The Thirty-Nine Steps - Study Guide Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

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Hannay rides Sir Harry's bike deep into the flat country. The airplane again rears its ugly head, and Hannay sees two men in the plain spying on him with a telescope. The flat country is a liability and he has nowhere to hide. But as luck would have it, he stumbles across a drunk Scottish roadman, mending the road. The man, Alexander Turnbull, is afraid his supervisor will come soon and discover he is drunk. Desperate for another disguise, Hannay offers to take over for Turnbull while the man sleeps his drink off. Hannay takes his dirty clothes and hat, and otherwise dirties himself up to become the perfect rural roadman. Pretending to work, Hannay moves down the road. The supervisor arrives via car, and Hannay convinces the man that he is Turnbull.

Hannay soon has another visitor, this time three rough men who he guesses are...

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