In Buchan's most famous novel Richard Hannay, a mining engineer lately of South Africa, becomes embroiled in international conspiracy and intrigue. A man is murdered, he must fly to his beloved Scotland, run for his life. The murdered man's little black book holds the encoded key to the conspiracy, but both the police and the enemy are on his trail.
This report prepared by Michael JR Jose
From the moment his friend had been murdered, Richard Hannay's own life is under threat, since he friend had previously told him of a political assassination that was to shortly take place in London.
Pursued by the police and killers, Hannay heads to his native Scotland to seek refuge, where a deadly game of cat and mouse ensues. He must persuade someone in the British Government of the impending danger, and to save the country from certain ruin.
This report prepared by Paul Antony Hayden