John Burnet of Barns, Paperback / softback Book


"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 / softback
  • Pages: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Birlinn General
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
  • ISBN: 9781846970733

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