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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...
The Gospel of John tells us Jesus loved him and the Lord wept over the loss of his friend. What we cannot glean from the Gospels is how Jesus and Lazarus came...
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Daniel Defoe, author, diplomat, spy for the British government had a life almost as interesting as his books. This tale centers around his time in Scotland an...
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In this superbly-crafted historical fiction novel, first published in 2013, Dorset lad Tom Andrews escapes the hangman’s noose only to find himself shanghaied...
Michael, an artist charged with a crime he claims he didn’t commit and John, a self-confessed heroin smuggler are brought together in the primitive and over-c...