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Buchan, John 1875-1940

Works: 1,496 works in 7,295 publications in 16 languages and 83,600 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  History  Drama  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Spy films  Adventure stories  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Other, Contributor, Inscriber, Scenarist, Speaker, Collaborator, Compiler
Classifications: PR6003.U13, 823.912
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The 39 steps by John Buchan( Book )
600 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 5,166 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
Greenmantle by John Buchan( Book )
253 editions published between 1915 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,916 libraries worldwide
Hannay is called in to investigate rumours of an uprising in the Muslim world, and undertakes a perilous journey through enemy territory to meet up with his friend Sandy in Constantinople. Once there, he and his friends must thwart the Germans' plans to use religion to help them win the war, climaxing at the battle of Erzurum
Prester John by John Buchan( Book )
225 editions published between 1910 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,790 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 )
74 editions published between 1929 and 2011 in English and held by 1,776 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
Oliver Cromwell by John Buchan( Book )
74 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,465 libraries worldwide
A biography of the soldier and statesman who led the parliamentary forces during the English Civil War
Augustus by John Buchan( Book )
77 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,426 libraries worldwide
Ben shu yi yan ge xuan ze de shi liao wei yi ju,Yong liu chang de wen bi lun shu ao gu si dou de sheng ping he shi ye,Zhe zhong lun shu ta zai kai sa qu shi hou,Xian hou ji bai zhu yao dui shou,Zhang wo tong zhi da quan,Ji li wei hu di guo de he ping yu wen ding,Chuang li yuan shou zhi,Dui hou shi ying xiang hen da
Stories we tell by Sarah Polley( visu )
12 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,102 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
Huntingtower by John Buchan( Book )
129 editions published between 1910 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,087 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 )
163 editions published between 1917 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,012 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 )
138 editions published between 1924 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 989 libraries worldwide
England is at peace after the end of World War I. Spy-catcher, Richard Hannay, is enjoying the country life at Fosse Manor. However, Hannay's peace is shattered when a dangerous criminal gang kidnap three children of important national figures. The deadline for searching for the hostages is midsummer. Hannay joins forces with Sandy Arbuthnot to face this most difficult enemy, Dominick Medina, a seductive fallen angel, a master of thought control, and trusted by many of Britain's leaders, is a twisted product of the years shattered by war in Europe
John Macnab by John Buchan( Book )
94 editions published between 1925 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 849 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 800 libraries worldwide
Novel set in the Canadian north
The Island of Sheep by John Buchan( Book )
111 editions published between 1919 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 772 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 )
63 editions published between 1927 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 758 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 thirty-nine steps by John Buchan( Sound Recording )
88 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 731 libraries worldwide
In the days leading up to the First World War, typical everyman Richard Hannay finds himself caught in the middle of an anarchist plot to plunge Europe into chaos by assassinating the Greek Premier. However, when his American contact is murdered, Hannay makes it his duty to elude his enemies and save the Greek leader
Sick heart river by John Buchan( Book )
57 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 695 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 )
67 editions published between 1924 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 693 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 path of the king by John Buchan( Book )
77 editions published between 1919 and 2015 in English and held by 523 libraries worldwide
A collection of fourteen stories
The 39 steps by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
101 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 395 libraries worldwide
An innocent Canadian inadvertently involved in espionage and murder must stay a step ahead of both the police and the bad guys
The moon endureth; tales and fancies by John Buchan( Book )
42 editions published between 1912 and 2006 in English and held by 280 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names

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 personnalité politique britannique
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 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 1875-1940
Τζων Μπιούκαν
Бакен, Джон 1-й барон Твидсмур
Джон Бакен Твідсмур
בקן, ג'ון
بكان، جون، 1875-1940
جان باکن ژورنالیست، نویسنده، سرباز، و سیاست‌مدار بریتانیایی
جان بکن
جون بوشان
جون بوكان ، 1875-1940
바컨, 존 1875-1940
버칸, 죤 1875-1940
버컨, 존 1875-1940
존 버컨
バカン, ジョン
バッカン, ジョン
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