by John Buchan
Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide 2005
In Greenmantle (1916), a classic tale of espionage and adventure, Richard Hannay, hero of The Thirty-Nine Steps, travels across war-torn Europe on the trail of a German plot and an Islamic Messiah. He is joined by three more of Buchan's heroes: Peter Pienaar, the old Boer scout; John S. Blenkiron, the American determined to fight the Kaiser; and Sandy Arbuthnot -- Greenmantle himself. Together they move in disguise through Germany to Constantinople and the Russian border in order to face their enemies.
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