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John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, was born in 1875 in Perth, Scotland and studied at Glasgow and Oxford Universities. He was called to the bar in 1901 but at this point left for South Africa to assist in the reconstruction of the country after the Boer War. On his return he worked as a barrister for many years before turning to politics, reaching the position of Governor General of Canada by the time he died in 1940.

During the First World War he worked as a war correspondent for The Times , before joining the British Army Intelligence Corps and writing speeches for Sir Douglas Haig. His experience of war left him vehemently opposed to armed conflict. He wrote many novels, poems, biographies, histories and works of social interest but is most famous for his Richard Hannay novels, The Thirty-Nine Steps and Greenmantle.
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