Author:John Buchan

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John Buchan
John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, was a Scottish novelist, historian and Unionist politician who served as Governor General of Canada, the 15th since Canadian Confederation. His best known work is arguably The Thirty-nine Steps (1915)

Buchan's 100 works include nearly thirty novels, seven collections of short stories, and biographies of Sir Walter Scott, Caesar Augustus, and Oliver Cromwell. Buchan was awarded the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for his biography of the Marquess of Montrose, but the most famous of his books were the spy thrillers, and it is for these that he is now best remembered. — Excerpted from John Buchan on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

John Buchan


(Partial list)

Richard Hannay series[edit]

Dickson McCunn and the 'Gorbals Die-hards'[edit]

  • Huntingtower (1922)
  • Castle Gay (1930)
  • The House of the Four Winds (1935)

Sir Edward Leithen[edit]

  • The Power-House (1916)
  • John Macnab (1925)
  • The Dancing Floor (1926)
  • The Gap in the Curtain (1932)
  • Sick Heart River (1941)


  • Sir Quixote of the Moors (1895)
  • Grey Weather (1899)
  • John Burnet of Barns (1898)
  • A Lost Lady of Old Years (1899)
  • The Half-hearted (1900) (External scan)
  • A Lodge in the Wilderness (1906)
  • Prester John (1910) (External scan)
  • The Marquise of Montrose (1913) [Ext link]
  • Salute to Adventurers (1915)
  • The Power House (1916)
  • The Path of the King (1921) [Ext link]
  • Midwinter (1923)
  • The Magic Walking-Stick (1927)
  • Witch Wood (1927)
  • The Blanket of the Dark (1931)
  • A Prince of the Captivity (1933)
  • The Free Fishers (1934)

Short Stories[edit]

  • The Moon Endureth
  • The Watcher by the Threshold (1902)
  • Twelve Short Stories
  • The Runagates Club (1928)
  • The Far Islands

Non Fiction[edit]

  • Scholar Gispies (1896)
  • Sir Walter Raleigh (1897) (External scan)
  • The African Colony (1903)
  • The Battle of Jutland (1916)
  • Lord Minto, A Memoir (1924)
  • Montrose : A History (1928)--HTML
  • Memory Hold-the-door [Pilgrim's Way] (Autobiography) (1940)
  • Sir Walter Scott
  • A Book of Escapes And Hurried Journeys
  • The King's Grace (Biography)


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1923.

The author died in 1940, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 75 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.