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Edge, Arabella

Overview
Works: 9 works in 57 publications in 6 languages and 1,887 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Naval history  History  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR9619.3.E245, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Arabella Edge
The god of spring by Arabella Edge( Book )
26 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tale inspired by the life of Romantic painter Theodore Gericault traces the creation of one of his sensational works, "Raft of the Medusa," a process during which he makes the two survivors of an infamous French frigate his muses
The company : the story of a murderer by Arabella Edge( Book )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jeronimus Cornelisz, a seventeenth-century Dutch apothecary, proves to be a madman when he takes command of a goup of castaways on the shore of Western Australia
Fields of ice by Arabella Edge( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fields of Ice tells the dramatic story of Franklin's third and final expedition to the North-West Passage through the eyes of the ship's cook, Canot
The company : portrait of a murderer by Arabella Edge( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Serbian and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De Compagnie : het relaas van een moordenaar by Arabella Edge( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in Dutch and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Na de muiterij op en de schipbreuk van het VOC schip Batavia bij Australië in 1629 worden de overlevenden gedecimeerd door een psychopatische apotheker
Fields of ice by Arabella Edge( Recording )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fields of Ice tells the dramatic story of Franklin's third and final expedition to the North-West Passage through the eyes of the ship's cook, Canot. The Erebus and the Terror set sail from Greenhithe on 19 May 1845. On board were Sir John Franklin, a crew of 129 men, and three years' provisions. Franklin's plan was to find the North-West Passage, a northern sea route to Asia that had eluded European explorers for hundreds of years. He was never heard from again. Alongside Sir John Franklin's journey, Fields of Ice tells the story of Jane, Lady Franklin, a strong, redoubtable woman, who spent years trying to raise money and support to send out expeditions to find her husband and his men
La compagnie, ou, Les mémoires d'un meurtrier by Arabella Edge( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
En 1629, à la suite du naufrage du Batavia au large de l'Australie, le narrateur, un apothicaire d'Amsterdam déchu et mis au ban, prend progressivement de l'ascendant sur les naufragés. Il règne en despote, s'arrogeant le droit de vie et de mort sur ces hommes et ces femmes. Ce fou meurtrier laisse libre cours à son délire de puissance
Der Unmensch : Roman by Arabella Edge( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anno 1628: Nach dem Untergang der >Batavia<, dem Flaggschiff der niederländischen Ostindienflotte, vor der Westküste Australiens ernennt sich der menschenverachtende Apotheker Jeronimus Cornelisz zum Anführer einer kleinen Gruppe auserwählter >Jünger<. Für die Schiffbrüchigen beginnt unter sengender Sonne ein schrecklicher Albtraum ... >Aus der Spannung zwischen Faszination und Ekel vor dem Dämon gelingt Edge ein großartiges Buch.< Frankfurter Neue Presse
The company : a novel by Arabella Edge( )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"I, Jeronimus, am a man of phials, a measurer of powders on bronze scales, a potion brewer, an opium and arsenic merchant. The primped and perfumed Amsterdam burghers came to me in droves requiring cures for fevers, love balms, the miscarriage of a bastard child, and, of course, poisons. Ah, poisons." So speaks Jeronimus Cornelisz, a thirty-year-old apothecary who transforms before our eyes into a murderous madman. The Company is a novel based on the 1629 voyage of the Dutch East India Company flagship Batavia, bound for the colonies with a cargo of untold riches. Among the passengers is Cornelisz, a man ousted from polite society by sordid rumors of necromancy. Corrupt to the very marrow of his soul, Cornelisz considers himself God's equal, the rightful heir to gold, silver -- even another man's wife. So twisted is he by lust and greed that he incites a mutiny, running the ship aground on a reef. All is lost -- the ship is wrecked, its passengers dying, the treasure trashed at the bottom of the sea. "The apothecary will heal us," the survivors pray, believing themselves lucky to be alive. In the name of benevolence, Cornelisz seizes command of their island refuge. The brave castaways stir with hope -- until the killing begins. For forty frenzied days, Cornelisz decides who shall live and who shall die, leaving his victims with just one wish -- that they had gone down with the ship. Soaked with the blood of the innocent and the wicked, The Company plunges, with the weight of history, deep into the heart of darkness
 
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Languages
English (48)
German (2)
French (2)
Spanish (2)
Serbian (1)
Dutch (1)
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