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The Thirty Nine Steps

Author : John Buchan
ISBN : 0192839314
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The original and best adventure story ever told, with spies, thrilling chase scenes and explosions.With an Introduction by Stella Rimington. May 1914. Britain is on the eve of war with Germany. Richard Hannay is living a quiet life in London, but after a chance encounter with a mysterious stranger he stumbles into a hair-raising adventure -- a desperate hunt across the country and against the clock, pursued by the police and a cunning, ruthless enemy. Hannay's life and the security of Britain are in grave peril, and everything rests on the solution to a baffling enigma: what are the thirty-nine steps?

The 39 Steps Of Self Division

Author : Sam Zebba
ISBN : 9780595318308
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The 39 Steps of Self-Division is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in the theater and in literary criticism. Original and innovative, The 39 Steps of Self-Division presents a detailed structure of the Self-Division process, which depicts a protagonist torn within his soul between two opposing courses of action. Author Sam Zebba brings years of teaching and analytical exploration to the formation of his 39-step 'flow chart' guiding a play's advance. In clear and easy to understand language, and with the use of instantly comprehensible tables, Zebba demonstrates the structure's undeniable function, and exposes the startling step-by-step uniformity in the following six famous, unrelated Self-Division plays. Sophocles' Oedipus Shakespeare's Hamlet and Othello Brecht's Galileo Pirandello's Henry IV Bates' & Lean's Summer Madness The 39 Steps of Self-Division is a useful, inventive, and insightful aid to a better understanding of structure in some of dramatic literature's most highly regarded masterpieces.

The 39 Steps

Author : Mark Glancy
ISBN : 186064614X
Genre : History
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The 39 Steps established Alfred Hitchcock's name as the master of suspense. This book looks at the story of its production, examines its influences, and analyses the film, its critical legacy and the subsequent films also based on Buchan's novel.

The 39 Steps

Author : John Buchan
ISBN : 9781843176763
Genre : Fiction
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One of the most exciting 'chase thrillers' ever published, and a huge influence not only on spy fiction, but on Hollywood as well, The 39 Steps is a book which has captured the imagination of audiences for decades. It was written by acclaimed Scottish author John Buchan, who inspired the writing of other great British novelists, including Graham Greene, Ian Fleming and John le Carré. The 39 Steps remains his most famous work. It is the first of five novels featuring Richard Hannay, an all-action hero with a steely determination and an extraordinary knack for getting himself out of sticky situations. The novel charts the electrifying story of an ordinary man caught up in a sinister international plot.

The 39 Steps

Author : Patrick Barlow
ISBN : 9780573697142
Genre : Drama
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Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre! This 2-time Tony® and Drama Desk Award-winning treat is packed with nonstop laughs, over 150 zany characters (played by a ridiculously talented cast of 4), an on-stage plane crash, handcuffs, missing fingers and some good old-fashioned romance!

The Richard Hannay Collection The 39 Steps Greenmantle Mr Standfast

Author : John Buchan
ISBN : 9782291072287
Genre : Fiction
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Major General Sir Richard Hannay is the fictional secret agent created by writer and diplomat John Buchan, who was himself an Intelligence officer during the First World War. The strong and silent type, combining the dour temperament of the Scot with the stiff upper lip of the Englishman, Hannay is pre-eminent among early spy-thriller heroes. Caught up in the first of these five gripping adventures just before the outbreak of war in 1914, he manages to thwart the enemy's evil plan and solve the mystery of the 'thirty-nine steps'. In Greenmantle, he undertakes a vital mission to prevent jihad in the Islamic Near East. Mr Standfast, set in the decisive months of 1917-18, is the novel in which Hannay, after a life lived 'wholly among men', finally falls in love; later, in The Three Hostages, he finds himself unravelling a kidnapping mystery with his wife's help. In the last adventure, The Island of Sheep, he is called upon to honour an old oath. A shrewd judge of men, he never dehumanises his enemy, and despite sharing some of the racial prejudices of his day, Richard Hannay is a worthy prototype hero of espionage fiction.

The 39 Steps Spy Thriller

Author : John Buchan
ISBN : 9788075833501
Genre : Fiction
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In this adventure espionage classic Richard Hannay is buttonholed by an American stranger who knows of an anarchist plot to assassinate the Greek Premier during his forthcoming visit to London. It is now up to Hannay to save the day and stop Europe from destabilising. Major-General Sir Richard Hannay is a character created by Scottish novelist John Buchan and based on Edmund Ironside, from Edinburgh, a spy during the Second Boer War. John Buchan (1875-1940) was a Scottish novelist and historian and also served as Canada's Governor General. His 100 works include nearly thirty novels, seven collections of short stories and biographies. But, the most famous of his books were the adventure and spy thrillers and it is for these that he is now best remembered.

The Thirty Nine Steps Level 4 Oxford Bookworms Library

Author : John Buchan
ISBN : 9780194786522
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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A level 4 Oxford Bookworms Library graded reader. Retold for Learners of English by Nick Bullard. 'I turned on the light, but there was nobody there. Then I saw something in the corner that made my blood turn cold. Scudder was lying on his back. There was a long knife through his heart, pinning him to the floor.' Soon Richard Hannay is running to his life across the hills of Scotland. The police are chasing him for a murder he did not do, and another, more dangerous enemy is chasing him as well - the mysterious 'Black Stone'. Who are these people? And why do they want Hannay dead?

39 Steps

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ISBN : 1409525864
Genre : 39 steps (Motion picture : 1935)
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Performances of the play "The 39 Steps" by Patrick Barlow, performed by the State Theatre Company of South Australia, the play is influenced and adapted from the movie by Alfred Hitchcock and the novel by John Buchan of the same name, directed by Jon Halpin, music composed by Stuart Day, cast members: Charles Mayer, Tim Overton, Nathan Page and Anna Steen.

Alfred Hitchcock

Author : Paul Duncan
ISBN : 3822815918
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Master of the macabre Hitchcock is analyzed in this volume that cover his most famous films (""Frenzy, The Birds, Psycho"") and memorable cameos in all his movies.

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