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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...
A charming and deeply spiritual book charting a journalist's search for stories of transformative encounters with the mysterious Green Lady, guardian of the f...
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This is the journey of a mixed skin Nigerian raised in a dysfunctional home. Misguided and yearning for acceptance from society and his mediocre parents. Nola...
For young Mary, life was like a roller coaster. The bumpy ride blurred her vision and dreams, but she was not taken aback by them. When her father's fate chan...
Set in the fictional Central European country of Evallonia in the early 1930s. It concerns the involvement of some Scottish visitors in the overthrow of a cor...