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Rather more than Thirty-Nine Steps: the life of John Buchan

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Ursula Buchan explores the life of her grandfather – novelist, poet, historian, journalist, literary critic, barrister, colonial administrator, propagandist, politician, statesman – who was born into a Scottish Free Kirk manse but given a state funeral after he died, and is best known for a thriller he wrote for his amusement in six weeks, when ill in bed.

This talk is part of the Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series - Wednesdays of Full Term series.

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