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Buchan, John

Works: 12 works in 34 publications in 3 languages and 1,753 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Documentary films  Short stories  Spy stories  Detective and mystery fiction  Drama  Adventure stories  Radio plays  Suspense fiction  Spy radio programs 
Roles: Author, Interviewee
Classifications: PR6003.U13, 823.912
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Most widely held works about John Buchan
Most widely held works by John Buchan
Stories we tell by Sarah Polley( Visual )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "genre-twisting film by director Sarah Polley, who investigates the elusive truths of her eclectic family of storytellers as she playfully interrogates a cast of characters who each relate their version of the family mythology. Polley reveals the essence of family as she uncovers the secrets buried deep within-- "--Container
Great classic stories : [22 unabridged classics]( Recording )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reginald on house parties / Saki - The Sphinx without a secret / Oscar Wilde -- Tobermory / Saki -- On being idle / Jerome K. Jerome -- For better or worse / W.W. Jacobs -- The model millionaire / Oscar Wilde -- The garden of truth / E. Nesbit -- The cat that walked by himself / Rudyard Kipling -- The girl from Arles / Alphonse Daudet -- Mr. & Mrs. Dove / Katherine Mansfield -- Georgie Porgie / Rudyard Kipling -- Caterpillars / E.F. Benson -- Lost hearts / M.R. James -- Ship to Tarshish / John Buchan -- The tell-tale heart / Edgar Allan Poe -- The man of the night / Edgar Wallace -- Dr. Heidegger's experiment / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- B 24 / Arthur Conan Doyle -- Pat Hobby & Orson Welles / F. Scott Fitzgerald - Mad / Guy de Maupassant -- The black cat / Edgar Allan Poe -- The monkey's paw / W.W. Jacobs
Great classic stories 3 : 20 unabridged classics( Recording )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The third volume in CSA Word's highly acclaimed Great Classic Stories series brings a listener the best classic tales from years and authors gone by."--Container
Great classic stories 2 : [20 unabridged classics] by Edgar Allan Poe( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This wonderful collection of short stories includes work by some of literature's most treasured names, with inspired readings by gifted actors.This superlative treasury includes the following stories: "Young Goodman Brown" by Nathaniel Hawthorne, read by John Chancer"The Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allan Poe, read by Robert Fass"Cousin William" by Harriet Beecher Stowe, read by Kate Fenton"How I Edited an Agricultural Paper" by Mark Twain, read by Bronson Pinchot"A Piece of String" by Guy Le Maupassant, read by Cornelius Garrett"Angela, an Inverted Love Story" by W. S. Gilbert, read by Cameron Stewart"Oh! The Public" by Anton Chekhov, read by Cameron Stewart"The Nightingale and the Rose" by Oscar Wilde, read by John Telfer"The Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin, read by Jennifer Woodward"A Coward" by Edith Wharton, read by John Chancer"A Jury of Her Peers" by Susan Glaspell, read by Jennifer Woodward"Araby" by James Joyce, read by John Telfer"The Mark on the Wall" by Virginia Woolf, read by Sarah LeFevre"The Interlopers" by Saki, read by Bill Wallis"Head and Shoulders" by F. Scott Fitzgerald, read by Stephen R. Thorne"The Stranger" by Katherine Mansfield, ready by John Telfer"The Blind Man" by D. H. Lawrence, read by Ric Jerrom"Nuns at Luncheon" by Aldous Huxley, read by Simon Vance
The path of the king by John Buchan( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is the true root of royal blood? A young Viking prince is stranded in a strange world with nothing but a band of gold. Through the turmoil of history, the band of gold is passed from generation to generation. Encounter the struggles of Jeanne of Arc, the strife of the persecuted Huguenots and the perils of the American Frontier. Follow this convoluted, yet heroic path to the making of one of history's greatest leaders
Greenmantle by John Buchan( Book )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deployed to the Middle East during the First World War, British secret agent Richard Hannay must stop the Germans and Turks from creating an uprising in the Muslim World'an uprising that would prove devastating to Allied efforts to win the war. Forced to find his own way through enemy territory to rendezvous with his friend and comrade Sandy Arbuthnot, Richard's survival depends on figuring out the enemy's plan and stopping it before it is too late.</ Revisiting the memorable characters from <The Thirty-Nine Steps</, <Greenmantle</ is one of two Richard Hannay novels set during the First World War. <The Thirty-Nine Steps</ and its four sequels established John Buchan as an original thriller writer and pioneer of espionage fiction.</ HarperPerennial Classics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.>
The thirty-nine steps by John Buchan( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

May 1914: Europe is on the brink of war. London is riddled with spies. Richard Hannay has just returned from Rhosesia, and intends to begin a new, quiet, sedentary life. But a shady man named Franklin Scudder calls on him for help. Scudder is a freelance spy who has just uncovered a German plot to murder the Greek Premier, thus forcing Europe into war. He is the only man living to have penetrated into the ring of German spies who call themselves the Black Stone. Scudder tells Hannay all he knows. The next day, Scudder is murdered in Hannay's apartment. Now Hannay must continue Scudder's work. And so, with the Black Stone and the police on his trail, Hannay is chased across the wild country of Scotland. And while dodging his pursuers, he somehow has to find a way to contact the right people with British Intelligence. For if Scudder's code book falls into the hands of the enemy, all is lost
A history of the Great War by John Buchan( Book )

4 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories we tell (1 disc)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Actress and director Sarah Polley explores the truth behind a family secret
The thirty-nine steps and the power-house by John Buchan( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Famous mystery and international spy story
John Macnab by John Buchan( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three successful but bored friends in their mid-forties decide to turn to poaching. They are Sir Edward Leithen, lawyer, Tory Member of Parliament (MP), and ex-Attorney General; John Palliser-Yeates, banker and sportsman; and Charles, Earl of Lamancha, former adventurer and present Tory Cabinet Minister. Under the collective name of John Macnab, they set up in the Highland home of Sir Archie Roylance, a disabled war hero who wishes to be a Conservative MP
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Great classic stories : [22 unabridged classics]
Great classic stories 3 : 20 unabridged classicsGreat classic stories 2 : [20 unabridged classics]The path of the kingA history of the Great War