Good: Gently used may contain ex-library markings, possibly has some minor highlighting, textual notations, and or underlining. Text is still easily readable. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: First published in 1923, this is now available in a brand new edition. It is set in 1745 during the Jacobite Rebellion. A thrilling tale of intrigue, as Alastair Maclean, a close confidant of Prince Charles Edward Stewart, secretly sets out to raise support for the Jacobite cause in England.
About the Author: Author of the iconic novel The Thirty-Nine Steps, John Buchan filled many roles including barrister, colonial administrator, publisher, Director of Intelligence, and Member of Parliament. The Thirty-Nine Steps, first in the Richard Hannay series, is widely regarded as the starting point for espionage fiction and was written to pass time while Buchan recovered from an illness. During the outbreak of the First World War, Buchan wrote propaganda for the British war effort, combining his skills as author and politician. In 1935 Buchan was appointed the 15th Governor General of Canada and established the Governor General s Literacy Award. Buchan was enthusiastic about literacy and the evolution of Canadian culture. He died in 1940 and received a state funeral in Canada before his ashes were returned to the United Kingdom.
Publisher: Benediction Classics
Book Condition: GOOD
Book Description Benediction Classics. Hardcover. Book Condition: GOOD. book was well loved but cared for. Possible ex-library copy with all the usual markings and stickers. Some light textual notes, highlighting and underling. Bookseller Inventory # 2782186630
Book Description Benediction Classics, 2011. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1849024685