Autor: John Buchan

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  • od 9.90zobacz oferty z 12 księgarni - premiera: 2016-05-23
    London, May 1914. Europe is close to the First World War. Richard Hannay, a Scotsman raised in Rhodesia is living in London, and finds American Franklin Scudder at his door. Scudder is a photographer and free-lance spy and has information about a...(więcej)
  • od 9.90zobacz oferty z 11 księgarni - premiera: 2017-07-18
    When Sir Edward Leithen leaves London to spend Whitsuntide as a guest at Flambard, he has no idea of the extraordinary sequence of events about to unfold. Among the collection of fellow guests, some of whom he knows and some he doesn’t, is the...(więcej)
  • -34% Castle Gay
    od 9.90zobacz oferty z 10 księgarni - premiera: 2017-07-15
    „Castle Gay” is the second of Buchan’s three Dickson McCunn books and is set in south west Scotland in the Dumfries and Galloway region in the 1920s. The plot revolves around the self-discovery of a media mogul named Craw, who is firstly the...(więcej)
  • od 9.90zobacz oferty z 10 księgarni - premiera: 2017-07-18
    A classic espionage and adventure novel set during The Great War, featuring the reckless Richard Hannay. Sequel to „The Thirty-Nine Steps” and precursor to Mr. Standfast. Tasked with unraveling a mysterious message, Hannay travels through...(więcej)
  • od 9.90zobacz oferty z 10 księgarni - premiera: 2017-07-15
    A true adventure story involving the unlikely hero Dickson McCunn, retired successful businessman and former greengrocer who sets out on a walking holiday in the Scottish Borders. There he meets a young English poet, and both soon become embroiled...(więcej)
  • od 9.90zobacz oferty z 10 księgarni - premiera: 2017-07-15
    „John Burnet of Barns” was Buchan’s first fully realised, full-length work of fiction. The author’s third novel is story of adventure, treachery and revenge, set in the Scottish Borders in the 17th century, telling of a young nobleman who...(więcej)
  • od 9.90zobacz oferty z 10 księgarni - premiera: 2017-07-16
    Written in 1925, the novel opens with three gentleman friends – lawyer Sir Edward Leithen, banker John Palliser-Yeates, and Cabinet member Charles Lord Lamancha – discovering that they all suffer a common and debilitating malady, a loss of...(więcej)
  • -34% Midwinter
    od 9.90zobacz oferty z 10 księgarni - premiera: 2017-07-16
    Regarded as one of the finest historical novels ever written, Jacobites, spies and thrilling intrigue are brought together by the master of suspense. As Bonnie Prince Charlie marches his army into England, his confidant Alastair Maclean is...(więcej)
  • od 9.90zobacz oferty z 10 księgarni - premiera: 2017-07-16
    World War I espionage thriller meets modern-day morality tale in „Mr. Standfast”, the third of five Richard Hannay novels written by acclaimed storyteller John Buchan. In this nail-biting adventure story, Hannay must outwit a foe far more...(więcej)
  • od 9.90zobacz oferty z 10 księgarni - premiera: 2017-07-18
    South Africa, 1900. After his father dies, nineteen-year-old David Crawfurd is sent off to South Africa to earn his living as a storekeeper in the back of beyond. A strange encounter on the journey suggests that dark deeds and treacherous...(więcej)
  • od 9.90zobacz oferty z 10 księgarni - premiera: 2017-07-17
    In John Buchan’s thrill-a-minute novel „Salute to Adventurers”, hero Andrew Garvald makes his way from the dreary moors of his native land to the deceptively bucolic landscape of early colonial America. A novel set during the beginning of...(więcej)
  • od 9.90zobacz oferty z 10 księgarni - premiera: 2017-07-18
    „Sick Heart River” is the fifth book in the Edward Leithen series. This is Buchan’s last novel, about a man who is dying, and it must reflect Buchan’s own efforts to come to terms with his looming demise."Sick Heart River” finds Leithen...(więcej)
  • od 9.90zobacz oferty z 10 księgarni - premiera: 2017-07-18
