Mr. Standfast
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Mr. Standfast by John Buchan

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Published by Wordsworth .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementJohn Buchan.
SeriesWordsworth Classics, Wordsworth Classics
The Physical Object
Pagination287p. ;
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22590738M
ISBN 101853262250

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Dec 11,  · Although Mr. Standfast is a sequel to The Thirty-Nine Steps, it offers far more characterisation and philosophy than the earlier book. For its pace and suspense, its changes of scenery and thrilling descriptions of the last great battles against the Germans, Mr Standfast offers everything that has made its author so enduringly judybwolfman.coms: Check out this great listen on FNH Audio presents an unabridged reading of Mr Standfast. In this thrilling adventure, Richard Hannay the star of The Thirty-Nine Steps and Greenmantle, returns to continue his personal battle against the enemies of Great Britain during the Great War. Th. The Cage of the Wild Birds The Storm Breaks in the West How an Exile Returned to His Own People The Summons Comes for Mr Standfast. NOTE. The earlier adventures of Richard Hannay, to which occasional reference is made in this narrative, are recounted in The Thirty Nine Steps and Greenmantle Continue reading book >>5/5(2). Jan 22,  · Mr StandfastJohn BuchanIn this nail-biting adventure story, Hannay must outwit a foe far more intelligent than himself; muster the courage to propose to the lovely, clever Mary Lamington; and survive a brutal war. Although Mr. Standfast is a sequel to /5.

The book is a bit slow at times, and the values that form its backbone are often foreign. The third of the Richard Hannay novels beginning with The 39 Steps, Mr. Standfast may be the weakest of the series. Like the second book, Greenmantle, it is set during WWI, and once again Hannay is pulled off the front lines with orders to infiltrate a /5(K). Mr. Standfast (Wordsworth Classics) Mr Standfast by John Buchan. You Searched For: Dispatched, from the UK, within 48 hours of ordering. This book is in good condition but will show signs of previous ownership. Please expect some creasing to the spine and/or minor damage to the cover. Damaged cover. The cover of is slightly damaged for. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Summons Comes For Mr Standfast. PART 1 1. C HAPTER 1. T HE W ICKET-G ATE. I spent one-third of my journey looking out of the window of a first-class carriage, the next in a local motor-car following the course of a trout stream in a shallow valley, and .

Book Description HTML In Mr Standfast (), the third of the four novels featuring Richard Hannay, Hannay is brought out of the battlefield to perform the desperate task of tracking down and destroying a network of German spies. Mr. Standfast. John BUCHAN ( - ) There are also a fair number of unpronounceable Gaelic names. A further warning: this book was published in and it reflects a certain number of standards and mores of the day. It is by no means free of racist remarks and attitudes, and it is quite clear that Hannay has no use for pacifists. This is the third of Buchan's Richard Hannay novels, following The Thirty-nine Steps and Greenmantle. Set, like Greenmantle, durinig World War I, it deals Brigadier-General Hannay's recall from the Western Front, to engage in espionage, and forced (much to his chagrin) to pose as a pacifist. He. When Richard Hannay, the hero of The Thirty-nine Steps, is recalled by the Head of British Intelligence from the Western Front at a critical moment in the battle for France, he has little idea that his contribution to the war effort will be much more crucial than the command of his Brigade in Flanders. In his strange odyssey to unravel the most sinister of conspiracies 'to defeat the allies in 5/5(2).