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  • The Thirty-Nine Steps (Richard Hannay 1)

  • By: John Buchan
  • Narrated by: Adrian Praetzellis
  • Length: 4 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 8

"The Thirty Nine Steps" is an adventure novel by the Scottish author John Buchan. It first appeared as a serial in Blackwood's Magazine in August and September 1915 before being published in book form in October that year by William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh. It is the first of five novels featuring Richard Hannay, an all action hero with a stiff upper lip and a miraculous knack for getting himself out of sticky situations.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great book a little slow

  • By Anonymous User on 02-20-18

great book a little slow

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-20-18

I enjoyed the story but I believe I sped the reading up to 1.35 so that it was a bit more fluid