The Thirty-Nine Steps


John Buchan
Retold by Nick Bullard

CEFR B1 — B2
Word count 17,170

‘I turned on the light, but there was nobody there. Then I saw something in the corner that made my blood turn cold. Scudder was lying on his back. There was a long knife through his heart, pinning him to the floor.’

Soon Richard Hannay is running for his life across the hills of Scotland. The police are chasing him for a murder he did not do, and another, more dangerous enemy is chasing him as well – the mysterious ‘Black Stone’. Who are these people? And why do they want Hannay dead?

ISBN 9780194621090
eBook 9780194657372

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