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Masters, John 1914-1983

Overview
Works: 344 works in 1,184 publications in 5 languages and 19,126 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Military history  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  Political fiction  Drama  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Classifications: PS3525.A8314, 813.54
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Bhowani Junction, a novel by John Masters( Book )

89 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tensions and conflicts that accompanied the birth of modern India are grippingly evoked in John Masters' classic Bhowani Junction. Set in the late 1940s and first published in 1954 in the wake of Partition, the novel has increased in stature over the years
Nightrunners of Bengal, a novel by John Masters( Book )

69 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and held by 1,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

50 editions published between 1955 and 1989 in 6 languages and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illiterate Wiltshire farm boy makes his way to Coromandel, India, in 1627
By the green of the spring : a novel by John Masters( Book )

13 editions published between 1980 and 1993 in English and held by 765 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
Heart of war : a novel by John Masters( Book )

17 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and held by 762 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
The road past Mandalay, a personal narrative by John Masters( Book )

31 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A personal story of the Second World War in Burms. India, and Mandalay
Casanova by John Masters( Book )

17 editions published between 1969 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The real fascination of the career of Giacomo Casanova is often overlooked by those who know of him only for his sexual exploits. Great lover he was, perhaps; but he was also much more. This biography of the real-life Don Juan tells of his life and offers a view of 18th century Europe
Far, far the mountain peak, a novel by John Masters( Book )

40 editions published between 1957 and 2001 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

61 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 583 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 rock; a novel by John Masters( Book )

15 editions published between 1970 and 1996 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ravi Lancers, a novel by John Masters( Book )

3 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trial at Monomoy, a novel by John Masters( Book )

22 editions published between 1964 and 2005 in English and held by 507 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
Thunder at sunset by John Masters( Book )

13 editions published between 1965 and 1976 in English and held by 437 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
To the coral strand; a novel by John Masters( Book )

4 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 399 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
The field marshal's memoirs : a novel by John Masters( Book )

14 editions published between 1975 and 1984 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an 80-year-old British Field Marshal announces his intention of writing his memoirs of World War II, all sorts of people with things to hide get upset-- including the British, American and Yugoslavian governments. The memoirs do not, in the end, get published, but many secrets are revealed in the interim
The Venus of Konpara by John Masters( Book )

2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fandango Rock by John Masters( Book )

4 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 312 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
 
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Nightrunners of Bengal, a novel
Alternative Names
John Masters britischer Autor und Offizier in der Britisch–Indischen Armee

John Masters Brits romanschrijver (1914-1983)

Masters, John

Masters, John 1914-

Джон Мастерс

ג'ון מאסטרס סופר בריטי

Languages
English (536)

German (4)

French (3)

Spanish (3)

Swedish (2)

Covers
Nightrunners of Bengal, a novelThe road past Mandalay, a personal narrativeCasanovaBugles and a tiger : my life in the GurkhasBugles and a tiger : his life in the Gurkhas