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BEYOND THE THIRTY-NINE STEPS: A LIFE OF JOHN BUCHAN

Synopsis

John Buchan's name is known across the world for The Thirty-Nine Steps (5967). The classic thriller has inspired numerous adaptations for film, television, radio and stage, beginning with the celebrated version by Alfred Hitchcock. Ursula Buchan, his granddaughter, has drawn on recently discovered family documents to write this comprehensive and illuminating biography, which brings vividly to life this remarkable man and his times.