Sir Edward Leithen, John Palliser-Yeates, and Charles, Earl of Lamancha, are three middle-aged friends who, despite having risen to prominent and respectable positions in British society, find themselves bored and disillusioned with their everyday lives. To combat their malaise, the friends write to three large estates in the Scottish Highlands under the false name of John Macnab warning them that he will poach an animal from each of the estates. The three men then set out to fulfill their ridiculous threat, avoiding the estate-owners detection as they do so.One of the main characters of John Macnab, Sir Edward Leithen, features prominently in several other John Buchan novels, including The Power-House, The Dancing Floor, The Gap in the Curtain, and Sick Heart River.HarperPerennial Classics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.
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