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The thirty-nine steps.

John Buchan

The thirty-nine steps.

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Published by Nelson in London .
Written in English


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SeriesClassic series
The Physical Object
Pagination170p., 16cm
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18996348M

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The characters in The Thirty-Nine Steps are Richard Hannay, Franklin P. Scudder, Constantine Karolides, Sir Harry, Sir Walter Bullivant, and the Black Stone. Richard Hannay is the main character.

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