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- DescriptionThree high-flying men who suffer from boredom concoct a plan to cure it. They inform 3 Scottish estates that they will poach from each two stags and a salmon. They sign collectively as 'John McNab' and await the responses. Part of the Leithen Stories series, this novel discusses the hunting, shooting and fishing lifestyle in Highland Scotland.
- Author BiographyOne of Alfred Hitchcock's favourite writers, John Buchan was a Scottish diplomat, barrister, journalist, historian, poet and novelist. He published nearly 30 novels and seven collections of short stories. He was born in Perth, an eldest son, and studied at Glasgow and Oxford. In 1901 he became a barrister of the Middle Temple and a private secretary to the High Commissioner for South Africa. In 1907 he married Susan Charlotte Grosvenor and they subsequently had four children. After spells as a war correspondent, Lloyd George's Director of Information and Conservative MP, Buchan moved to Canada in 1935. He served as Governor General there until his death in 1940.
- Author(s)John Buchan
- PublisherBirlinn General
- Date of Publication01/07/2007
- GenreGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationEdinburgh
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- First Published1924
- ImprintPolygon An Imprint of Birlinn Limited
- Content Note1 map
- Weight240 g
- Width129 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine19 mm
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