- Author:Andrew Greig
- Publisher:Headline Book Pub Ltd (December 1, 1996)
- Pages:279 pages
- Subcategory:British & Irish
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It most certainly is the book for me―Billy Connolly on At the Loch of the Green Corrie. I thoroughly enjoyed reading "The return of John Macnab'
Only 10 left in stock (more on the way). It most certainly is the book for me―Billy Connolly on At the Loch of the Green Corrie. writes beautifully and the story gallops along―Sunday Times. I thoroughly enjoyed reading "The return of John Macnab'. I knew well the area in which it was set. The suspense of trying to anticipate how the protagonists would accomplish their promises was stimulating.
Andrew Greig's novel brings .
Andrew Greig's novel brings Buchan's Corinthian view bang up to date, with three friends deciding to revive the poacher's challenge in a manner appropriate for the end of the century. In Buchan's book, the driving force behind the challenge was the feeling of ennui suffered by the three would be poachers. That template means that The Return of John Macnab is not quite up there with Greig’s best - all the other novels of his I have read - but for an exploration of human uncertainties, hesitations, lust for life and willingness to take risks, emotional as well as physical, it’s still pretty damn good.
Highly Engaging' - Sunday Herald 'You could easily make a case that Andrew Greig has the greatest range of any living Scottish writer' - Scotsman. 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
When some friends decide to revive the challenge of the legendary poacher John MacNab, they plan for everything - except a young woman with a past and time on her hands.
When some friends decide to revive the challenge of the legendary poacher John MacNab, they plan for everything - except a young woman with a past and time on her hands. Set in the Scottish hills, this is an adventure, a poacher's handbook, a romance and a moving story of loss and renewal. The New John McNab(s). Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 16 years ago. For those of you who have read the original John Buchan this book is a wonderful treat. It has the same pace as the original and the description of the hills is equally accurate. While it has the same flavour of the original, it takes place in modern day Scotland with a wonderful set of characters. Books related to The Return of John Macnab. The wild card A flirtatious female journalist who won't take no for an answer. Format Paperback 320 pages.
The Return of John MacNab was written by Andrew Greig as a 1990s retelling of the story. The Legend of John Macnab (2015) by James Christie, was also inspired by the Buchan book.
Andrew Greig is a poet and novelist.
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The Return of John MacNab was the second novel by Scottish writer Andrew Greig. The novel was shortlisted for the Romantic Novelists' Association Award. Andrew Greig has rewritten John Macnab by John Buchan for the late 20th century. The plot follows the original closely. In John Macnab (1925), three bored successful friends in their mid-forties turn to poaching, under the collective name ‘John Macnab’, set up in the Highland home of a war hero and prospective Conservative MP.
The original John Macnab novel was a fairly superficial adventure story enlivened by Buchanâ€™s high-Edwardian .
The original John Macnab novel was a fairly superficial adventure story enlivened by Buchanâ€™s high-Edwardian prose and gift for describing the natural world. One person found this helpful.