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The watcher by the threshold by John Buchan

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Published by George H. Doran in New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementby John Buchan ...
LC ClassificationsPZ3.B851 W
The Physical Object
Paginationix p., 1 l., 13-319 p.
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23358512M
LC Control Number18018337

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: The Watcher by the Threshold (): John Buchan: Books. Skip to main content. Try Prime Books. Go Search EN Hello, Sign in Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month /5(3). The Watcher By The Threshold () [John Buchan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks/5(4). "The Watcher at the Threshold"--A brooding, atmospheric tale of demonic possession. The laird of a desolate moor in Perthshire seems to be in thrall to a shadow that clings to his left side. He has come to believe that his manor was built on ground /5(4).   Wherefore night and day they are found watching by the threshold, in fearfulness and joy, not without tears." Extract from the writings of Donisarius of Padua, circa CONTENTS.

The Watcher by the Threshold. A collection of stories from John Buchan, author of 'The Thirty-nine Steps'. The pagan themes and classic adventures are set in Scottish countryside. In 'The Far Islands' and 'Fountainblue' Buchan describes the call to adventure as described by a small boy/5. John Buchan ( - ) was a scottish writer, barrister, Member of Parliament and later become Baron Tweedsmuir and Govenor-General of Canada. While he was most famous for adventure stories, such as The Thirty-nine Steps, he was also popular for his supernatural horror stories, of which The Watcher by the Threshold is a prime example. THE WATCHER BY THE THRESHOLD collects together all of John Buchan's weird and supernatural tales and arranges them chronologically, from his early tales of Scottish superstitions and legends to his more mature and polished works set in landscapes as far flung as South Africa, Greece, and the Europe of World War I/5(3).   The Watcher by the Threshold Contents: No-man's land -- The far islands -- The watcher by the threshold -- The outgoing of the tide -- The rime of True Thomas -- Basilissa -- Divus Johnston -- The king of Ypres. Language: audio books by Jane Austen.

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