This modern fairy-tale is also the gripping adventure story about Dickson McCunn, a respectable, newly retired grocer who finds himself in the thick of a plot involving the kidnapping of a Russian princess held prisoner in the rambling mansion, Huntingtower. Here, Buchan introduces some of his best-loved characters and paints a remarkable picture of a man rejuvenated by joining much younger comrades in a fight against tyranny and fear.
- Dewey Decimal: 813
- Physical Description: 6.0"x9.0"x0.5"; 0.7 lb; 208 pages
- Edition Info: Paperback; 2009-02-11
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