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The Island of Sheep - Authorised Edition - cover

The Island of Sheep - Authorised Edition

John Buchan

Publisher: Polygon

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In this classic by the author of The Thirty-Nine Steps, a retiring hero’s past draws him into an action-packed adventure capped by a deadly standoff. A long-forgotten promise made by Richard Hannay finds him honor-bound to resolve a violent vendetta endangering the lives of a young father and his daughter from unscrupulous and desperate men. Hannay sets out on a high-octane chase from the rural tranquility of his English manor to the Scottish Borders, and ultimately to Scandinavia. On the remote Island of Sheep, a final confrontation begins, and everything will be decided, once and for all . . . This, the last of the Hannay adventures—and the last of Buchan’s novels to be published during his lifetime—is a rare gem of high drama interwoven with Buchan’s personal beliefs about the problems of a post-war world.Previously published as The Man from the Norlands
Available since: 08/25/2012.
Print length: 272 pages.

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