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Mr. Standfast

John Buchan

Mr. Standfast

by John Buchan

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Wordsworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

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

Mr. Standfast (Richard Hannay Book 3) and over million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more. Books › Mystery, Thriller & Suspense › Thrillers & Suspense Share. $ + $ Delivery In stock. Ships from and sold by Reviews: Editions for Mr. Standfast: X (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in ),

Hannay faces an array of perils in ‘Mr Standfast’, in rough order of danger they are; the German Army, German Spies, Pacifists, Glaswegians, The Proletariat Mob, Highlanders, Disgraced German Aristocrat Spymasters Driven Mad By Being Disgraced And German And Aristocratic and, most dangerous and unpredictable of all, ladies/5(11). Jan 01,  · ‎Mr. Standfast is a classic story of espionage, Richard Hannay is recalled from duty on the Western Front in the latter years of the First World War. Hannay is sent back to London to uncover a German plot the could turn the tide of the war/5(18).

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Mr. Standfast by John Buchan Download PDF EPUB FB2

Standfast is the third book in my Buchan of the Month reading project. Before I say anymore, I’ll confess that Mr. Standfast is a book I’ve read many times before and it happens to be one of my favorite Buchan books (alongside Sick Heart River, which I shall be reading later this year)/5.

Dec 11,  · Mr. Standfast on astonmartingo.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. OK, I've had a hard time deciding how to rate this book. I think the story itself was a little weak compared to the twists and turns of modern spy thrillers, but I am absolutely enthralled in how the story was told/5(40).

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 astonmartingo.coms: Check out this great listen on astonmartingo.com 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.

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. Standfast book 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.

Mr. Standfast book 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).

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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.

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.

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). Dec 12,  · Buy Mr.

Standfast by John Buchan from Amazon's Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction/5(60). Jul 01,  · Mr. Standfast. John Buchan. (4 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more.

You can also read the full text online using our ereader. The third part of a trilogy which begins with The Thirty-Nine Steps and Greenmantle/5(4). LibriVox recording of Mr. Standfast, by John astonmartingo.com by Nicholas Clifford 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.

I think this is the best book in the Hannay series Mr Standfast has so much going on in it that you really need to listen to it more than once. Buchan had really reached his stride by the time he came to this book and wove a compelling and intricate story around his hero and recurring characters.

Once more, the characters have become a little more mature, and Mr Standfast finds our beloved Peter Pienaar, after his glorious hour as a hero of the RAF, hobbling around a German prison camp with only a copy of Pilgrim's Progress to keep him sane.

Peter's letters, full of musings on the nature of courage, form the heart and soul of the book. 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 popular.

Mr Standfast is the third of five Richard Hannay novels by John Buchan, first published in by Hodder & Stoughton, London. It is one of two Hannay novels set during the First World War, the other being Greenmantle (); Hannay's first and best-known adventure, The Thirty-Nine Steps (), is set in the period immediately before the war started.Mr Standfast is the third of five Richard Hannay novels by John Buchan.

It is one of two Hannay novels set during the First World War, the other being Greenmantle. The title refers to a character in John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, to which there are many other references in the novel.Greenmantle is the second of five novels by John Buchan featuring the character of Richard Hannay, first published in by Hodder & Stoughton, astonmartingo.com is one of two Hannay novels set during the First World War, the other being Mr Standfast (); Hannay's first and best-known adventure, The Thirty-Nine Steps (), is set in the period immediately preceding the astonmartingo.com: John Buchan.