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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 creator of the “Einsteiner”, a bio-generated hardware working on human creative energy, has disappeared while the creativity has become the most valuable ...
Can you meet again after two hundred years? Science denies the possibility. Iris is a scientist, but when she finds herself in the pages of an antique book he...
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Iris’s life is way too perfect to be real. She’s always known, but when she finds a box of old pictures in the attic the curtains open onto a stage she could ...
After walking out of a traumatic past, Iris plays with science in a cutting edge lab. Iris is innocent but her games are not, and when she comes up with a dis...