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I have long cherished that elementary type of tale which Americans call the ‘dime novel,’ and which we know as the ‘shocker’—the romance where the incidents defy the probabilities, and march just inside the borders of the possible.
The Thirty-nine Steps
John
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The Thirty-nine Steps
The basis for the 1935 Hitchcock film, Buchan’s The Thirty-Nine Steps is a thoroughly engaging mystery novel filled with intrigue and suspense.



 
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