Monday, June 15, 2015

6/15/191? An assassination is scheduled

June 15, 191?.  In John Buchan's groundbreaking novel The Thirty-nine Steps, the McGuffin (the thing everyone except the reader is desperate to get/catch/accomplish/prevent) is a plan to assassinate a foreign leader on this date.  Can South African adventurer Richard Hannay save the day?  Do I need to issue a spoiler alert?

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