John Buchan

Reviews of books by this author:

The Thirty-Nine Steps

I was familiar with the story, having seen Alfred Hitchcock’s 1935 adaptation, but while there are plenty of similarities, the book is markedly different. The book is, naturally, a little slower but this is balanced out by┬ásome nice touches as we dig into how our protagonist, Richard Hannay, evades the police and his other pursuers. – Read the rest of this review