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The Thirty-Nine Steps
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Chatto & Windus
Publication date January 1, 1986
Binding Hardcover
Edition Subsequent
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780701130084
ISBN-10 0701130083
Availability§ Apply Direct
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $18.95
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Summaries and Reviews
Richard Hannay enters the Secret Service accidentally after he finds a murdered neighbor in his apartment description: Product Description: As Director of Intelligence in the Ministry of Information John Buchan was in a position to gain knowledge about the First World War and the investigations that took place. Richard Hannay appears in 4 novels by John Buchan (1875-1940). He is a prominent figure in Greenmantle, Thirty-Nine Steps, Three Hostages and Mr. Standfast. This spy thriller has a fantastic plot in which a terrorist group attempts to start a war between England and Germany, and the heroic attempts of a British engineer to disrupt the plan.

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