1916); Hannay's first and best-known adventure, The Thirty-Nine Steps (1915), is set in the period immediately before the war started.
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The THIRTY NINE STEPS GREENMANTLE and MR STANDFAST

I spent one-third of my journey looking out of the window of a first-class carriage, the next in a local motor-car following the course of a trout stream in a shallow valley, and the last tramping over a ridge of downland through great ...

Author: John Buchan

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I spent one-third of my journey looking out of the window of a first-class carriage, the next in a local motor-car following the course of a trout stream in a shallow valley, and the last tramping over a ridge of downland through great beech-woods to my quarters for the night. In the first part I was in an infamous temper; in the second I was worried and mystified; but the cool twilight of the third stage calmed and heartened me, and I reached the gates of Fosse Manor with a mighty appetite and a quiet mind.As we slipped up the Thames valley on the smooth Great Western line I had reflected ruefully on the thorns in the path of duty. For more than a year I had never been out of khaki, except the months I spent in hospital. They gave me my battalion before the Somme, and I came out of that weary battle after the first big September fighting with a crack in my head and a D.S.O. I had received a C.B. for the Erzerum business, so what with these and my Matabele and South African medals and the Legion of Honour, I had a chest like the High Priest's breastplate. I rejoined in January, and got a brigade on the eve of Arras. There we had a star turn, and took about as many prisoners as we put infantry over the top. After that we were hauled out for a month, and subsequently planted in a bad bit on the Scarpe with a hint that we would soon be used for a big push. Then suddenly I was ordered home to report to the War Office, and passed on by them to Bullivant and his merry men. So here I was sitting in a railway carriage in a grey tweed suit, with a neat new suitcase on the rack labelled C.B. The initials stood for Cornelius Brand, for that was my name now. And an old boy in the corner was asking me questions and wondering audibly why I wasn't fighting, while a young blood of a second lieutenant with a wound stripe was eyeing me with scorn.The old chap was one of the cross-examining type, and after he had borrowed my matches he set to work to find out all about me. He was a tremendous fire-eater, and a bit of a pessimist about our slow progress in the west. I told him I came from South Africa and was a mining engineer.'Been fighting with Botha?' he asked.'No,' I said. 'I'm not the fighting kind.'The second lieutenant screwed up his nose.'Is there no conscription in South Africa?''Thank God there isn't,' I said, and the old fellow begged permission to tell me a lot of unpalatable things. I knew his kind and didn't give much for it. He was the sort who, if he had been under fifty, would have crawled on his belly to his tribunal to get exempted, but being over age was able to pose as a patriot. But I didn't like the second lieutenant's grin, for he seemed a good class of lad. I looked steadily out of the window for the rest of the way, and wasn't sorry when I got to my station.I had had the queerest interview with Bullivant and Macgillivray. They asked me first if I was willing to serve again in the old game, and I said I was. I felt as bitter as sin, for I had got fixed in the military groove, and had made good there. Here was I-a brigadier and still under forty, and with another year of the war there was no saying where I might end. I had started out without any ambition, only a great wish to see the business finished. But now I had acquired a professional interest in the thing, I had a nailing good brigade, and I had got the hang of our new kind of war as well as any fellow from Sandhurst and Camberley. They were asking me to scrap all I had learned and start again in a new job. I had to agree, for discipline's discipline, but I could have knocked their heads together in my vexation.What was worse they wouldn't, or couldn't, tell me anything about what they wanted me for. It was the old game of running me in blinkers. They asked me to take it on trust and put myself unreservedly in their hands. I would get my instructions later, they said.I asked if it was important.
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Greenmantle

Greenmantle John Buchan - Greenmantle is the second of five novels by John Buchan featuring the character of Richard Hannay, first published in 1916 by Hodder & Stoughton, London.

Author: John Buchan

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ISBN: 9783986479428

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Greenmantle John Buchan - Greenmantle is the second of five novels by John Buchan featuring the character of Richard Hannay, first published in 1916 by Hodder & Stoughton, London. It is one of two Hannay novels set during the First World War, the other being Mr Standfast (1919); Hannay's first and best-known adventure, The Thirty-Nine Steps (1915), is set in the period immediately preceding the war.
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Mr Standfast

The third part of a trilogy which begins with The Thirty-Nine Steps and Greenmantle.

Author: John Buchan

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The Thirty Nine Steps

The Thirty-Nine Steps John Buchan - John Buchans The Thirty-Nine Steps was the novel that introduced readers to the cunning Richard Hannay and became a foundational work in the spy-thriller genre.

Author: John Buchan

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ISBN: 9783986478100

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The Thirty-Nine Steps John Buchan - John Buchans The Thirty-Nine Steps was the novel that introduced readers to the cunning Richard Hannay and became a foundational work in the spy-thriller genre. Taking place only months before the outbreak of World War One (and written during the conflict) it focuses on Hannays attempts to warn the government of an unfolding plot to steal Great Britains military plans. Throughout the book Hannay must escape from German spies and the British police, who falsely believe that he has murdered the very man who revealed the plot to him. The book would prove incredibly popular upon its release and has been cited as the first man-on-the-run style story which has been re-used in films in literature ever since. The novel itself has been adapted for the screen no less than four times.
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RICHARD HANNAY Complete Collection 7 Mystery Espionage Books in One Volume Unabridged

Major-General Sir Richard Hannay is a character created by Scottish novelist John Buchan. Hannay is based on Edmund Ironside, from Edinburgh, a spy during the Second Boer War.

