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Johnstone of the Border
 
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Harold Bindloss
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Johnstone of the Border

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Note: the English edition of this book is titled "The Borderer."

Andrew Johnstone, a young Scottish man, has had an injury and had to leave the army, which had been his dream career. Without any other preferred career, he takes to adventuring in the Canadian wilderness. At the time of the opening of this story, he has as adventuring-partner his American pal, Jim Whitney.

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Hardcover, American, 339 pages
Published 1916 by Grosset & Dunlap
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A WWI Scottish spy-thriller.

I would have given this five stars except that the character introductions were a bit confusing at times, and there were no breaks between changes of scene, so sometimes it was difficult to keep up with the swift changes of action.

I enjoyed the adventures of Andrew and his spunky American pal, Whitney. The pace of the story moves very quickly (sometimes almost too much so) from one thrilling moment to another. Lives are in danger and spies are lurking to blow up unsu
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Harold Edward Bindloss (1866 - December 30, 1945) was an English novelist who wrote many adventure novels set in western Canada.

Bindloss was born in Liverpool in 1866. According to his New York Times obituary:

Mr Bindloss was more than 30 years old before he began writing. Previously he had roamed the world, farming in Canada and working in southern climes as a cargo heaver, a planter, and at othe
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