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Masters, John 1914-1983

Overview
Works: 199 works in 1,121 publications in 10 languages and 19,406 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Military history  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  Political fiction  Drama  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Personal narratives‡vBritish 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Classifications: PS3525.A8314, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Masters
Bhowani Junction, a novel by John Masters( Book )

98 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patrick Taylor finds that Victoria Jones, a young Anglo-Indian, has changed after her years with the army in England
Nightrunners of Bengal, a novel by John Masters( Book )

86 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical novel based on the Indian mutiny of 1857
Now, God be thanked : a novel by John Masters( Book )

19 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War: Part one of a trilogy on World War I
Coromandel! A novel by John Masters( Book )

49 editions published between 1955 and 1989 in 7 languages and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illiterate Wiltshire farm boy makes his way to Coromandel, India, in 1627
The road past Mandalay, a personal narrative by John Masters( Book )

39 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in English and German and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A personal story of the Second World War in Burms. India, and Mandalay
Heart of war : a novel by John Masters( Book )

20 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A panoramic novel of World War I includes an intriguing, complex array of British and American soldiers heroically committed to fighting and unwillingly relinquished by the loves left behind
By the green of the spring : a novel by John Masters( Book )

15 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the North-West Frontier to the war in France and the civil war in Ireland, the story follows the fortunes of four Kent families through the cataclysm that ended the golden Edwardian dream forever
Far, far the mountain peak, a novel by John Masters( Book )

53 editions published between 1957 and 2001 in 6 languages and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Peter Savage, civil servant in India and foremost mountain climber
Casanova by John Masters( Book )

17 editions published between 1969 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of Giacomo Casanova, writer and adventurer during the 18th century
The Ravi Lancers, a novel by John Masters( Book )

18 editions published between 1972 and 1985 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ravi Lancers are an anomaly, the private regiment of an Indian prince serving with the British in the First World War
The deceivers, a novel by John Masters( Book )

72 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English Civil servant uncovers cult of Kali, which murders and robs as part of its religion
The Himalayan concerto by John Masters( Book )

24 editions published between 1976 and 1988 in 4 languages and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mysterious happenings on the Tibetan border call Rodney Bateman away from his idyll on a houseboat in Kashmir
High command by John Masters( Book )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Confronted by several German battallions, the British Expeditionary Force fleeing to the rear, the commanding officer suffering a loss of nerve, the regiment is captive to the decision of Major Bill Miller
The Venus of Konpara by John Masters( Book )

33 editions published between 1960 and 1985 in 4 languages and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The perilous jungle search for an ancient Indian statue changes the course of many lives - European, Hindu, and aboriginal
The lotus and the wind, a novel by John Masters( Book )

50 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young British officer in India searches for truth on metaphysical level
To the coral strand; a novel by John Masters( Book )

33 editions published between 1949 and 1976 in English and Swedish and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How a son of British India, Colonel Rodney Savage, struggles to find a new way of life in his newly independent native land
Trial at Monomoy, a novel by John Masters( Book )

22 editions published between 1964 and 2005 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a Cape Cod town is isolated by a great storm, the inner lives and personalities of the townspeople are revealed
Fandango Rock by John Masters( Book )

41 editions published between 1959 and 1976 in 5 languages and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tension between the personnel at an American Air Base in Spain and the local inhabitants forms the backdrop for this story
The rock; a novel by John Masters( Book )

6 editions published between 1970 and 1996 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thunder at sunset by John Masters( Book )

14 editions published between 1965 and 1976 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The commanding officer of a tiny British protectorate in the South China sea risks court-martial to do battle with some American-trained radicals
 
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Nightrunners of Bengal, a novel
Alternative Names
John Masters britischer Autor und Offizier in der Britisch–Indischen Armee

John Masters British soldier and writer

John Masters Brits romanschrijver (1914-1983)

Masters, John 1914-

Джон Мастерс

Languages
English (680)

German (39)

Danish (17)

Swedish (10)

Spanish (9)

Finnish (7)

French (6)

Italian (2)

Bable (1)

Catalan (1)

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Nightrunners of Bengal, a novelThe road past Mandalay, a personal narrativeCasanovaThe road past Mandalay, a personal narrative