Mr Standfast

Description

'A writer touched by genius' - "The New Criterion". 'Between Kipling and Fleming stands John Buchan ...the father of the modern spy thriller' - Christopher Hitchens. 'Eat your heart out, Jason Bourne' - "Evening Standard". Recalled from active service on the Western Front, Richard Hannay is sent undercover on a crucial secret mission to find a dangerous German agent at large in Britain. Disguised as a pacifist, Hannay travels from London to Glasgow to the Scottish Highlands and Islands in his search, which eventually ends in a spectacular climax above the battlefields of Europe. John Buchan's inside knowledge of trench warfare and government intelligence lend a formidable realism to this superlative spy story. This is a nail-biting classic from a master storyteller.

Details

Author(s)
John Buchan
Format
Paperback | 304 pages
Dimensions
130 x 198 x 25mm | 331g
Publication date
01 Sep 2010
Publisher
Birlinn General
Imprint
Polygon An Imprint of Birlinn Limited
Publication City/Country
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Language
English
Edition statement
Reprint
ISBN10
1846971551
ISBN13
9781846971556
Bestsellers rank
229,973

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