WorldCat Identities

Monsarrat, Nicholas 1910-1979

Overview
Works: 278 works in 1,339 publications in 15 languages and 20,154 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Sea stories  Biography  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Adventure stories  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  Drama  War stories 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor
Classifications: PR6005.O4, 823.912
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The cruel sea by Nicholas Monsarrat( Book )

271 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in 15 languages and held by 3,921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful novel of the North Atlantic in World War II, telling the story of two British ships and their desparate cat-and-mouse game with Nazi U-boats
The kappillan of Malta by Nicholas Monsarrat( Book )

39 editions published between 1973 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Father Salvatore was a simple priest, a kappillan serving the homeless, frightened people who sought shelter from the death that fell from the sky during World War II
The tribe that lost its head by Nicholas Monsarrat( Book )

32 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novel of a hypothetical British African colony, setting forth the author's views on the racial conflict in Africa
Richer than all his tribe by Nicholas Monsarrat( Book )

18 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and Danish and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sequel to The Tribe That Lost Its Head is a compelling story charting the steady drift of a young African nation towards bankruptcy, chaos and barbarism. On the island of Pharamaul, the new Prime Minister's wealth corrupts him, leaving his nation to spiral towards hellish upheaval and tribal warfare
Castle Garac by Nicholas Monsarrat( Book )

9 editions published between 1955 and 1973 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The master mariner : running proud by Nicholas Monsarrat( Book )

6 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The white rajah by Nicholas Monsarrat( Book )

40 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shipwrecked in the Java seas, an English buccaneer fights for the hand of the Rajah's daughter
The time before this by Nicholas Monsarrat( Book )

19 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in English and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern parable about the end of modern man, who "discovered more than he knew how to use."
Smith and Jones by Nicholas Monsarrat( Book )

26 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The defection to an opposition government of two homosexual diplomats, as told by the security officer responsible for their actions
The story of Esther Costello by Nicholas Monsarrat( Book )

45 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small Irish village, young Esther Costello, victim of a tragic accident that has left her deaf, dumb and blind, is kept barely alive by hardhearted parents. Discovered by a well-meaning American tourist, who is appalled by Esther's shocking condition, she is whisked away to America for treatment. But all the advances of American medicine are unable to bring about a cure and with unceasing devotion, her patron decides to devote her life to Esther's care. But a nationwide campaign to raise public awareness eventually results in donations being diverted to the woman's personal account, and in a harrowing twist to the tale, Esther's faculties are restored, with shocking consequences
The nylon pirates by Nicholas Monsarrat( Book )

45 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gang of crooks preys upon well-heeled passengers aboard a luxury ship - bringing love and tragedy
The pillow fight by Nicholas Monsarrat( Book )

33 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beautiful head of a Johannesburg ad agency tells how she meets and marries a novelist. The novelist tells of their troubled married life after his novel becomes a success
The master mariner, book 2 : Darken ship : the unfinished novel by Nicholas Monsarrat( Book )

17 editions published between 1980 and 1984 in English and Spanish and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fair day's work by Nicholas Monsarrat( Book )

20 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wildcat strike threatens to delay the sailing of an English ocean liner docked at Liverpool
Something to hide by Nicholas Monsarrat( Book )

17 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An act of kindness has grave consequences in this heart-rending novel about a young girl, pregnant and abandoned, and the man who helps her. When decent, compassionate Carter takes pity on this young girl, he is quickly drawn into an ordeal beyond his control
The ship that died of shame, and other stories by Nicholas Monsarrat( Book )

49 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In H.M.S. Marlborough will enter harbour, an old sloop, homeward bound, is torpedoed, leaving her guns out of action, more than three-quarters of her crew dead, and radio contact impossible. But her valiant captain steadfastly refuses to surrender his ship. In Leave cancelled, an army officer and his young wife concentrate their passionate love into twenty-four hours, knowing that it might be their last chance. And in Heavy rescue, an old soldier, having lived on the scrap heap for more than twenty years, finds that gallantry is once again in demand when he becomes leader of a Heavy Rescue Squad
The ship that died of shame, and other stories by Nicholas Monsarrat( Book )

11 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crime, Mystery, Adventure, Thrills - all to be found in this short story collection commencing with 'The Ship that Died of Shame', where a former Navy gunboat is used for smuggling by ex-servicemen down on their luck in post-war society. A further nine stories complete a volume which contains many twists and turns and hard hitting drama
The cruel sea by Nicholas Monsarrat( Recording )

19 editions published between 1977 and 1998 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This novel follows the lives and deaths of men aboard the Royal Navy Reserve boat Compass Rose during WW II. It is the story of how they fought the ravaging packs of German U-boats and the treachery of the Atlantic
Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad( Book )

8 editions published between 1959 and 1977 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a British sailor haunted by a single youthful act of cowardly betrayal. To the white men in Bombay, Calcutta, and Rangoon, Jim is a man of mystery. To the primitive natives deep in the Malayan jungle, he is a god gifted with supernatural powers. To the beautiful half-caste girl who flees to his hut for protection, he is a lord to be feared and loved
The master mariner by Nicholas Monsarrat( Book )

17 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is Monsarrat's masterpiece, an epic tale of the sea and seafaring from the sixteenth century to the end of the twentieth. Mathew Lawe, a young sailor, is cursed after a spectacular act of cowardice to wander 'the wild waters till all the seas run dry', it is historical fiction beset by real events
 
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Alternative Names
Monsarrat, Nicholas 1910-1979

Monsarrat, Nicholas John Turney

Monsarrat, Nicolas 1910-1979

Monserrat, N.

מונסאראט, ניקולאס

מונסרט, ניקולס 1910-1979

モンサラット, ニコラス

Languages
English (668)

French (35)

Spanish (29)

German (28)

Danish (18)

Dutch (14)

Polish (13)

Swedish (7)

Czech (7)

Italian (5)

Finnish (4)

Japanese (4)

Hebrew (3)

Slovenian (1)

Norwegian (1)

Covers
The kappillan of MaltaThe tribe that lost its headRicher than all his tribeThe white rajahThe time before thisSmith and JonesThe story of Esther CostelloThe nylon pirates