The Thirty Nine Steps by John Buchan

retold by Kieran McGovern (B1- intermediate)

Richard Hannay is London on the eve of the First World War. A strange man named Scudder asks for shelter his flat. Scudder believes that men are trying to kill him…

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From Chapter One of an adapted version of classic John Buchan thriller - see below

Language level: Intermediate (IELTS score:4.5/TOEFL IBT Score: 51-61) (CEF) B1/2 ERF Graded Reader Scale Intermediate (Mid/High)

The Thirty-Nine Steps (B1)
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May 1914, London: When a mysterious neighbour claims people are trying to kill him, Richard Hannay gives him shelter in his flat. Soon the man is dead and Hannay is running for his life.

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English Language LevelUpper Intermediate+ CER: B2/C1