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John Macnab

by John Buchan Andrew Greig

In 1925, John Buchan published his second most famous novel, "John MacNab"; three high-flying men -- a barrister, a cabinet minister and a banker -- are suffering from boredom. They concoct a plan to cure it. They inform three Scottish estates that they will poach from each two stags and a salmon in a given time. They sign collectively as 'John McNab' and await the responses. This novel is a light interlude within the "Leithen Stories" series - an evocative look at the hunting, shooting and fishing lifestyle in Highland Scotland.

The Return of John Macnab

by Andrew Greig

The wager: to poach a salmon, grouse and a deer from three Royal Estates. The challengers: three men in a mid-life crisis who should know better. The wild card: a flirtatious female journalist who won't take no for an answer. Striding over the Scottish Highlands with a poet's eye on the wilderness and a firm grip on the adventure, Andrew Greig reimagines John Buchan's classic novel with a little less tweed, a little more sex, and just the right measure of whisky.

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