The Thirty-Nine Steps

The Thirty-Nine Steps

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Considered by many to be one of the greatest adventure novels of all time, "The Thirty-Nine Steps" is John Buchan's most successful work. Set during the First World War, it is the story of Richard Hannay, an ordinary gentleman who finds himself mixed up in a plot to undermine the British war effort. A fugitive from the law, Hannay must race against time to try and stop the plot. "The Thirty-Nine Steps" is an exciting adventure of mystery and espionage that will thrill and delight readers both young and more

Product details

  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 127 x 198.12 x 7.62mm | 113.4g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1420927086
  • 9781420927085
  • 2,233,008

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"It is the dimension of the mysterious that makes Buchan's writing so unfailingly compelling."show more

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