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Buchan, John

Works: 10 works in 214 publications in 3 languages and 2,015 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Spy stories  Detective and mystery fiction  Adventure stories  Drama  Radio plays  Suspense fiction  Spy radio programs  Radio adaptations 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6003.U13, 823.912
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about John Buchan
Most widely held works by John Buchan
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
Greenmantle by John Buchan( Book )

120 editions published between 1916 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each volume in the "Collector's Library" series has a specially commissioned Afterword, brief biography of the author and a further reading list. The Afterword for this edition of is by Ned Halley.Following his adventures foiling the plans of the Black Stone gang in "The Thirty-Nine Steps", Richard Hannay is called in to investigate rumours of an uprising in the Muslim world, and undertakes a perilous journey through enemy territory to meet up with his friend Sandy in Constantinople. Once there, he and his friends must thwart the Germans' plans to use religion to help them win the war, climaxing at the battle of Erzurum.As well as being a gripping adventure story, "Greenmantle" is surprisingly modern in the concept of using a Jihad to mobilise Muslim forces, and is disturbingly relevant to the modern world
The thirty-nine steps by John Buchan( Recording )

31 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Thirty-Nine Steps introduces John Buchan's most famous hero, Richard Hannay, who, despite claiming to be an "ordinary fellow," is caught up in the dramatic race against a plot to devastate the British war effort
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
John Macnab by John Buchan( Book )

45 editions published between 1925 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 51 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
The path of the king by John Buchan( Recording )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 18 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
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

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
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.23 (from 0.15 for Great clas ... to 0.83 for San shi ji ...)

Great classic stories : [22 unabridged classics]
English (194)

Spanish (1)

Chinese (1)

GreenmantleThe thirty-nine stepsGreat classic stories 3 : 20 unabridged classicsGreat classic stories 2 : [20 unabridged classics]John MacnabThe path of the kingA history of the Great War