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Massie, Allan 1938-

Overview
Works: 117 works in 620 publications in 11 languages and 11,280 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Historical fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Political fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Domestic fiction  Religious fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: PQ2228,
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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 )
15 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,136 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
Let the emperor speak : a novel of Caesar Augustus by Allan Massie( Book )
48 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in 8 languages and held by 733 libraries worldwide
Augustus was the founder of the Roman Empire, adopted son of Julius Caesar, friend and later foe of Mark Antony, patron of Horace and Virgil. This fictional autobiography tells his story from the assassination of Caesar, through his military, political and personal struggles to his final days as Emperor in everything but name
The Caesars by Allan Massie( Book )
18 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and Spanish and held by 642 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 )
38 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in 8 languages and held by 608 libraries worldwide
Julius Caesar's career, recounted by a Roman general awaiting death for treason. The narrator, one of the conspirators who killed Caesar, attempts to justify the murder on grounds that Caesar was a megalomaniac, with ambitions of being a god. By the author of Augustus
Arthur the king by Allan Massie( Book )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 496 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 )
20 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 491 libraries worldwide
Tiberius : the memoirs of the emperor by Allan Massie( Book )
44 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 7 languages and held by 459 libraries worldwide
Historisk roman
The sins of the father by Allan Massie( Book )
13 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 426 libraries worldwide
Becky og Franz, som bor i Argentina, beslutter sig for at blive gift. Da deres forældre mødes, afsløres det, at hendes far er overlevende fra en kz-lejr, og at hans far var nazileder
Colette by Allan Massie( Book )
5 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 405 libraries worldwide
The death of men by Allan Massie( Book )
17 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and French and held by 317 libraries worldwide
Een vooraanstaand politiek leider in Italië wordt gekidnapt door een linkse terroristische organisatie
A question of loyalties by Allan Massie( Book )
25 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and French and held by 283 libraries worldwide
Een oudere Fransman gaat in op het verzoek van een biograaf informatie te geven over zijn vader die tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog minister in Vichy Frankrijk was
Byron's travels by Allan Massie( Book )
10 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 243 libraries worldwide
Studie over leven en werk van de Engelse dichter (1788-1824)
King David by Allan Massie( Book )
32 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in 7 languages and held by 243 libraries worldwide
Historisk roman om den bibelske kong David
Caligula by Allan Massie( Book )
16 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 241 libraries worldwide
Historisk roman
Muriel Spark by Allan Massie( Book )
10 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
The three musketeers by Alexandre Dumas( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
"A swashbuckling epic of chivalry, honor, and derring-do, it is set in France during the 1620s and richly populated with romantic heroes, unattainable heroines, kings, queens, cavaliers, and criminals in a whirl of adventure, espionage, conspiracy, murder, vengeance, love, scandal, and suspense. Dumas transforms major and minor historical figures into larger-than-life characters: the brave d'Artagnan, an impetuous young man in pursuit of glory; the beguilingly evil seductress 'Milady''; the powerful and devious Cardinal Richelieu; the weak King Louis XIII and his unhappy queen--and, of course, the three musketeers themselves, Athos, Porthos, and Aramis, whose motto 'all for one, one for all' has come to epitmize the devoted friendship. With a plot that delivers stolen diamonds, masked balls, purloined letters, and, of course, great bouts of swordplay, The Three Musketeers is eternally entertaining"--Publisher description, p. [2] of dust jacket
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 )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 208 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
Antony by Allan Massie( Book )
24 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 193 libraries worldwide
Historisk roman. Marcus Antonius dikterer sine erindringer til sin sekretær, og giver et billede af en verden fyldt med intriger og indviklede slægts- og kærlighedsforhold
Nero's heirs by Allan Massie( Book )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 185 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 thistle and the rose : six centuries of love and hate between the Scots and the English by Allan Massie( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 184 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
 
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Alternative Names
Allan Massie British writer
Allan Massie Brits journalist
Allan Massie schottischer Schriftsteller und Journalist
Massie, Alan 1938-
Massie, Allan
Languages
English (242)
Spanish (48)
German (26)
French (23)
Portuguese (13)
Polish (9)
Czech (5)
Hungarian (4)
Dutch (3)
Italian (1)
Danish (1)
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