Huntingtower (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Huntingtower (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by John Buchan
     
 

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Staid Scots grocer Dickson McCunn, 55, has a plan: Retire early and take it easy. But soon he is swept up in a daring plot to rescue a beautiful princess imprisoned by scheming Bolsheviks in the rambling mansion known as Huntingtower. This fast-moving 1922 thriller by the author of The Thirty-Nine Steps mixes the everyday with the fantastic.

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Staid Scots grocer Dickson McCunn, 55, has a plan: Retire early and take it easy. But soon he is swept up in a daring plot to rescue a beautiful princess imprisoned by scheming Bolsheviks in the rambling mansion known as Huntingtower. This fast-moving 1922 thriller by the author of The Thirty-Nine Steps mixes the everyday with the fantastic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411437470
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
02/22/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
324
File size:
260 KB

Meet the Author

John Buchan (1875-1940), first Baron Tweedsmuir, was a Scottish novelist and member of Parliament, who served as the Governor General of Canada. He wrote many novels as well as books on politics, history, biography, and criticism. But he is best known for his suspense novel The Thirty-Nine Steps, made into a film by Alfred Hitchcock.

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