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Costain, Thomas B. (Thomas Bertram) 1885-1965

Overview
Works: 228 works in 866 publications in 2 languages and 40,965 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Christian fiction  Film adaptations  Drama  Historical fiction  Love stories  Biography  Biographical fiction, American  Genealogy 
Roles: Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Compiler
Classifications: PS3505.O818, 813.5
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The silver Chalice : by Thomas B Costain ( Book )
52 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in English and held by 3,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This novel [is] based on legends of the years following Christ's crucifixion. [It] describes the life of Basil, the artisan who fashioned the silver chalice, a frame meant to hold the ... cup from which Christ drank at the Last Supper"--Fiction catalog
The three Edwards by Thomas B Costain ( Book )
37 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in English and held by 2,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
History of the plantagenets
The last Plantagenets by Thomas B Costain ( Book )
23 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and held by 2,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This, the fourth volume of the author's chronicle of English history entitled The Pageant of England, covers the period from the rule of Richard II to the end of the dynasty in Richard III. A story of intrigue and murder, much of which is still a mystery to historians
The magnificent century by Thomas B Costain ( Book )
45 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and held by 2,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During his lifetime Henry was frequently unpopular, unreliable and inconsistent. Yet his reign saw spectacular advancement in the arts, sciences and theology, as well as in government. Despite all, it was truly a magnificent century
The black rose by Thomas B Costain ( Book )
57 editions published between 1945 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Walter of Gurnie, bastard son of an English peer, is forced to flee from Oxford for his part in the university riots of 1273. Inspired by Friar Bacon, he determines to travel to China. With his friend Tristam, he fights his way to the heart of the fabulous Mongol Empire, and returns famous, to find that he must choose between the first love he thought lost and the exotic flower that he found in the East
The tontine : a novel by Thomas B Costain ( Book )
21 editions published between 1955 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 1,888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A London con man creates a tontine wherein the surviving members receive interest on their investment, while the capital, after some years, is to go to the care of veterans
The darkness and the dawn, a novel by Thomas B Costain ( Book )
20 editions published between 1958 and 1974 in English and held by 1,828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the 5th century when Attila the Hun, determined to conquer the world, sets forth to capture Rome
The white and the gold; the French regime in Canada by Thomas B Costain ( Book )
26 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and held by 1,751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
History of the French regime in Canada
Below the salt : a novel by Thomas B Costain ( Book )
16 editions published between 1957 and 1994 in English and held by 1,739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
High towers by Thomas B Costain ( Book )
22 editions published between 1949 and 1993 in English and held by 1,694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historical romance about the adventures of the Le Moyne family of Montreal, who founded the city of New Orleans
Stories to remember by Thomas B Costain ( Book )
6 editions published between 1956 and 1962 in English and held by 1,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes, in addition to thirty-three short stories and excerpts from novels, the following short novels in entirety. "The General's ring", by S. Lagerlof, "Portrait of Jennie", by R. Nathan, "Voice of Bugle Ann", by M. Kantor, "Bridge of San Luis Rey", by T. Wilder, "Sea of grass", by C. Richter, and "National Velvet", by E. Bagnold
The moneyman by Thomas B Costain ( Book )
22 editions published between 1947 and 1961 in English and held by 1,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The conquerors by Thomas B Costain ( Book )
7 editions published between 1949 and 1950 in English and held by 1,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The chord of steel : the story of the invention of the telephone by Thomas B Costain ( Book )
12 editions published between 1960 and 1963 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the story of the Bell family, from their arrival in Brantford, Ontario, to the time when Alexander successfully demostrated the telephone
The last love by Thomas B Costain ( Book )
16 editions published between 1963 and 1973 in English and held by 1,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Napoleon's last years on St. Helena are enlivened by his relationship with the young, French-speaking English girl, Betsy Balcombe
Ride with me by Thomas B Costain ( Book )
29 editions published between 1944 and 1974 in English and held by 1,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A novel of the Napoleonic period which takes a newspaper publisher into the midst of the English military and political campaign against the French
Son of a hundred kings : a novel of the nineties by Thomas B Costain ( Book )
16 editions published between 1950 and 1974 in English and held by 1,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book revolves around Ludar Prentice, a young boy who traveled to Canada to live with his father only to find him dead. As the story progresses, Ludar is determined to marry Tony, the beautiful girl he has loved since childhood, and discover his secret indentity of the past
The conquering family by Thomas B Costain ( Book )
25 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and held by 1,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thomas B. Costain's four-volume history of the Plantagenets begins with THE CONQUERING FAMILY and the conquest of England by William the Conqueror in 1066, closing with the reign of John in 1216. The troubled period after the Norman Conquest, when the foundations of government were hammered out between monarch and people, comes to life through Costain's storytelling skill and historical imagination
More stories to remember by Thomas B Costain ( Book )
10 editions published between 1958 and 1965 in English and held by 1,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thirty short stories and five complete novels. "Lost horizon", by J. Hilton. "Call of the wild", by J. London. "The lady", by C. Richter. "Good morning, Miss Dove", by F.G. Patton. "The murder of Roger Ackroyd", by A. Christie
Read with me by Thomas B Costain ( Book )
5 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 1,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A personal anthology of thirty-three selections. For partial contents, see Author Catalog
 
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Alternative Names
Costain, Thomas.
Costain, Thomas B.
Costain, Thomas B. 1885-1965
Costain, Thomas Bertram.
Costain, Thomas Bertram 1885-
Costain, Thomas Bertram 1885-1965
Costain, Thomas Bertram b. 1885
Kosteĭn, T. B. 1885-
Kosteĭn, T. B. 1885-1965
Languages
English (483)
French (1)
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