by John Buchan
Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide 2009
Prester John, set more than a century ago in backwater South Africa, is the great grandfather of today's thrillers. Buchan gives his young hero plenty to do in sussing out and confronting a massive uprising by tribesmen who wish to slaughter all the white settlers for a hundred miles around.
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by John Buchan - ManyBooks
A novel set during the beginning of the Jamestown Colony, a saga about one man's struggle to survive and even find love in a land beset by trade controls with England enforced by pirates, religious strife, harsh environmental conditions, and more.
by John Buchan - W. Blackwood and Sons
A Lodge in the Wilderness (1906) is a quasi-novel about an imaginary conference arranged by a multi-millionaire, Francis Carey, at a lodge, Musuru, located on the East Kenyan Plateau some 9000 feet above sea level, to discuss Empire ...
by John Buchan - eBooks@Adelaide
Edward Leithen is given a year to live. Fearing he will die unfulfilled, he devotes his last months to seeking out and restoring to health Galliard, a young Canadian banker. Galliard is in remotest Canada searching for the River of the Sick Heart.
by John Buchan - Grosset & Dunlap
Buchan's best-known thriller (made into a movie by Alfred Hitchcock). He introduces here his most popular hero, Richard Hannay, who is an ordinary fellow caught up in the dangerous and dramatic race against a plot to devastate the British war effort.