This classic book is John Buchan s 1898 novel, John Bernet of Barns - A Romance . John Buchan (1875 1940) was a Scottish novelist and historian who served as Governor General of Canada. This fantastic novel is highly recommended for fans and collectors of Buchan s seminal work, and would make for a worthy addition to any personal library. Contents include: The Adventure Which Befell me in The Wood of Dawyck, The House of Barns, The Spate in Tweed, I go to the College at Glasgow, Cousinly Affection, How Master Gilbert Burnet Played a Game and Was Checkmated, etc. Many classic books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author."