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The Thirty-Nine Steps

The Thirty-Nine Steps is an adventure novel by the Scottish author John Buchan. It first appeared as a serial in Blackwood's Magazine in August and September 1915 before being published in book form in October that year by William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh. It is the first of five novels featuring Richard Hannay, an all-action hero with a stiff upper lip and a miraculous knack for getting himself out of sticky situations.

John Buchan wrote The Thirty-Nine Steps while he was ill in bed with a duodenal ulcer, an illness which remained with him all his life. The novel was his first "shocker", as he called it - a story combining personal and political dramas. The novel marked a turning point in Buchan’s literary career and introduced his famous adventuring hero, Richard Hannay. He described a "shocker" as an adventure where the events in the story are unlikely and the reader is only just able to believe that they really happened. (from wikipedia.org)

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The Thirty-Nine Steps is an adventure novel by the Scottish author John Buchan. It first appeared as a serial in Blackwood's Magazine in August and September 1915 before being published in book form in October that year.
The 39 Steps (1935 film)
This film is based on the adventure novel The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan. It was directed by Alfred Hitchcock and released in 1935.

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The Thirty-Nine Steps
By John Buchan. This edition is licensed under a Creative Commons Licence. Table of Contents. 1. The Man Who Died. 2. The Milkman Sets Out on his Travels. ...
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The Thirty Nine Steps
By John Buchan, 1875-1940. Publisher: New York, G. H. Doran company. Digitizing Sponsor: Kahle/Austin Foundation. Book Contributor: The Library of Congress.
The Thirty-nine Steps
Author: John Buchan, 1875-1940. Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap. Language: English. Digitizing sponsor: Google. Book from the collections of: Harvard University.

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The Thirty-nine Steps
LibriVox recording of The Thirty-nine Steps by John Buchan. Reading by Adrian Praetzellis. Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text.