The 39 Steps

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Houghton Mifflin, 1943 - Detective and mystery stories, English - 120 pages
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Buchan introduces his most famous hero, Richard Hannay, who, despite claiming to be an "ordinary fellow", is caught up in the dramatic race against a plot to devastate the British war effort. Hannay is hunted across the Scottish moors by police and spy-ring alike, and must outwit his intelligent and pitiless enemy in the corridors of Whitehall and, finally, at the site of the mysterious thirty-nine steps.

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Review: The 39 Steps: A Play

User Review  - G. Adams - Goodreads

Has some pretty demanding technical needs - mainly space-wise. But a very fun, borderline absurdist show. The end was a little bit flat for me, but that is normal for this type of show. Read full review

Review: The 39 Steps: A Play

User Review  - Nicholas Hopkins - Goodreads

This was a quick funny read. It is a potboiler pulp fiction novel turned into a very good movie turned into a hilarious play. Four actors play dozens of parts with minimal sets and props. The script ... Read full review


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