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Jenkins, Geoffrey 1920-2001

Works: 77 works in 375 publications in 9 languages and 5,002 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Guidebooks  Juvenile works  History  Suspense fiction  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR9369.3.J38, 823
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Publications about Geoffrey Jenkins
Publications by Geoffrey Jenkins
Publications by Geoffrey Jenkins, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Geoffrey Jenkins
A twist of sand, a novel by Geoffrey Jenkins( Book )
51 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 552 libraries worldwide
Unquestionably one of the most exciting tales of adventure in recent decades, this novel tells the gripping story of a man's search for redemption. Most of the action takes place in the vicinity of Africa's Skeleton Coast -- the most dangerous waters in the world -- and as the suspense mounts, the reader is caught and held by a maelstrom of events and conflicts
A bridge of magpies by Geoffrey Jenkins( Book )
16 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 411 libraries worldwide
An ex-south African naval officer is sent on a secret mission off the forbidden Diamond Coast. There he meets a determined young woman and an Asian fisherman. They all pit their wits and skills against overwhelming odds presented by a sinister Korean freighter and the spectral appearance of a sunken U-boat
A cleft of stars by Geoffrey Jenkins( Book )
16 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 404 libraries worldwide
The river of diamonds by Geoffrey Jenkins( Book )
29 editions published between 1964 and 1995 in 6 languages and held by 380 libraries worldwide
A mining operation surveyor involved in removing diamonds from the treacherous African sea bottom meets opposition from a prospector and the natural elements
A grue of ice, a novel by Geoffrey Jenkins( Book )
34 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 328 libraries worldwide
A novel of adventure on the grand scale, set against the vastness of the sea and ice that stretches between Cape Town and Antarctica and centering on the search for mysterious Thompson Island, sighted only twice in all history
The hollow sea by Geoffrey Jenkins( Book )
2 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 276 libraries worldwide
His grandfather, father, and brother all having gone to their deaths off the same coast, a ship's captain grapples with the mystery, jeopardizing his own ship and the girl he loves
Hunter-killer by Geoffrey Jenkins( Book )
15 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 257 libraries worldwide
"A top-secret mission to launch a revolutionary Anglo-American missile axed by a budget-conscious government; a nuclear submarine carrying to a secret destination the scientist most concerned with its vindication, who happens to be the Vice-President of the United States; a combination of powerful forces intent on reventing the Vice-President arriving in time for the countdown; a British submarine ace who will stop at nothing to ensure the mission's success and who is non other than Geoffrey Peace, R.N., that memorable figure from A twist of sand; these are the ingredients of Geoffrey Jenkins's latest riveting thriller, set in the uncharted coral seas of the Indian Ocean, where the elements also play their unpredictable part."--Page 4 of cover
Scend of the sea by Geoffrey Jenkins( Book )
19 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 240 libraries worldwide
"In 1909, the crack Blue Anchor liner, the Waratah, sinks without trace, or survivors, off the coast of South Africa. In 1967, the Gemsbok, a Viscount airliner of South African Airways disappears in exactly the same place. To some it is merely an uncanny mystery. To others a tragedy. People like Ian Fairlie, captain of the weather ship Walvis Bay--whose father was the pilot of the Gemsbok and whose grandfather was the first officer of the Waratah. Ian Fairlie has sworn that he will resolve the mystery. But to do so, he must face cyclonic winds and mountainous seas, risking his ship, his life and the woman he loves ..."--Publisher's description
The companion guide to South Africa by Eve Palmer( Book )
5 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
The unripe gold by Geoffrey Jenkins( Book )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and Finnish and held by 202 libraries worldwide
"The discovery of a major source of iridium near the diamond fields of South Africa was a deadly secret. For whoever controlled the supply of that rare metal so essential to strategic weapons development would have world power at his fingertips. But as newcomers gathered in the small mining town, Professor Reutemann, an East German scientist, found out that his "unripe gold" was no secret--that the dangerous power might all too soon be turned against him ..."--Publisher's description
Hold down a shadow by Geoffrey Jenkins( Book )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 201 libraries worldwide
"Masterminding the terror is the sinister Maluti Rider from the "mountains of death" who is determined to avenge the loss of this family, the loss of his land. At his side are four of the world's most wanted men--the Chunnel Gang. Caught in the web of terrorism are the beautiful Grania Yeats who crafts in gold the brilliant barrister Sholto Banks. Theirs is the impossible task of finding Grania's masterpiece, the Eagle of Time, before the golden bird spreads its wings to reveal its secret--and deadly--treasures."--Publisher's description
A ravel of waters by Geoffrey Jenkins( Book )
13 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 199 libraries worldwide
"Passage to danger ... JETWIND is magnificent. The revolutionary computerized sailing ship, swifter than the fastest clipper, will rule the seas--if she can break the speed records from South America to the Cape ... But her maiden voyage through the icy South Atlantic becomes a nightmare of terror. Her captain is murdered, her journey is sabotaged by a fanatic nationalist, and both the Russians and the Americans watch her with too much interest. Her new Captain, lone yachtsman Peter Rainer, must find out why--or lose both JETWIND and the woman he loves ..."--Publisher's description
Fireprint by Geoffrey Jenkins( Book )
9 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and Finnish and held by 194 libraries worldwide
"Hallam Cane, a British engineer, arrives at desolate Cape Agulhas--the southernmost tip of Africa--to join a geological research team in their search for undersea energy. All is not as it appears at first sight."--Publisher's description
South trap by Geoffrey Jenkins( Book )
14 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 194 libraries worldwide
Een jonge kapitein verwacht groot gevaar voor alle opvarenden wanneer zijn cruiseschip wordt gekaapt in de Zuidelijke IJszee
In harm's way by Geoffrey Jenkins( Book )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 177 libraries worldwide
"Brilliant young scientist Dr. Kepler West is working in the South African desert. When he falls in love with beautiful Rencha his life seems complete--until international terrorist Jean Leduox turns up in time for the most crucial nuclear tests of the decade ... and he seems to know Rencha well. The race is on to find out who is playing him and why ..."--Publisher's description
A daystar of fear by Geoffrey Jenkins( Book )
6 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and Finnish and held by 168 libraries worldwide
A hive of dead men by Geoffrey Jenkins( Book )
5 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and Finnish and held by 161 libraries worldwide
The watering place of good peace by Geoffrey Jenkins( Book )
12 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in English and Finnish and held by 77 libraries worldwide
"I never saw Stewart disappear. If I had, I might have made an attempt to get the boat. I saw what took him as he came at me, mouth slackly agape. He made his first run past me swiftly, and just brushed by me. His skin was not, as I had thought a shark's would be, rough, but soft like chamois leather. It was that almost affectionate soft brush that started my supersonic, terror-frantic scream ... I knew what was going to happen. I could not move."--Page 4 of cover
A century of history, the story of Potchefstroom by Geoffrey Jenkins( Book )
10 editions published between 1939 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Legislative sketches from a reporter's note book by Geoffrey Jenkins( Book )
6 editions published between 1866 and 1977 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Geoffrey Jenkins schrijver uit Zuid-Afrika (1920-2001)
Jenkins, Geoffrey Ernest.
Дженкинс, Джеффри
ジェンキンズ, ジェフリー
ジェンキンズ, ジェフリイ
English (230)
Finnish (20)
Dutch (10)
French (6)
Italian (5)
Japanese (4)
Polish (3)
Danish (2)
Spanish (1)
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