The John Buchan Society exists to promote a wider understanding of the life and works of John Buchan, Lord Tweedsmuir (1875-1940). He was a prolific Scottish writer, best remembered now for his ‘shocker’ novel, The Thirty-Nine Steps. But he was also a historian, politician, and statesman, whose influence continues to this day.

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  • 09 January 2024

    BBC Sounds – The Thirty-Nine Steps

    Listeners in the UK with access to BBC Sounds can hear a reading by Kenny Blyth of The Thirty-Nine Steps, recorded in 2019 here