David McVey: "The Thirty-Nine Steps: 100 years on": Thursday 5th November 2015

David McVey is an old friend of the Society and last spoke to it in March 2014 when his subject was Sir Walter Scott and the 200th anniversary of Waverley. This time, he will talk on John Buchan's The Thirty-Nine Steps which was first published in book form in October 2015 and was the first of his novels to feature Richard Hannay as the hero.

Cover of the first edition, 1915.
 (© The Collectors Club of Great Britain)

David McVey writes both fiction and non-fiction and, as well as his writing, he currently teaches Communications part-time at New College Lanarkshire.