The Thirty-nine Steps

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A classic and hugely influential thriller. May 1914, Richard Hannay is asked for help by an American spy who has uncovered an assasination plot. The spy is promptly murdered in Hannay's flat, and Hannay is compelled to flee and prevent the assasination while on the run from the police in Scotland. Introduced by Stuart Kelly.
With an introduction by Stuart Kelly. Recently returned from South Africa, adventurer Richard Hannay is bored with life, but after a chance encounter with an American who informs him of an assassination plot and is then promptly murdered in Hannay's London flat, he becomes the obvious suspect and is forced to go on the run. He heads north to his native Scotland, fleeing the police and his enemies. Hannay must keep his wits about him if he is to warn the government before all is too late.
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Weight 0.121000
Author John Buchan
Availability IP
Department Literature
Edition Authorised Ed
Format Paperback
ISBN 9781846971983
Pages 160
Published 17/05/2011
Publisher Polygon Books
Section Literature
Series The Richard Hannay Adventures
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