    In the mid-sixteenth century, Jean de Rohaine, a middle-aged French nobleman, journeys to Scotland in search of adventure and a new beginning. In Scotland he meets up with his old friend, Quentin Kennedy, who informs him of a great battle to be...(więcej)
  • od 9.90zobacz oferty z 10 księgarni - premiera: 2017-07-18
    Although this book was listed in a collection of Richard Hannay stories, Hannay makes only a brief appearance at the beginning. Begins in the pleasant atmosphere of a country house in the Scottish borders, where Richard Hannay is the guest of his...(więcej)
  • od 9.90zobacz oferty z 10 księgarni - premiera: 2017-07-18
    Vernon Milbourne, orphaned since childhood and haunted by a recurring dream, is friends with the protective lawyer and MP Sir Edward Leithen. An Aegean cruise takes them to the mysterious island of Plakos, where Vernon is fascinated by the...(więcej)
  • od 9.90zobacz oferty z 10 księgarni - premiera: 2017-07-18
    Set during the Napoleonic Wars, „The Free Fishers” is classic Buchan and his last historical novel. It’s a fast-paced tale of treason, espionage and romance. Anthony Lammas, a professor at the St. Andrews University, finds himself involved...(więcej)
  • od 9.90zobacz oferty z 10 księgarni - premiera: 2017-07-18
    Set in the closing years of the nineteenth century, „The Half-Hearted” tells the story of Lewis Haystoun, a dilettante and coward. Part I of the novel is a story of manners and romance in upper class Scotland. Part II is an adventure story on...(więcej)
  • od 9.90zobacz oferty z 10 księgarni - premiera: 2017-07-18
    Third and final part of the Dickson McCunn trilogy, where he and the usual sidekicks fall into a plot involving an exiled prince’s attempt to regain the throne despite the efforts of bad guys to keep him from it. The novel is set in the...(więcej)
  • od 9.90zobacz oferty z 10 księgarni - premiera: 2017-07-18
    Sir Richard Hannay, retired mining engineer, lives a comfortable suburban life outside London, but feels old age and stodginess coming on and longs to have his mettle tested again. He gets his chance when a promise he made years ago in Rhodesia,...(więcej)
  • od 9.90zobacz oferty z 10 księgarni - premiera: 2017-07-18
    „The Magic Walking Stick” is a children’s short story by John Buchan. Our hero is a teenage boy who buys a walking stick from a beggar – a magic walking stick that allows the boy to visit many places at his command... It is a fantastical...(więcej)
  • od 9.90zobacz oferty z 10 księgarni - premiera: 2017-07-18
    We wonder that so great a man as Abraham Lincoln should spring from humble people – but who knows what his more distant ancestry might have been? In a series of dramatic chapters, Mr. Buchan tells what he imagines to have been the ancestry of...(więcej)
  • od 9.90zobacz oferty z 10 księgarni - premiera: 2017-07-18
    Edward Leithen is a young British lawyer who learns that one of his Oxford contemporaries, Charles Pitt-Heron, has just disappeared. Leithen learns from Pitt-Heron’s wife that he has been forced to flee. But a series of strange events that...(więcej)
  • od 9.90zobacz oferty z 10 księgarni - premiera: 2017-07-18
    The story re-introduces the reader to an older Richard Hannay, married and the father of a young son, living on a country estate. Our hero is pulled out of retirement by his old comrade, Bullivant, asking him to help track down three missing...(więcej)
  • -34% Witch Wood
    od 9.90zobacz oferty z 10 księgarni - premiera: 2017-07-18
    John Buchan’s own favourite among his novels, in which he dealt with the hypocrisy which can lie close to the surface of apparently god-fearing respectability. The story is set in the Scottish Borders during the civil war and the main character...(więcej)
  • od 9.90zobacz oferty z 9 księgarni - premiera: 2017-06-25
    John Buchan (1875-1940) was a Scottish novelist and historian and also served as Canadas Governor General. His 100 works include nearly thirty novels, seven collections of short stories and biographies. But, the most famous of his books were the...(więcej)

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