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Huntingtower By John Buchan

Huntingtower by John Buchan

Condition - Very Good
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Summary

Dickson McCunn sets out on a walking holiday in the Scottish Borders. A chance encounter with a young English poet see's them both embroiled in the plot of an international gang to capture a Russian princess. With the help of the Gorbals Die-hards they finally frustrate and defeat the gang.

Huntingtower Summary

Huntingtower by John Buchan

After selling his business, rich middle-aged merchant Dickson McCunn decides to set out on a walking holiday in the Scottish Borders. There he meets a young English poet, and both soon become embroiled in the plot of an international gang to capture a Russian princess. With the help of the Gorbals Die-hards, an indomitable gang of urchins from Glasgow, they frustrate and finally defeat the gang. And in the process Dickson happens to discover a new meaning to life ...

About John Buchan

John Buchan was a Scottish diplomat, barrister, journalist, historian, poet and novelist. He published nearly thirty novels and seven collections of short stories. He was born in Perth, an eldest son, and studied at Glasgow and Oxford. In 1901 he became a barrister of the Middle Temple and a private secretary to the High Commissioner for South Africa. In 1907 he married Susan Charlotte Grosvenor and they subsequently had four children. After spells as a war correspondent, Lloyd George's Director of Information and Conservative MP, Buchan moved to Canada in 1935 where he served as Governor General until his death in 1940.

Additional information

GOR005073303
9781846972232
184697223X
Huntingtower by John Buchan
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Birlinn General
2012-06-18
256
N/A
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