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Author: John Buchan
Salute To Adventure is an exciting chronicle featuring conflicts of man vs. nature and man vs. man alike. Action, self-discovery, and the resolve to make the most of one's life distinguish this involving narrative.
The language being rustic and old scots and english contains many unfamiliar words but it is one of the best books I have read in a long time and I read 2 or 3 books each week. I cannot recomend too highly. Thank you John Buchan
not a bad example of the genre - all the normal expected content. Probably a bit ahead of its time at the time - not all Indians were savages. Worth reading but not spectacular.
"Prester John" tells the tale of John Laputa, a celebrated Zulu minister who has taken the title of the mythical priest-king Prester John.
South Africa, 19...
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In this 1915 story--possibly the first modern spy novel--Buchan's perennial protagonist, Richard Hannay, averts the assassination of a world leader.
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 Sco...
The Half-Hearted tells the story of Lewis Haystoun, a dilettante and coward. At a Scottish country house party hosted by Lady Manorwater, Lewis falls for Alic...
“Dear Mum, we have just moved into our new house, although there’s nothing much new about it. It’s called Wychetts and is falling to bits. There’s no electric...
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Introducing a new character called Major Dickey, a highly decorated officer from Indian Army helping state police to come to grips with problems having inter...
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An Honest Man begins the trilogy. From the humble roots of an 1864 immigrant from the Guang, his Shoshone wife and their little hardware store in Tahoe City, ...
Rolling Thunder is an historical novel about the decisive role politics played during the Vietnam war. Its characters range from men in the field to the P...