Greenmantle

By John Buchan

Format: Paperback

Richard Hannay sets off an a hair-raising journey through German-occupied Europe to meet his old friend, Sandy Arbuthnot in Constantinople. They struggle to subvert German espionage attempts in the Middle East and halt the further spread of pro-German sympathy in the Muslim world.Introduced by Christopher Hitchens.

Availability: In stock

RRP: £7.99

Price: £7.99

Special Price £7.19

Birlinn Limited

Birlinn publishes mostly non-fiction books, ranging from biography to history, military history and Scottish interest. Their imprints, Polygon Books, Arena Sport Books and John Donald Books, publish a wide variety of genres including culture, literary fiction, poetry and sports.

Product Description

Details

With an introduction by Christopher Hitchens. Richard Hannay is tasked to investigate rumours of an uprising in the Muslim world and takes off on a hair-raising journey through German-occupied Europe to meet up with his old friend Sandy Arbuthnot in Constantinople, where they must thwart the Germans' plans to use religion to help them win the war. Set during World War I, Greenmantle is a contraversial meditation on the power of political Islam (it was pulled from Radio 4's schedule at the time of the 7 July bombings).

Additional Information

Additional Information

Format Paperback
Imprint Birlinn Limited
Publication Date 7 Jun 2011
ISBN 9781846971976
Number of Pages 352

Customer Reviews

Write Your Own Review

Only registered users can write reviews. Please, log in or register

Press Reviews

'It's a special sort of book that can fire your imagination and transport you to worlds you've never known, but Greenmantle continues to take me on a trip, every time I read it' - Kevin Sampson

Also by this author

You may also like