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Massie, Allan 1938-

Overview
Works: 147 works in 529 publications in 4 languages and 11,289 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Political fiction  Domestic fiction  Religious fiction  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author of introduction
Classifications: PR6063.A79, 823.914
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Most widely held works by Allan Massie
The royal Stuarts : a history of the family that shaped Britain by Allan Massie( Book )
16 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,109 libraries worldwide
"The Royal Stuarts ruled for over 300 years in Scotland and for a century as the Royal Family of Britain and Ireland. They were leading actors in the foremost political dramas of British history - the Scottish Wars of Independence, the Union of the Crowns, the English Civil War and the Restoration - and remain the most controversial and divisive of royal families. Drawing on the accounts of historians past and present, novels and plays, Allan Massie tells the family's full story, from the salt marshes of Brittany to the thrones of Scotland and England, and then eventual exile. A book which gets beyond the received generalisations, The Royal Stuarts takes us deep into the lives of figures like Mary Queen of Scots, Charles I and Bonnie Prince Charlie, uncovering a family of strong affections and fierce rivalries, the brave and capable, the weak and foolish."--Publisher's description
The Caesars by Allan Massie( Book )
15 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 663 libraries worldwide
Thsi book is the author's attempt in defining they type of men the first emperors of Rome were
Caesar by Allan Massie( Book )
13 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and Hungarian and held by 610 libraries worldwide
Historisk roman
Arthur the king by Allan Massie( Book )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Portuguese and held by 574 libraries worldwide
In this reworking of the story of King Arthur, Allan Massie uses key points of the legend - Arthur, Merlin, his lover Morgan le Fay, his wife Guinevere, the various knights, the sword excalibur, the round table - pillaging existing tales to create a fresh perspective on this fascinating character
The novel today : a critical guide to the British novel, 1970-1989 by Allan Massie( Book )
17 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 473 libraries worldwide
The sins of the father by Allan Massie( Book )
13 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 471 libraries worldwide
The crimes and betrayals of the Second World War leave a corrosive legacy for the next generation, which never quite comes to terms with a past they were not part of. Allan Massie fully exploits his craft as a novelist to explore all the complexities of this situation
Tiberius : the memoirs of the emperor by Allan Massie( Book )
13 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 432 libraries worldwide
Historisk roman
Colette by Allan Massie( Book )
4 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 419 libraries worldwide
Let the emperor speak : a novel of Caesar Augustus by Allan Massie( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 393 libraries worldwide
The death of men by Allan Massie( Book )
10 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and held by 331 libraries worldwide
It is 1978. Corrado Dusa is head of Italy's Christian Democrat Party and the country's Senior Minister. He is also considered to be the key figure in resolving the crisis of dissent and violence that permeates political life. But Dusa has been kidnapped and now his son, Bernardo, a member of a militant extremist group, has disappeared. The press is aghast while the family sense disaster. Can Dusa's release be negotiated? Under what conditions? And - most importantly - with what results? First published in 1981 (The Bodley Head Press) Massie's stylish and enthralling thriller won a Scottish Arts Council Award: exploring America's influence on Europe and the causes of terrorism, The Death of Men is sure to have an arresting affect on readers today
Caligula by Allan Massie( Book )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and French and held by 285 libraries worldwide
Historisk roman
A question of loyalties by Allan Massie( Book )
14 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 268 libraries worldwide
Etienne de Balafre, half French, half English and raised in South Africa, returns to post-war France to unravel the tangled history of his father - Lucien. Was he a patriot who served his country as best he could in difficult times, or a treacherous collaborator in the Vichy government?
Byron's travels by Allan Massie( Book )
8 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 242 libraries worldwide
Charlemagne and Roland : a romance by Allan Massie( Book )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
Muriel Spark by Allan Massie( Book )
7 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
King David by Allan Massie( Book )
11 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
Historisk roman om den bibelske kong David
Nero's heirs by Allan Massie( Book )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
Historisk roman. I efteråret år 68 efter Kristus udbryder en opstand i Judæa. I det år der følger med blodig borgerkrig begår to romerske kejsere selvmord og to myrdes inden den 60-årige general Vespasian den 1. juli år 69 overtager imperiets højeste post
The evening of the world : a romance of the Dark Ages being the first volume of the trilogy the Matter of Eternal Rome which is also the Matter of Europe by Allan Massie( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 202 libraries worldwide
En ung romersk adelsmand fra middelalderen søger at finde en mening med livet i en overgangstid mellem troen på gamle guder og den nye kristne Gud og en verden splittet af barbariske horder
The thistle and the rose : six centuries of love and hate between the Scots and the English by Allan Massie( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
Scotland's leading commentator and novelist unveils for the first time the complex web of rivalry, collusion, affection and hostility that has bound the Scots and the English for 500 years The thorny relationship between the thistle and the rose has been central to our history since the first attempt at dynastic union - the 'Rough Wooing' - between Margaret Tudor and James IV. Their great-grandson brought the nations together under a single monarch. A hundred years later, in 1707, the Treaty of Union was to link their destinies until the loosening of ties at the end of the twentieth century when the Scots opted for devolution. This compelling narrative is peopled with some of the greatest figures in history, from Bonnie Prince Charlie, Butcher Cumberland and Dr Johnson to James Boswell, Adam Smith and William Pitt. The nineteenth century saw Glasgow become the second city of the British Empire, and Queen Victoria launch the cult of Scotland - especially of the Highlands. The two World Wars brought the countries ever closer, only for the long story of devolution to begin. Margaret Thatcher's role in this growing disillusionment is analysed for the first time
These enchanted woods : a comedy of morals by Allan Massie( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
A comedy of manners set in Scotland. The protagonists are members of the gentry who are gradually being displaced in power and prestige by the nouveaux riches. A look at the art of social climbing and the techniques of putting such people down
 
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Massie, Alan 1938-
Massie, Allan
Languages
English (195)
French (2)
Portuguese (1)
Hungarian (1)
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