Author: John Buchan

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ISBN: 9788026851509

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This carefully crafted ebook: “RICHARD HANNAY Complete Collection – 7 Mystery & Espionage Books in One Volume (Unabridged)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Major-General Sir Richard Hannay is a character created by Scottish novelist John Buchan. Hannay is based on Edmund Ironside, from Edinburgh, a spy during the Second Boer War. The Thirty-Nine Steps - Hannay is buttonholed by an American stranger who knows of an anarchist plot to assassinate the Greek Premier during his forthcoming visit to London. It is now up to Hannay to save the day and stop Europe from destabilising. Greenmantle - Hannay is called in to investigate rumours of an uprising in Constantinople. Once there, he and his friends must thwart the Germans' plans to use religion in winning the war. Mr Standfast - Brigadier-General Hannay is recalled from active service on the Western Front to undertake a secret undercover mission hunting for a dangerous German agent at large in Britain. The Three Hostages - Hannay receives a request to help solve the mysterious kidnapping of the children of three prominent people before it's too late... The Island of Sheep - Hannay, now in his fifties, is called by an old oath to protect the son of a man he once knew, who is also heir to the secret of a great treasure. The Courts of the Morning - Hannay is approached by the American military attache in London to covertly solve the mystery of Blenkiron's disappearance in South America. Hannay seeks out his friend Sandy Arbuthnot for help, but Sandy soon disappears, sending Hannay a mysterious letter . . . The Green Wildebeest - It is a mystery tale of a man afflicted with a terrible curse for doing something he shouldn't have John Buchan (1875-1940) was a Scottish novelist and historian and also served as Canada's Governor General. He is now best remembered for his adventure and spy thrillers, most notably The Thirty-Nine Steps.
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GENERAL MAJOR RICHARD HANNAY Complete Series 7 Espionage Mystery Classics

Major-General Sir Richard Hannay is a character created by Scottish novelist John Buchan.

Author: John Buchan

Publisher: e-artnow

ISBN: 9788075833426

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Major-General Sir Richard Hannay is a character created by Scottish novelist John Buchan. Hannay is based on Edmund Ironside, from Edinburgh, a spy during the Second Boer War. The Thirty-Nine Steps - Hannay is buttonholed by an American stranger who knows of an anarchist plot to assassinate the Greek Premier during his forthcoming visit to London. It is now up to Hannay to save the day and stop Europe from destabilising. Greenmantle - Hannay is called in to investigate rumours of an uprising in Constantinople. Once there, he and his friends must thwart the Germans' plans to use religion in winning the war. Mr Standfast - Brigadier-General Hannay is recalled from active service on the Western Front to undertake a secret undercover mission hunting for a dangerous German agent at large in Britain. The Three Hostages - Hannay receives a request to help solve the mysterious kidnapping of the children of three prominent people before it's too late... The Island of Sheep - Hannay, now in his fifties, is called by an old oath to protect the son of a man he once knew, who is also heir to the secret of a great treasure. The Courts of the Morning - Hannay is approached by the American military attache in London to covertly solve the mystery of Blenkiron's disappearance in South America. Hannay seeks out his friend Sandy Arbuthnot for help, but Sandy soon disappears, sending Hannay a mysterious letter . . . The Green Wildebeest - It is a mystery tale of a man afflicted with a terrible curse for doing something he shouldn't have John Buchan (1875-1940) was a Scottish novelist and historian and also served as Canada's Governor General. He is now best remembered for his adventure and spy thrillers, most notably The Thirty-Nine Steps.
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Mr Standfast

Mr. Standfast John Buchan - Mr Standfast is the third of five Richard Hannay novels by John Buchan.

Author: John Buchan

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ISBN: 9783986475949

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Mr. Standfast John Buchan - Mr Standfast is the third of five Richard Hannay novels by John Buchan. It is one of two Hannay novels set during the First World War, the other being Greenmantle. The title refers to a character in John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, to which there are many other references in the novel. Set in the later years of World War I, Brigadier-General Hannay is recalled from active service on the Western Front to undertake a secret mission hunting for a dangerous German agent at large in Britain. Hannay is required to work undercover disguised as a pacifist, roaming the country incognito to investigate a German spy and his agents, and then heads to the Swiss Alps to save Europe from being overwhelmed by the German army.
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Richard Hannay s War Adventures

Published near the beginning of World War I "The Thirty-Nine Steps" is one of the earliest examples of the 'man-on-the-run' thriller archetype in which the author, John Buchan, holds up Richard Hannay as an example to his readers of an ...

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Published near the beginning of World War I The Thirty-Nine Steps is one of the earliest examples of the man-on-the-run thriller archetype in which the author, John Buchan, holds up Richard Hannay as an example to his readers of an ordinary man who pu
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Greenmantle Annotated

Greenmantle is the second of five novels by John Buchan featuring the character of Richard Hannay, first published in 1916 by Hodder & Stoughton, London.

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Greenmantle is the second of five novels by John Buchan featuring the character of Richard Hannay, first published in 1916 by Hodder & Stoughton, London. It is one of two Hannay novels set during the First World War, the other being Mr Standfast (1919); Hannay's first and best-known adventure, The Thirty Nine Steps (1915), is set in the period immediately preceding the war.
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