JOHN BUCHAN [1875-1940] was once born in Scotland. In 1901, Buchan started a occupation in legislation. quickly later on, he turned secretary to Alfred Milner, excessive Commissioner for South Africa. Upon go back to England, he used to be a companion at a publishing residence. In 1910, he wrote Prester John, an experience set in South Africa. In 1913 he wrote the biography The Marquis of Montrose of James Graham, 1st Marquess of Montrose. For that ebook, he obtained the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. In 1915, he released the undercover agent mystery The Thirty-nine Steps. In 1935, it was once filmed by way of Alfred Hitchcock, and later by way of others in 1959 and 1978. In 1916, he released the sequel Greenmantle. in the course of global conflict I, he pronounced in France for the days and was once a 2d Lieutenant serving Sir Douglas Haig. In 1917, he used to be Director of data lower than Lord Beaverbrook. After the struggle, he persevered to write down thrillers, historic novels and biographies. In 1935, he turned Governor normal of Canada and King George V dubbed him Baron Tweedsmuir. In Canada, he wrote novels, histories, observations of Canada, and an autobiography. In 1936, he based the Governor General's Awards, a Canadian award for literary achievements.
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