|Mr Standfast (1919)
|Mr. Standfast is the third of five Richard Hannay novels by John Buchan, first published in 1919. It is one of two Hannay novels set during the First World War, the other being Greenmantle (1916). The title is taken from John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress, which is referenced throughout the novel.— Excerpted from Mr Standfast on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.|
TO THAT MOST GALLANT COMPANY
THE OFFICERS AND MEN
SOUTH AFRICAN INFANTRY BRIGADE
on the Western Front
The earlier adventures of Richard Hannay, to which occasional reference is made in this narrative, are recounted in The Thirty-Nine Steps and Greenmantle. J.B.
- Chapter 1: The Wicket-Gate
- Chapter 2: 'The Village Named Morality'
- Chapter 3: The Reflections of a Cured Dyspeptic
- Chapter 4: Andrew Amos
- Chapter 5: Various Doings in the West
- Chapter 6: The Skirts of the Coolin
- Chapter 7: I Hear of the Wild Birds
- Chapter 8: The Adventures of a Bagman
- Chapter 9: I Take the Wings of a Dove
- Chapter 10: The Advantages of an Air Raid
- Chapter 11: The Valley of Humiliation
- Chapter 12: I Become a Combatant Once More
- Chapter 13: The Adventure of the Picardy Chateau
- Chapter 14: Mr Blenkiron Discourses on Love and War
- Chapter 15: St Anton
- Chapter 16: I Lie on a Hard Bed
- Chapter 17: The Col of the Swallows
- Chapter 18: The Underground Railway
- Chapter 19: The Cage of the Wild Birds
- Chapter 20: The Storm Breaks in the West
- Chapter 21: How an Exile Returned to His Own People
- Chapter 22: The Summons Comes for Mr Standfast
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