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Greenmantle (Authorised Edition)


Series: The Richard Hannay Adventures

By: John Buchan

Price: CAD $15.99

Publisher: BIRLINN LIMITED

Imprint: Polygon

352 Pages

7.76 X 5.12 X 0.83 ins

ISBN:  9781846971976 -- Paperback

Publication Date: 08/26/2019

Richard Hannay is tasked to investigate rumours of an uprising in the Muslim world and takes off on a hair-raising journey through German-occupied Europe to meet up with his old friend Sandy Arbuthnot in Constantinople, where they must thwart the Germans? plans to use religion to help them win the war. Set during World War I, Greenmantle is a powerful meditation on the power of political Islam (it was pulled from Radio 4's schedule at the time of the 7 July bombings).

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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