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John Buchan


About the Author

John Buchan (1875–1940) was born in Perth, Scotland, and educated at Oxford where he published five books and won several awards, including one for poetry. He went on to be a barrister, a member of parliament, a soldier, a publisher, a historical biographer, and—in 1935—he became the Governor-General of Canada. Today he is best remembered as the author of his perennially popular adventure novels.

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