by John Buchan
Publisher: Dover Publications
Trade Paperback, 311 pages
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In his classic espionage thriller The Thirty-Nine Steps, John Buchan introduced Richard Hannay, an appealing anti-hero with the intelligence and daring to thwart a conspiracy involving British secrets and German spies.  Greenmantle, the second in Buchan's five-part series of spy novels, reintroduces the intrepid secret agent Hannay.  Tasked by the Foreign Office with investigating a rumored uprising in the Muslim world, Hannay and his associates must prevent Germany and its Turkish partners from turning the tide of World War I by launching a jihad against the Allies.

Buchan's fast-paced tale of pursuits and escapes takes readers across war-torn Europe and behind enemy lines from Vienna to Constantinople and the Russian front.  Written in lean, contemporary prose, this gripping novel offers an action-packed and remarkably topical tale of Middle Eastern politics and intrigue.

This is a Dover reprint of the edition originally published by the George H. Doran Company, New York, 1916.

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