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Buchan, John 1875-1940

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Works: 1,529 works in 7,415 publications in 14 languages and 83,067 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Drama  Detective and mystery films  History  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Spy films  Action and adventure fiction  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Other, Contributor, Inscriber, Creator, Speaker, Compiler, Scenarist
Classifications: PR6003.U13, 823.912
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The 39 steps by John Buchan( Book )
637 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 12 languages and held by 5,100 libraries worldwide
Richard Hannay, who, despite claiming to be an "ordinary fellow," is caught up in the dramatic and dangerous race against a plot to devastate the British war effort
Prester John by John Buchan( Book )
227 editions published between 1910 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,784 libraries worldwide
This is a gripping adventure story set during the British Empire mostly in South Africa more than a century ago. It is the great grandfather of today's thrillers
Sir Walter Scott by John Buchan( Book )
78 editions published between 1929 and 2011 in English and held by 1,768 libraries worldwide
Born in 1552, Raleigh was a man who took risks. Buchan admires this and covers his career as a brilliant courtier, soldier, sailor, great discoverer, statesman and scholar. He follows Raleigh's progress from favourite of Elizabeth I to his fall from grace under James I. His three expeditions to America and his failed expedition to the Orinoco in search of a goldmine that led to his execution in 1618
Greenmantle by John Buchan( Book )
151 editions published between 1915 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,731 libraries worldwide
In Greenmantle (1916), a classic tale of espionage and adventure, Richard Hannay, hero of The Thirty-Nine Steps, travels across war-torn Europe on the trail of a German plot and an Islamic Messiah. He is joined by three more of Buchan's heroes: Peter Pienaar, the old Boer scout; John S. Blenkiron, the American determined to fight the Kaiser; and Sandy Arbuthnot--Greenmantle himself--a character modelled on Lawrence of Arabia. Together they move in disguise through Germany to Constantinople and the Russian border in order to face their enemies: the grotesque Stumm and the evil femme fatale Hilda von Einem
Oliver Cromwell by John Buchan( Book )
74 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,449 libraries worldwide
Born in 1599, Cromwell was a devout Puritan who, when war broke out, formed his Ironsides. He won the battles of Marston Moor and Naseby and brought Charles I to trial. After establishing the Commonwealth, he suppressed the Levellers, Ireland and the Scots. In 1653, five years before his death, he established a Protectorate. John Buchan wrote of Cromwell 'He is a soldier now on the grand scale, strategist as well as tactician, statesman as well as fighting man, and it is by this new phase of his military career that his place is to be adjudged in the hierarchy of the great captains'
Huntingtower by John Buchan( Book )
140 editions published between 1910 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,072 libraries worldwide
Dickson McCunn, a newly retired grocer, finds himself in the thick of a plot involving the kidnapping of a Russian princess
Mr. Standfast by John Buchan( Book )
176 editions published between 1917 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,018 libraries worldwide
In Mr Standfast (1919), the third of the four novels featuring Richard Hannay, we meet again Pieter Pienaar and John S. Blenkiron, who are joined by the spirited Mary Lamington. It is 1917 and Hannay is brought out of the battlefield to perform the desperate task of tracking down and destroying a network of German spies. Hannay's opponent is Morton Ivery, the bland master of disguise, who seeks to outwit Hannay as he and his agents are pursued through England, Scotland, France, and Switzerland. For its pace and suspense, its changes of scene, and thrilling descriptions of the last great battles against the Germans, Mr Standfast offers everything that has made its author so enduringly popular
The three hostages by John Buchan( Book )
140 editions published between 1924 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 973 libraries worldwide
The First World War is over and Richard Hannay has returned to a quiet country life with his wife and son. A criminal gang has kidnapped three important children, holding them as hostages. Hannay reluctantly agrees to help in the search and comes up against the strongest enemy of his career
Mountain meadow by John Buchan( Book )
17 editions published between 1940 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 803 libraries worldwide
Novel set in the Canadian north
John Macnab by John Buchan( Book )
53 editions published between 1925 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 777 libraries worldwide
