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Adventures of Richard Hannay

(1919)
(A book in the Richard Hannay Omnibus series)
An omnibus of novels by

 
 
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XX THE STORM BREAKS IN THE WEST THE following evening--it was the 20th day of March-- I started for France after the dark fell. I drove Ivery's big closed car, and within sat its owner, bound and gagged, as others had sat before him on the same errand. Geordie Hamilton and Amos were his companions. From what Blenkiron had himself discovered and from the papers seized in the Pink Chalet I had full details of the road and its mysterious stages. It was like the journey of a mad dream. In a back street of a little town I would exchange passwords with a nameless figure and be given instructions. At a wayside inn at an appointed hour a voice speaking thick German would advise that this bridge or that railway crossing had been cleared. At a hamlet among pine-woods an unknown man would clamber up beside me and take me past a sentry-post. Smooth as clockwork was the machine, till in the dawn of a spring morning I found myself dropping into a broad valley through little orchards just beginning to blossom, and knew that I was in France. After that, Blenkiron's own arrangements began, and soon I was drinking coffee with a young lieutenant of Chasseurs, and had taken the gag from Ivery's mouth. The bluecoats looked curiously at the man in the green ulster whose face was the colour of clay and who lit cigarette from cigarette with a shaky hand. The lieutenant rang up a General of Division who knew all about us. At his headquarters I explained my purpose, and he telegraphed to an Army Headquarters for a permission which was granted. It was not for nothing that in January I had seen certain great personages in Paris, and that Blenkiron had wired ahead of me to prepare the way. Here I handed over Ivery and his guard, for I wanted them to proceed...

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September 2015 : Hardback
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Title: Adventures Of Richard Hannay
Author(s): John Buchan
ISBN: 1-343-57102-2 / 978-1-343-57102-0
Publisher: Arkose Press
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August 2015 : USA Hardback
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Title: Adventures Of Richard Hannay
Author(s): John Buchan
ISBN: 1-297-86178-7 / 978-1-297-86178-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Andesite Press
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June 1939 : Hardback
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Title: Adventures of Richard Hannay
Author(s): John A Buchan
ISBN: 9997405161 / 978-9997405166
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin (T)
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Paperback Editions

January 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: Adventures of Richard Hannay - Primary Source Edition
Author(s): John Buchan
ISBN: 1-295-48851-5 / 978-1-295-48851-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Nabu Press
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September 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: Adventures of Richard Hannay
Author(s): John Buchan
ISBN: 1-230-19694-3 / 978-1-230-19694-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: TheClassics.us
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April 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: Adventures Of Richard Hannay
Author(s): John Buchan
ISBN: 1-248-45294-1 / 978-1-248-45294-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Nabu Press
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