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No 35 / Autumn 2006


Contents

The State in Society (1939), by Lord Tweedsmuir; speech by Lord Tweedsmuir on society as we know it

John Buchan, Calvinism, Bunyan and the classics, by James C. G. Greig; talk given on Calvinism in Buchanís background and how it affected his life

Fictionís enigma innovations: the art of the thriller, by John Haldane: why Dan Brown just isnít as good as Buchan

A short walk in Glasgow, by H E Taylor; essential reading for tracing Hannayís wartime trip to Glasgow in Mr Standfast

A Ďmurky and distorted geniusí: John Buchan on Cecil Rhodes, 1901-1940, by Peter Henshaw; analysis of Buchanís biographical portraits of Rhodes

John Buchan: conservative politician, by Andrew Lownie; summing-up of Buchan as a politician

John Buchanís favourite landscape, by Sylvia Jones; tracking the history of Llandovery, Wales

Notes and Queries

Buchanís vocabularic tics Rideau Hall, Ottawa Buchanís Latin Mr Dickís signature BBC biography online Buchan in Albania Buchan on tape Total domination A dog talks


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