Prester John (Paperback)John Buchan (author)
Paperback 224 Pages / Published: 17/08/2017
- In stock online
South Africa, 1900. After his father dies, nineteen-year-old David Crawfurd is sent off to South Africa to earn his living as a storekeeper in the back of beyond. A strange encounter on the journey suggests that dark deeds and treacherous intrigues are afoot - all bound up with the mysterious primeval kingdom of Prester John. Written as a boys' adventure story and set mostly in South Africa (where Buchan had worked), "Prester John" was published in 1910 when Buchan was 35. It's a fast-moving thriller in the style of Robert Louis Stevenson and Rider Haggard.
Publisher: Birlinn General
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 214 g
Dimensions: 195 x 130 x 15 mm
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