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John Buchan

Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

by Revilo P. Oliver IN THE SUMMER OF 1914, John Buchan, who later became Baron Tweedsmuir and was Governor General of Canada from 1935 to his death in 1940, sat down to write another novel of adventure, more or less in the manner of Stevenson’s Kidnapped, which was one of his models. In that feverish…
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