Mr Standfast by John Buchan

"Mr Standfast" is a thrilling espionage novel set during World War I. The protagonist is a British intelligence officer who is tasked with tracking down a German spy. The mission takes him on a dangerous journey across war-torn Europe, where he encounters a variety of characters and faces numerous challenges. Along the way, he uncovers a plot that could change the course of the war. The novel is a blend of suspense, action, and romance, with a strong emphasis on patriotism and duty.

The 2794th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 126

Since this book was first published in 1919, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 126.0.

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