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Buchan, John 1875-1940

Works: 1,331 works in 6,756 publications in 25 languages and 79,328 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Drama  History  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Adventure stories  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Interviewee, Other, Author of introduction, Contributor, Inscriber, Speaker, Compiler, Collaborator
Classifications: PR6003.U13, 823.912
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Publications about John Buchan
Publications by John Buchan
Publications by John Buchan, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by John Buchan
The thirty-nine steps by John Buchan( Book )
625 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 19 languages and held by 4,987 libraries worldwide
Wildly impossible adventures to frustrate a German secret service organization
Greenmantle by John Buchan( Book )
253 editions published between 1915 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,966 libraries worldwide
Detective and mystery stories. A cryptic message launches Major Richard Hannay into another adventure of intrigue, espionage, and danger. Setting out across war-torn Europe, and travelling to the heart of the Middle East, Hannay and his friends Sandy Arbuthnot, Peter Pienaar, and John S. Blenkiron must penetrate enemy lines, quell a Middle Eastern uprising, and uncover a sinister plot beyond their wildest imaginings
Prester John by John Buchan( Book )
221 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,797 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 )
64 editions published between 1932 and 2001 in English and held by 1,767 libraries worldwide
Oliver Cromwell by John Buchan( Book )
70 editions published between 1934 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,469 libraries worldwide
A biography of the soldier and statesman who led the parliamentary forces during the English Civil War
Augustus by John Buchan( Book )
75 editions published between 1937 and 1979 in 9 languages and held by 1,434 libraries worldwide
Huntingtower by John Buchan( Book )
118 editions published between 1910 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,085 libraries worldwide
Dickson McCunn, a newly retired grocer, finds himself in the thick of a plot involving the kidnapping of a Russian princess
Stories we tell by Sarah Polley( visu )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,056 libraries worldwide
A "genre-twisting film by director Sarah Polley, who investigates the elusive truths of her eclectic family of storytellers as she playfully interrogates a cast of characters who each relate their version of the family mythology. Polley reveals the essence of family as she uncovers the secrets buried deep within-- "--Container
The three hostages by John Buchan( Book )
139 editions published between 1924 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,005 libraries worldwide
The fourth book in John Buchan's thriller series focusing on Richard Hannay, The Three Hostages finds the one-time secret agent married and living a tranquil, rural life until a series of kidnappings changes everything. Called on to retrieve the children of three prominent people Hannay is at first reluctant but is quickly drawn in to the mysterious abductions, which are linked are curiously linked by cryptic poems each victim's family has received. What is at first a case of missing children turns out to be a thread in much grander and nefarious plot involving the charming but evil Dominick Medina. Reassembling many the characters from earlier Hannay adventures Hostages also introduces one of Buchan's most memorable villains and reminds readers why is considered one of the great adventure writers of his time
Mr. Standfast by John Buchan( Book )
149 editions published between 1918 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,004 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
John Macnab by John Buchan( Book )
90 editions published between 1925 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 854 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
Mountain meadow by John Buchan( Book )
16 editions published between 1940 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 818 libraries worldwide
Novel set in the Canadian north
The Island of Sheep by John Buchan( Book )
100 editions published between 1919 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 765 libraries worldwide
"The last in the Richard Hannay adventures sees Hannay caught up in more dangerous escapades. Valdemar Haraldsen is in trouble. Two men come to the rescue while a third agrees to help because of his sheer hatred of villains. -- Cover, p. 4
Witch wood by John Buchan( Book )
58 editions published between 1927 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 755 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
The dancing floor by John Buchan( Book )
65 editions published between 1926 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 699 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
Sick heart river by John Buchan( Book )
53 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 696 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
A history of the great war by John Buchan( Book )
21 editions published between 1921 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 688 libraries worldwide
The path of the king by John Buchan( Book )
74 editions published between 1920 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 522 libraries worldwide
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, Mr. Buchan tells what he imagines to have been the ancestry of Lincoln. The worthy son of a northern chieftain who had come down with his people into Normandy; a Norman knight who fought under Duke William and settled in England; a French knight, emissary of Saint Louis to Kubla Khan; a proud demoiselle, friend to Jeanne d'Arc; a French gentl
The moon endureth, tales and fancies by John Buchan( Book )
44 editions published between 1912 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Webpages containing full text of the novel, the moon endurath / by John Buchan
The 39 steps by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
67 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 244 libraries worldwide
An innocent man is accused of murdering a beautiful spy. Hunted by the London police and deadly spies, the man makes a mad dash for Scotland to clear his name
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controlled identity Cadmus, 1875-1940

Bakān, Ǧūn 1875-1940
Buchan, J.
Buchan, John
Buchan, John 1875-1940 1st Baron Tweedsmuir
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Buchan, John, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir
Buchan, John, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, 1875-1940
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Buchan, John Norman Stuart.
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Τζων Μπιούκαν
Бакен, Джон 1-й барон Твидсмур
Джон Бакен Твідсмур
جان باکن ژورنالیست، نویسنده، سرباز، و سیاست‌مدار بریتانیایی
جان بکن
존 버컨
バカン, ジョン
バッカン, ジョン
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