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By John Buchan

* superbly illustrated with pictures in relation to Buchan’s existence and works

* Concise introductions to the novels and different texts

* ALL 29 novels, with person contents tables

* specific sequence contents desk for the Richard Hannay and Dickson McCunn novels

* Even comprises infrequent works, just like the children’s novel THE MAGIC WALKING-STICK and the author’s final novel THE lengthy TRAVERSE, showing right here for the 1st time

* photos of ways the books have been first published, giving your eReader a style of the unique texts

* first-class formatting of the novels and different works

* numerous novels are illustrated with their unique artwork

* detailed chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry and the fast stories

* simply find the poems or brief tales you must read

* the full brief tales and poetry, totally listed in chronological order

* contains a number of Buchan’s non-fiction, together with his celebrated biographies on Sir Walter Scott, Lord Minto and King George V

* positive aspects Buchan’s infrequent autobiography, released almost immediately after his dying – discover Buchan’s literary life!

* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Richard Hannay Series

The Dickson McCunn Trilogy

The Edward Leithen Novels

The Novels

SIR QUIXOTE OF THE MOORS

JOHN BURNET OF BARNS

A misplaced girl OF previous YEARS

THE HALF-HEARTED

A resort within the WILDERNESS

PRESTER JOHN

THE POWER-HOUSE

THE THIRTY-NINE STEPS

SALUTE TO ADVENTURERS

GREENMANTLE

MR STANDFAST

THE course OF A KING

HUNTINGTOWER

MIDWINTER

THE 3 HOSTAGES

JOHN MACNAB

THE GODDESS FROM THE SHADES

WITCH WOOD

THE MAGIC WALKING-STICK

THE COURTS OF THE MORNING

CASTLE GAY

THE BLANKET OF THE DARK

THE hole within the CURTAIN

A PRINCE OF THE CAPTIVITY

THE unfastened FISHERS

THE apartment OF THE 4 WINDS

THE ISLAND OF SHEEP

SICK center RIVER

THE lengthy TRAVERSE

The brief Stories

LIST OF brief tales IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

LIST OF brief tales IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

The Poetry

LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

Selected Non-Fiction

THE AFRICAN COLONY

A publication OF ESCAPES AND moved quickly JOURNEYS

LORD MINTO: A MEMOIR

MONTROSE: A HISTORY

SIR WALTER SCOTT

THE KING’S GRACE

The Autobiography

MEMORY HOLD-THE-DOOR

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Galilei has made discoveries th at will revolutionize our concept of the universe. CURATOR : Mr. Galilei provided the city with a first-rate water pump and the irrigation works he designed function splendidly. How was I to expect this? GALILEO (still at the telescope ) : Not so fast, Priuli. I may CURATOR : • . Scene Three I 61 be on the track of a very large gadget. Certain of the stars appear to have regular movements. If there were a clock in the sky, it could be seen from anywhere. That might be useful for your shipowners .

Have you run across any­ thing about that? GA L I L E O : No. But I noticed something on Tuesday that might prove a step towards even that. Where's Jupi­ ter? There are four lesser stars near Jupiter. I hap­ pened on them on Monday but didn't take any par­ ticular note of their position . On Tuesday I looked again . I could have sworn they had moved. They have changed again. Tell me what you see. SAGREDO : I only see three. GA LI L E o : Where's the fourth? Let's get the charts and settle down to work.

Where's Jupi­ ter? There are four lesser stars near Jupiter. I hap­ pened on them on Monday but didn't take any par­ ticular note of their position . On Tuesday I looked again . I could have sworn they had moved. They have changed again. Tell me what you see. SAGREDO : I only see three. GA LI L E o : Where's the fourth? Let's get the charts and settle down to work. SAGREDO They work and the lights dim. The lights go is near dawn. up again. It The only place the fourth can be is round at the back of the larger star where we cannot see it.

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