The Thirty-Nine Steps

Series: Richard Hannay, Book 1
Length: 3 hrs and 56 mins
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FNH Audio presents an unabridged performance of The Thirty-Nine Steps.

In May 1914 Richard Hannay finds himself caught up in an international intrigue that has the sole objective of starting a world wide war. Hannay's enemies have committed murder and set Hannay up to take the fall. Now he's on the run from the secretive Black Stone and the police, yet he's the only one who can save England!

©2012 John Buchan (P)2014 Felbrigg Napoleon Herriot

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  • Joan L James
  • 02-18-19

Good story, pity about the narrator.

One of my favourite books. I felt a different narrator would have improved the experience; his attempt at a Scottish accent was awful. so although I enjoyed the story, it could have been better.

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  • Neil Green
  • 05-14-19

Not impressed

The story is not very gripping and not convincing. The writing is nothing great. The narrator's voice is good but his pronunciation is not always correct.

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  • Frankieboy
  • 03-15-19

a classic story from start to finsh

brilliant story from start to finish did have a problem with the racism st the beginning. it had bee n years since I last read it so had forgotten that bit. over all its s good story well read.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 11-08-19

Disappointing

I have never previously read this book but thought I should put that right. The narrator is putting me off. Such a lot of mis pronouncements for example London's St Pancras Station was read as St Pancreas Station (yes, the bodily organ!) EVERY time.
Am only up to chapter three so am hoping things improve.