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House of Stratus, Jan 2, 2009 - 108 pages
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When his friend Charles Pitt-Heron vanishes mysteriously, Sir Edward Leithen is at first only mildly concerned. But a series of strange events that follow Pitt-Heron's disappearance convince Leithen that he is dealing with a sinister secret society. Their codename is 'The Power-House'. The authorities are unable to act without evidence. As he gets deeper involved with the underworld, Leithen finds himself facing the enemy alone and in terrible danger.

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Review: The Power House (Sir Edward Leithen #1)

User Review  - Jared8randall - Goodreads

Buchan's writing style is witty and fun to read. People get in a tizzy because of all the mad coincidences in his "dime novels," well they're not seeing the point: it's a fun, short read. Leithen is my favorite Buchan character so far. The restaurant scene is gold. Read full review

Review: The Power House (Sir Edward Leithen #1)

User Review  - Ahmed Younis - Goodreads

Simple mystery with action mixed in one novel makes you feel like a child wrote the novel plus numerous places can make you get confused His experience in the First World War was so useful in this novel and the 39 steps He should be named Sir Arthur Conan Doyle the second for this :D Read full review


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