One of the most original and best adventure stories ever told, with spies, thrilling chase scenes, and explosions. With an introduction by Stella Rimington.
May 1914. Britain is on the eve of war with Germany. Richard Hannay is living a quiet life in London, but after a chance encounter with a mysterious stranger he stumbles into a hair-raising adventure—a desperate hunt across the country and against the clock, pursued by the police and a cunning, ruthless enemy. Hannay’s life and the security of Britain are in grave peril, and everything rests on the solution to a baffling enigma: What are the thirty-nine steps?
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About John Buchan
JOHN BUCHAN was born in Perth in 1875, the son of a Scottish Presbyterian minister, and educated at Glasgow. He gained a first at Oxford University, where he began writing, producing two volumes of essays, four novels and two collections… More about John Buchan
Published by Random House Audio Jan 01, 1994| 810 Minutes| ISBN 9781415910320