39 Steps

Buchan, John

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May 1914 and Britain is on the eve of war with Germany. Richard Hannay is living a quiet life in London, but after a chance encounter with a mysterious stranger he stumbles into a hair-raising adventure – a desperate hunt across the country and against the clock, pursued by the police and a cunning, ruthless enemy.

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Discover the original and best adventure story ever told.

‘The father of the modern espionage’ Sunday Times

May 1914. Britain is on the eve of war with Germany. Richard Hannay is living a quiet life in London, but after a chance encounter with a mysterious stranger he stumbles into a hair-raising adventure – a desperate hunt across the country and against the clock, pursued by the police and a cunning, ruthless enemy. Hannay’s life and the security of Britain are in grave peril, and everything rests on the solution to a baffling enigma: what are the thirty-nine steps?

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY STELLA RIMINGTON

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Weight 192 g
Dimensions 198 × 129 × 17 mm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

253

Language

English

Edition

Reprint

Dewey

823.912 (edition:22)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K