Mysterious letters to three Highland landowners, signed "John Macnab", declare that, on a given date, a deer or salmon will be poached from their land, and three eminent gentlemen slip into Sir Archibald Roylance's cottage retreat. The ensuing confrontation, chase and adventure changed the lives of everybody, especially the lovely Janet Raden, and wee Fish Benjie
The Island of Sheep by John Buchan( Book )
111 editions published between 1919 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 757 libraries worldwide
Featuring the return of Richard Hannay from a comfortable retirement. Hannay redeems his promise to protect the son of an old acquaintance from a sinister conspiracy, and the action moves rapidly from England through the Scottish Borders to the Island of Sheep in the remote Norlands (the fictional equivalent of the Faroes), where Hannay and his friends turn at last to confront their enemy
Witch wood by John Buchan( Book )
66 editions published between 1927 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 753 libraries worldwide
David Semphill, a newly ordained priest of the Church of Scotland, arrives in an isolated valley to minister to a congregation that also belongs to a witch's coven
Sick heart river by John Buchan( Book )
59 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 684 libraries worldwide
Sick Heart River is John Buchan's last novel, completed just days before his death. It was published posthumously in 1941. Buchan's rich descriptions of the rugged Canadian Northwest Territories are influenced by his real-life voyage down the Mackenzie River in 1937. At that time, Buchan was Governor-General of Canada. The main character, the lawyer and politician Edward Leithen is perhaps the most autobiographical of Buchan's characters
The dancing floor by John Buchan( Book )
70 editions published between 1924 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 683 libraries worldwide
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 mysterious island of Plakos, where Vernon is fascinated by the island's myths. Local superstitions turn to menace as Vernon's encounter with a beautiful woman results in obsession and adventure
The blanket of the dark by John Buchan( Book )
58 editions published between 1929 and 2016 in English and held by 605 libraries worldwide
It is 1536, and the Reformation has yet to disrupt the life of the great medieval Abbey of Oseney near Oxford, where a young man known as Peter Pentecost is completing his education. But Peter's life is about to be changed forever when he uncovers the astonishing secret of his true identity, a secret that has been kept from him all his life: that he is the son and heir of Edward, Duke of Buckingham, and by rights he, not Henry Tudor, should be King of England. His anonymous life at Oseney has been carefully arranged to keep him from harm - until the day arrives when those who have been watching over him are ready to challenge Henry VIII. From the moment Peter discovers the truth, he descends into a dangerous world of conspiracy and treason, as powerful men seek to persuade him to leave behind the security and tranquility of his life at Oseney and risk everything in a rebellion that could put him on the throne of England
The path of the king by John Buchan( Book )
82 editions published between 1919 and 2015 in English and held by 526 libraries worldwide
A collection of fourteen stories
Salute to adventurers by John Buchan( Book )
90 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in English and French and held by 490 libraries worldwide
Andrew Garvald is a young Scottish merchant who has bravely come to make his fortune in a newly colonised America. Outlawed from Virginian society for opposing the London traders' monopoly, his friends are Red Ringan, a pirate and gentleman adventurer and Shalah, an exiled Indian prince. When Garvald is faced with a deadly foe, the stakes are high - the love of a beautiful lady and the existence of Virginia
The 39 steps by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
112 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 452 libraries worldwide
An innocent Canadian while visiting England is implicated in the theft of national secrets and murder
The moon endureth, tales and fancies by John Buchan( Book )
43 editions published between 1912 and 2012 in English and held by 288 libraries worldwide
Memory hold-the-door by John Buchan( Book )
49 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 163 libraries worldwide
"John Buchan 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, had a remarkable life and here is his wonderfully written and fascinating memoir. Buchan can very readily be described as a man of empire, serving in the army during the Boer war and becoming a diplomat and well read historian of the First World War, he settled as Governor General of Canada in 1935 having travelled the world in official posts for the British government. This autobiography was one of John F. Kennedy's favourite books" -- https://www.amazon.com/Memory-Hold---Door-John-Buchan/dp/1473317649/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1469031415&sr=8-1&keywords=9781473317642
 
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controlled identity Cadmus, 1875-1940

Bakān, Ǧūn 1875-1940
Baron de Tweedsmuir, John Buchan 1875-1940
Buchan, J.
