"John Burnet of Barns" was Buchan's first fully realised, full-length work of fiction.
It tells the story of two young noblemen - John Burnet, heir to the ancient house of Barns the last in a long line of Border reivers, and his cousin, Captain Gilbert Burnet, a dashing, ruthless soldier.
Their lifelong rivalry results in treachery, betrayal and a desperate struggle for survival.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 304 pages
- Publisher: Birlinn General
- Publication Date: 08/08/2008
- Category: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781846970733