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  • Paperback
  • 384
  • The Strange Adventures of Mr Andrew Hawthorn and Other Stories
  • John Buchan
  • English
  • 07 November 2017
  • 9780141442426

4 thoughts on “The Strange Adventures of Mr Andrew Hawthorn and Other Stories

  1. says:

    This took me the best part of a year to finish I enjoyed each story as a separate unit but they never instilled in me a desire to pr

  2. says:

    Buchan's haunting tales uery the boundaries between the spiritual and material life paganism and Protestantism

  3. says:

    This is my brain candy Here Buchan circa 1915 explores the Scots highlands with whimsy and respect but plenty of wryness too

  4. says:

    Buchan's is not a style of writing that I connect to I have put this one back on the shelf for the time being

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The Strange Adventures of Mr Andrew Hawthorn and Other Stories

Oden this selection features the World War I thriller The Loathly Opposite the freuently anthologized Sing a Song of Sixpence and Streams of Water in the South one of Buchan's personal favorites Addressing such themes as human frailty strength and redemption the stories testify to Buchan's worldview that mastery of oneself leads to the fulfillment of one's destinyFor than seventy years Penguin has been the lea. Buchan s haunting tales uery the boundaries between the spiritual and material life paganism and Protestantism

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Ding publisher of classic literature in the English speaking world With than 1700 titles Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors as well as up to date translations by award winning translators. This is my brain candy Here Buchan circa 1915 explores the Scots highlands with whimsy and respect but plenty of wryness too I love this stuff Perhaps iot was low literature in its day but the diction and character depth insight are a cut above by modern standards saezzzz aiye

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A new selection of short stories by the prince of thriller writers The Times London The short stories of John Buchan are known for their authentically rendered backgrounds taut pacing and atmosphere of expectancy and international intrigue These diverse tales combine Buchan's remarkable experiences and interests as a traveler war correspondent politician and classical scholar Edited by acclaimed author Giles F. This took me the best part of a year to finish I enjoyed each story as a separate unit but they never instilled in me a desire to proceed immediately to the next one in the book so there were usually long gaps between each one Buchan s prose is muscular and old fashioned and his imperialistic attitudes are freuently laughable by modern standards but his heart is in the right place He values the old virtues of courage honour truthfulness and decency and he s good at portraying inner emotional conflict as the basis of morality a conflict often mirrored by the situations the characters find themselves in The stand out stories for me were Basilissa Ship to Tarshish Sing a Song of Sixpence and the wonderful The Wind in the Portico this last story in particular is a superb example of an heroic supernatural tale Another story called Fountainblue also had a strong effect on me despite its somewhat disjointed nature primarily because of the atmosphere created by the description of the storm at sea


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