Publish date: November 3rd 2006
Publisher: Hard Press
Pages no: 204
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Spy Thriller
Series: Richard Hannay (#2)
This is the second of John Buchan's WWI spy thrillers featuring British colonial hero supreme Richard Hannay (he's South African, but possesses all the Empire's virtues). Unlike The Thirty-Nine Steps, which is placed in the run-up to the war, this story throws Hannay and his various associates right...
Well, this is one of those old thrillers from the British Empire that is also set during World War I, and is a kind of propaganda piece about the greatness of the British, and the fallibility of the Boche (a pejorative term for German soldiers). John Buchan wrote a series of adventures featuring Ric...
Stars David Robb.Richard Hannay, hero of The Thirty-Nine Steps, travels across war-torn Europe on the trail of a German plot and an Islamic Messiah.More adventuresome than 39 steps