1: the thirty nine steps Author: John Buchan 1915
2: main characters Richard Hanny: He is a mining engineer in the Africa and just back to England from Africa. Franklin P. Scudder: He is a American who discovers a dangerous group called " Black stone". Black Stone: A very dangerous group wants to change the world through the war. Sir Walter: He is a England diplomat who help Hanny go back to the London
3: The summay In the novel " The thirty nine steps was talked about a mining engineer Hanny who just went back from Africa to England but he was involved a dangerous fighting between England government and a group caled "black stone". After Scudder killed by "blackstone", Hanny tried to flee the arresting by "black stone" and found a black note-book which recorded the very important information about how to arrest the "black stone". Finally, according the number 39 from note-book, Hanny and Sir Walter found the "black stone" and arrested all of them.
4: The another ending when Hannay according the information from note-book, he thought the "black stone" would go to the Germany and prepared to kill the Hannay and other people who knew the any information about them. then, "black stone" made a trap to entice them. When Hannay broken into the " black stone", they found it was trap then the"black stone" killed all of them. Finally, "black stone" successed to start the Second World War.
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