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📙 The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan, narrator Caroline Miller


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Hanney, an expatriated Scot, returns from a long stay in South Africa to his flat in London. One night he is buttonholed by an American who appears to know of an anarchist plot to destabilise Europe, and claims to be in fear for his life. Hannay lets the American hide in his flat, and returns later to find that another man has been found shot dead in the same building, apparently a suicide. Four days later Hannay finds the American stabbed to death... Public Domain (P)2015 Caroline Miller

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"Too many steps in this story"

Decent spy story but the chase through the English countryside should have been half as long. There were also a few too many miraculous rescues to be believable.

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