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John Buchan: Stepping out in Broadstairs

Submitted by Fred Birkbeck on 3 June 2020

John Buchan (1875-1940) is regarded as the father of the modern spy novel, and exercised a huge influence over the young Ian Fleming.  His celebrated `The Thirty-Nine Steps’  (1915) captured the admiration of no less a figure than Alfred Hitchcock Read more…