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John Buchan

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1 The Thirty-Nine Steps 07.07.2017 60   (+60) электронная книга
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A level 4 Oxford Bookworms Library graded reader. Retold for Learners of English by Nick Bullard. 'I turned on the light, but there was nobody there. Then I saw something in the co...
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The Richard Hannay Series
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1 Greenmantle 18.09.2019 2   (+2) аудиокнига
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In Greenmantle, Richard Hannay, hero of The Thirty-Nine Steps, travels across war-torn Europe in search of a German plot and an Islamic Messiah. He is joined by three more of Bucha...
2 Mr. Standfast 18.09.2019 2   (+2) аудиокнига
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In this third novel following the espionage exploits of war hero Richard Hannay, the successful brigadier general is recalled from active service on the Western Front for another r...
3 Thirty-Nine Steps 06.09.2019 1   (+1) аудиокнига
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Perhaps more than any other book The Thirty-Nine Steps has set the pattern for the story of the chase for a wanted man. And, of the many writers who have attempted this kind of thi...
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1 Mr Standfast 22.09.2019 4   (+4) электронная книга
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World War I espionage thriller meets modern-day morality tale in „Mr. Standfast”, the third of five Richard Hannay novels written by acclaimed storyteller John Buchan. In this nail...
2 Prester John 22.09.2019 5   (+5) электронная книга
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South Africa, 1900. After his father dies, nineteen-year-old David Crawfurd is sent off to South Africa to earn his living as a storekeeper in the back of beyond. A strange encount...
3 The Blanket of the Dark 22.09.2019 5   (+5) электронная книга
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„Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown” is a time-tested adage that suits Peter Pentecost, a young monk and legitimate claimant to England’s Throne. But he is not alone as othe...
4 John Burnet of Barns 22.09.2019 6   (+6) электронная книга
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„John Burnet of Barns” was Buchan’s first fully realised, full-length work of fiction. The author’s third novel is story of adventure, treachery and revenge, set in the Scottish Bo...
5 The Three Hostages 22.09.2019 6   (+6) электронная книга
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The story re-introduces the reader to an older Richard Hannay, married and the father of a young son, living on a country estate. Our hero is pulled out of retirement by his old co...
6 The Free Fishers 22.09.2019 5   (+5) электронная книга
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Set during the Napoleonic Wars, „The Free Fishers” is classic Buchan and his last historical novel. It’s a fast-paced tale of treason, espionage and romance. Anthony Lammas, a prof...
7 The Courts of the Morning 22.09.2019 5   (+5) электронная книга
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Although this book was listed in a collection of Richard Hannay stories, Hannay makes only a brief appearance at the beginning. Begins in the pleasant atmosphere of a country house...
8 A Lost Lady of Old Years 22.09.2019 5   (+5) электронная книга
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John Buchan was a Scottish author and Unionist politician who served as Governor General of Canada. He wrote a series of books that follow the adventures of Richard Hannay, an expa...
9 The Path of the King 22.09.2019 7   (+7) электронная книга
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We wonder that so great a man as Abraham Lincoln should spring from humble people – but who knows what his more distant ancestry might have been? In a series of dramatic chapters, ...
10 The Half-Hearted 22.09.2019 6   (+6) электронная книга
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Set in the closing years of the nineteenth century, „The Half-Hearted” tells the story of Lewis Haystoun, a dilettante and coward. Part I of the novel is a story of manners and rom...
11 Castle Gay 22.09.2019 5   (+5) электронная книга
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„Castle Gay” is the second of Buchan’s three Dickson McCunn books and is set in south west Scotland in the Dumfries and Galloway region in the 1920s. The plot revolves around the s...
12 A Lodge in the Wilderness 22.09.2019 5   (+5) электронная книга
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John Buchan (1875-1940) was a Scottish novelist and historian and also served as Canada’s Governor General. His 100 works include nearly thirty novels, seven collections of short s...
13 The Island of Sheep 22.09.2019 8   (+8) электронная книга
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Sir Richard Hannay, retired mining engineer, lives a comfortable suburban life outside London, but feels old age and stodginess coming on and longs to have his mettle tested again....