Buchan John
Buchan, John 1875-1940 1st Baron Tweedsmuir
Buchan, John 1875-1940 Baron, Schriftsteller, Journalist, Diplomat
Buchan, John 1875-1940 Baron Tweedsmuir
Buchan, John 1st Baron Tweedsmuir
Buchan, John, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, 1875-1940
Buchan, John Baron, Schriftsteller, Journalist, Diplomat 1875-1940
Buchan, John, Baron Tweedsmuir, 1875-1940
Buchan, John Norman Stuart.
Buchan, John Norman Stuart baron Tweedsmuir of Elsfield
Buchan, John T. 1875-1940
Cadmus 1875-1940
Elsfield, John Buchan baron Tweedsmuir of
J. B
J. B 1875-1940
J. B. [a]
John Buchan
John Buchan, 1. Baron Tweedsmuir schottischer Schriftsteller und Politiker
John Buchan, 1. baron Tweedsmuir szkocki pisarz i polityk
John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir
John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir 1875-1940
John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir British politician
John Buchan Brits journalist
John Buchan brittiläinen poliitikko
John Buchan personnalité politique britannique
John Buchan político británico
John Buchan romanziere e politico scozzese
Lord Tweedsmuir.
Tweedsmuir, .. 1875-1940
Tweedsmuir, John 1875-1940
Tweedsmuir, John B. 1875-1940
Tweedsmuir, John Buchan
Tweedsmuir, John Buchan 1875-1940
Tweedsmuir, John Buchan 1875-1940 1st Baron
Tweedsmuir John Buchan 1875-1940 baron
Tweedsmuir, John Buchan 1875-1940 Baron, Schriftsteller, Journalist, Diplomat
Tweedsmuir, John Buchan 1875-1940 barons
Tweedsmuir, John Buchan 1st Baron
Tweedsmuir, John Buchan, 1st Baron, 1875-1940
Tweedsmuir, John Buchan, Barão 1875-1940
Tweedsmuir, John Buchan baron
Tweedsmuir, John Buchan Baron 1875-1940
Tweedsmuir, John Buchan Baron, Schriftsteller, Journalist, Diplomat 1875-1940
Tweedsmuir, John Buchan, barons, 1875-1940
Tweedsmuir, John Norman Stuart Buchan.
Tweedsmuir, Lord
Tweedsmuir Lord 1875-1940
Tweedsmuir of Elsfield, Baron
Tweedsmuir of Elsfield Baron 1875-1940
Τζων Μπιούκαν
Бакен, Джон 1-й барон Твидсмур
Джон Бакен Твідсмур
בקן, ג'ון
ג'ון באקן סופר בריטי
بكان، جون، 1875-1940
جان باکن ژورنالیست، نویسنده، سرباز، و سیاست‌مدار بریتانیایی
جان بکن
جون بوشان سياسي بريطاني
جون بوكان ، 1875-1940
바컨, 존 1875-1940
버칸, 죤 1875-1940
버컨, 존 1875-1940
존 버컨
ジョン・バカン
バカン, ジョン
バッカン, ジョン
約翰·布臣,第一代特威茲穆爾男爵
约翰·巴肯
Languages
English (2,379)
French (47)
German (41)
Chinese (7)
Italian (7)
Spanish (6)
Polish (4)
Swedish (3)
Czech (3)
Hebrew (2)
Dutch (2)
Ndonga (1)
Japanese (1)
Zulu (1)
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