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Thirty-nine Steps (Penguin Classics) (04 Edition)

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Famous as the basis for several films, including the brilliant 1935 version directed by Alfred Hitchcock, The Thirty-Nine Steps is a classic of early twentieth-century popular literature.

Richard Hannay has just returned to England after years in South Africa and is thoroughly bored with his life in London. But then a murder is committed in his flat, just days after a chance encounter with an American who had told him about an assassination plot that could have dire international consequences. An obvious suspect for the police and an easy target for the killers, Hannay goes on the run in his native Scotland where he will need all his courage and ingenuity to stay one step ahead of his pursuers.

Synopsis:

The first time in Penguin Classics for the orignal spy thriller.

About the Author

John Buchan (1875–1940)—one-time barrister, member of Parliament, soldier, publisher, historical biographer, and govenor-general of Canada—is best remembered as the author of popular adventure novels.

John Keegan, one of the most distinguished contemporary military historians, is the author of numerous books, including The Face of Battle and The Book of War: 25 Centuries of Great War Writing.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780141441177
Editor:
Buchan, John
Other:
Buchan, John
Other:
Buchan, John
Introduction by:
Keegan, John
Introduction:
Keegan, John
Editor:
Keegan, John
Author:
Buchan, John
Author:
Keegan, John
Editor:
Keegan, John
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
World War, 1914-1918
Subject:
Intelligence service
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Spy stories
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Penguin Classics
Publication Date:
20040931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
7.90x5.06x.36 in. .25 lbs.
Age Level:
18-17

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