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Salute to Adventurers
     

Salute to Adventurers

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by John Buchan
 

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A novel of action and excitement set in 17th century Virginia -- a challenging, untamed land.

John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, GCMG, GCVO, CH, PC , was a Scottish novelist, best known for his novel The Thirty-Nine Steps, and Unionist politician who served as Governor General of Canada.

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A novel of action and excitement set in 17th century Virginia -- a challenging, untamed land.

John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, GCMG, GCVO, CH, PC , was a Scottish novelist, best known for his novel The Thirty-Nine Steps, and Unionist politician who served as Governor General of Canada.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781539530978
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
10/15/2016
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

John Buchan, Baron Tweedsmuir, was a Scottish diplomat, barrister, journalist, historian, poet and novelist. He wrote adventure novels, short-story collections and biographies.

His passion for the Scottish countryside is reflected in much of his writing. Buchan's adventure stories are high in romance and are peopled by a large cast of characters. 'Richard Hannay', 'Dickson McCunn' and 'Sir Edward Leithen' are three that reappear several times.

Alfred Hitchcock adapted his most famous book 'The Thirty-Nine Steps', featuring Hannay, for the big screen.

Born in 1875 in Perth, Buchan was the son of a minister. Childhood holidays were spent in the Borders, for which he had a great love. He was educated at Glasgow University and Brasenose College, Oxford, where he was President of the Union. Called to the Bar in 1901, he became Lord Milner's assistant private secretary in South Africa. By 1907, however, he was working as a publisher with Nelson's. During the First World War Buchan was a correspondent at the Front for 'The Times', as well as being an officer in the Intelligence Corps and advisor to the War Cabinet.

Elected as a Conservative Member of Parliament for one of the Scottish Universities' seats in 1927, he was created Baron Tweedsmuir in 1935. From then, until his death in 1940, he served as Governor General of Canada, during which time he nevertheless managed to continue writing.

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Salute to Adventurers 3.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
He cheeks flush and she watches her, "Seriously?"
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Pads in
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Oh sorry. I thought this was part of the winter berries so i built a map, made myself leader advertised etc for res 17+ could i be deputy? Im very active, loyal, obeying etc.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A stone gray flecked with white pads in. He has a gild hoop in one ear and the other has a tear. He is bit chubby but strongly built. "Hello? I heard there were cats here an i was wondering if i could tag along?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
[ There's another double of here at res 8]
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A gray-blue tom with pale blue eyes pads in. "May I join?" He asked Silver.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
May i join?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
*multi, not multk.