John Buchan and the Thirty-nine Steps

an Exploration

By John Burnett, Kate Mackay

Format: Paperback

A timely look at John Buchan's much-loved pre-First-World-War novel - what inspired it, its themes and metaphors - and at how much of the author's own swlf and experiences are in it.

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Set in the months before the outbreak of the Great War and in print for almost 100 years The Thirty-Nine Steps is John Buchan's most popular novel. This timely look at the book - what inspired it, its themes and metaphors - and at its author - how much of John Buchan's own self and experiences are in it - will greatly enhance the reader's enjoyment.

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Format Paperback
Imprint National Museums of Scotland Enterprises - Publishing
Publication Date 22 Apr 2014
ISBN 9781905267873
Number of Pages 144

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' ... It doesn't matter how many times you have read "The Thirty-Nine Steps", this book will allow you to see it through fresh eyes and appreciate it even more deeply.' Undiscovered Scotland

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