14 The House of the Four Winds 22.09.2019 5   (+5) электронная книга
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Third and final part of the Dickson McCunn trilogy, where he and the usual sidekicks fall into a plot involving an exiled prince’s attempt to regain the throne despite the efforts ...
15 The Dancing Floor 22.09.2019 6   (+6) электронная книга
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Vernon Milbourne, orphaned since childhood and haunted by a recurring dream, is friends with the protective lawyer and MP Sir Edward Leithen. An Aegean cruise takes them to the mys...
16 Huntingtower 22.09.2019 5   (+5) электронная книга
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A true adventure story involving the unlikely hero Dickson McCunn, retired successful businessman and former greengrocer who sets out on a walking holiday in the Scottish Borders. ...
17 Salute to Adventurers 22.09.2019 6   (+6) электронная книга
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In John Buchan’s thrill-a-minute novel „Salute to Adventurers”, hero Andrew Garvald makes his way from the dreary moors of his native land to the deceptively bucolic landscape of e...
18 The Thirty-nine Steps 20.09.2019 5   (+5) электронная книга
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London, May 1914. Europe is close to the First World War. Richard Hannay, a Scotsman raised in Rhodesia is living in London, and finds American Franklin Scudder at his door. Scudde...
19 Witch Wood 18.09.2019 5   (+5) электронная книга
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John Buchan’s own favourite among his novels, in which he dealt with the hypocrisy which can lie close to the surface of apparently god-fearing respectability. The story is set in ...
20 Sir Quixote of the Moors 18.09.2019 5   (+5) электронная книга
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In the mid-sixteenth century, Jean de Rohaine, a middle-aged French nobleman, journeys to Scotland in search of adventure and a new beginning. In Scotland he meets up with his old ...
21 A Prince of the Captivity 18.09.2019 5   (+5) электронная книга
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A classic John Buchan story of espionage during World War I. It contains several familiar Buchan elements: a motley cast of characters, Great War intrigue, the use of disguises and...
22 Greenmantle 18.09.2019 5   (+5) электронная книга
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A classic espionage and adventure novel set during The Great War, featuring the reckless Richard Hannay. Sequel to „The Thirty-Nine Steps” and precursor to Mr. Standfast. Tasked wi...
23 The Magic Walking Stick 18.09.2019 6   (+6) электронная книга
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„The Magic Walking Stick” is a children’s short story by John Buchan. Our hero is a teenage boy who buys a walking stick from a beggar – a magic walking stick that allows the boy t...
24 Sick Heart River 18.09.2019 5   (+5) электронная книга
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„Sick Heart River” is the fifth book in the Edward Leithen series. This is Buchan’s last novel, about a man who is dying, and it must reflect Buchan’s own efforts to come to terms ...
25 Midwinter 18.09.2019 5   (+5) электронная книга
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Regarded as one of the finest historical novels ever written, Jacobites, spies and thrilling intrigue are brought together by the master of suspense. As Bonnie Prince Charlie march...
26 John Macnab 18.09.2019 6   (+6) электронная книга
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Written in 1925, the novel opens with three gentleman friends – lawyer Sir Edward Leithen, banker John Palliser-Yeates, and Cabinet member Charles Lord Lamancha – discovering that ...
27 The Gap in the Curtain 18.09.2019 5   (+5) электронная книга
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When Sir Edward Leithen leaves London to spend Whitsuntide as a guest at Flambard, he has no idea of the extraordinary sequence of events about to unfold. Among the collection of f...
28 The Power-House 18.09.2019 6   (+6) электронная книга
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Edward Leithen is a young British lawyer who learns that one of his Oxford contemporaries, Charles Pitt-Heron, has just disappeared. Leithen learns from Pitt-Heron’s wife that he h...
29 Prester John 06.09.2019 2   (+2) аудиокнига
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Three young truants from a church meeting on Sunday make their way to a seashore hideaway, where they observe a huge black man muttering incantations and performing weird rites. Wh...
30 Sir Quixote of the Moors 17.07.2017 58   (+58) электронная книга
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31 The African Colony: Studies in the Reconstruction 07.07.2017 63   (+63) электронная книга
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32 John Burnet of Barns: A Romance 07.07.2017 65   (+65) электронная книга
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