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Sick Heart River (Authorised Edition)


By: John Buchan

Price: CAD $15.99

Publisher: BIRLINN LIMITED

Imprint: Polygon

224 Pages

7.8 X 5.12 X 0.63 ins

ISBN:  9781846970306 -- Paperback

Publication Date: 08/26/2019

Sick Heart River is both John Buchan's most powerful novel and his last, completed just days before his death. The main character, the lawyer and politician Sir Edward Leithen - perhaps the most autobiographical of Buchan's characters - has been diagnosed with advanced tuberculosis and has been given a year to live. A former colleague, American John S. Blenkiron, requests help to find his niece's husband, who appears to have flown from his very successful financial career to the Canadian north. Leithen agrees to help.

John Buchan was a Scottish diplomat, barrister, journalist, historian, poet and novelist. He published nearly 30 novels and seven collections of short stories. 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.



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