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Huntingtower

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Author: John Buchan

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Buchan's hero, a Scottish grocer, teams up with a poet to investigate a house inhabited by two women, one of whom may be a princess in distress. Set in Scotland, it follows the adventures of Dickson McCunn, a newly retired grocer planning a modest walking holiday in the hills of south-west Scotland, where he meets John Heritage, a young English poet. However, their peaceful, idyllic ramblings soon turn into adventure, when they discover that two woman are being held captive at a local mansion - one of them a Russian princess.

Sue Salley

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pjbram

I have read this book several times, and each time I find more to like about it.


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