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By John Buchan

Mr. Standfast is the 3rd of 5 Richard Hannay novels by means of John Buchan, first released in 1919. it's one among Hannay novels set through the First global conflict, the opposite being Greenmantle (1916). The name is taken from John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's growth, that is referenced in the course of the novel.Set within the later years of global struggle I, Brigadier-General Hannay is recalled from lively carrier at the Western entrance to adopt a mystery undertaking looking for a perilous German agent at huge in Britain. Hannay is needed to paintings undercover disguised as a pacifist, roaming the rustic incognito to enquire a German undercover agent and his brokers, after which heads to the Swiss Alps to save lots of Europe from being crushed by way of the German military

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The following day I saw her again, this time talking sedately with Mr Ivery, and dressed in a very pretty summer gown, and a broad-brimmed straw hat with flowers in it. This time she stopped with a bright smile and held out her hand. ' she asked with a pretty hesitation. And then, turning to her companion - 'This is Mr Brand. ' Mr Ivery announced that he and I were already acquainted. Seen in broad daylight he was a very personable fellow, somewhere between forty-five and fifty, with a middle-aged figure and a curiously young face.

Letchford said I had a core of fanaticism in my slow nature, and that I would end by waving the red flag. Spiritual pride and vanity, as I have said, were at the bottom of most of them, and, try as I might, I could find nothing very dangerous in it all. This vexed me, for I began to wonder if the mission which I had embarked on so solemnly were not going to be a fiasco. Sometimes they worried me beyond endurance. When the news of Messines came nobody took the slightest interest, while I was aching to tooth every detail of the great fight.

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