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"The Thirty-Nine Steps" (1915), an adventure novel by John Buchan. Use with the [john-buchan] tag.

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Was the assassination plot in The Thirty-Nine Steps based on any real plot?

In John Buchan's famous short novel The Thirty-Nine Steps, much of the plot (ha) revolves around a German plot to assassinate the Greek Premier, which is thwarted by the story's hero. All this happens ...