Wednesday, May 16, 2012

39 Books for a John Buchan Collection

The Thirty-Nine Steps by John BuchanAbeBooks: 39 Books for a John Buchan Collection: John Buchan is best known for his iconic novel The Thirty-Nine Steps. Frequently appearing in lists of the top 100 books of the 20th century, it is widely regarded as the starting point for espionage fiction and yet the novel was written to pass the time while Buchan recovered from illness.

1 comment:

George said...

John Buchan also played a big role in WWI writing propaganda. Fascinating guy!