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Massie, Allan 1938-

Overview
Works: 129 works in 695 publications in 9 languages and 10,972 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Historical fiction  Juvenile works  Action and adventure fiction  Biographical fiction  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographies  Political fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: PQ2228, 843.7
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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 1,183 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 )
34 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 640 libraries worldwide
A novelized account of Augustus from the killing of Julius Caesar until Augustus's own death. The novel is based on the two books of the "Augustus autobiography" discovered in a Macedonian monastery in 1984, and revealing the life of this flawed, doubting, powerful man
The Caesars by Allan Massie( Book )
22 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and Spanish and held by 621 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 )
41 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 560 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
The novel today : a critical guide to the British novel, 1970-1989 by Allan Massie( Book )
29 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 520 libraries worldwide
"This is a survey of contemporary British fiction. Focussing primarily on the distinctive achievement and personality of each writer, the author also discusses the contribution of British fiction to such genres as women's writing, the political novel, spy and crime fiction. It addresses questions such as the rise of mass market publishing and the emergence of an international readership in assessing the role of the modern author as we approach the twenty-first century."--Provided by publisher
Arthur the king by Allan Massie( Book )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 438 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
Tiberius : the memoirs of the emperor by Allan Massie( Book )
48 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 426 libraries worldwide
Historisk roman
The sins of the father by Allan Massie( Book )
16 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 424 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 )
6 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 383 libraries worldwide
A question of loyalties by Allan Massie( Book )
29 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 362 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
The death of men by Allan Massie( Book )
18 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and French and held by 325 libraries worldwide
Een vooraanstaand politiek leider in Italië wordt gekidnapt door een linkse terroristische organisatie
The three musketeers by Alexandre Dumas( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 256 libraries worldwide
Three great swordsmen, Porthos, Aramis, and Anthos, with their protege, D'Artagnan, match wits with the sinister Cardinal Richelieu who seeks to divide the royalty in his own quest for power
The evening of the world : a romance of the Dark Ages by Allan Massie( Book )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
Set in the period of the barbarian invasions, this first novel in the "Dark Ages" trilogy introduces Marcus, a nobleman who undergoes extraordinary experiences as he searches for meaning and stability in a twilight world where the old gods are dying
Byron's travels by Allan Massie( Book )
10 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 242 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 2016 in 7 languages and held by 220 libraries worldwide
Novel about David, King of Israel. The old King looks back over a life in which he set himself to create a national monnarchy
Muriel Spark by Allan Massie( Book )
11 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 218 libraries worldwide
Caligula by Allan Massie( Book )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 211 libraries worldwide
"Gaius Caligula is known as the mad emperor, the one who made his horse a consul. He was violent, vicious and incestuous, a murderer who was himself murdered after a reign of only four years. Yet, when first he succeeded the aged recluse Tiberius, the Romans were delighted. For a few month he even seemed generous and enlightened." "So what went wrong? Or did it? Perhaps the conventional image of Caligula is distorted and he was simply a victim of circumstance and rumour. Who better, then, to tell the true story of his short life than the Roman nobleman, Lucius, who knew Caligula as a child and remained close to him until the end (and was even more intimate with not only one of Caligula's sisters but also his older brother)?" "Through Lucius's worldly-wise eyes, the young emperor emerges as a real man, not a figure of myth. Conspiracies, poisonings and infidelities might pepper his tale, but the full picture of Caligula's life and times is a complex, multi-coloured one."--BOOK JACKET
Antony by Allan Massie( Book )
26 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 183 libraries worldwide
Narrated partly by Antony himself as he stands on the verge of ruin, and partly by his Greek secretary Critias, the novel charts Antony's fortunes since the murder of Julius Caeser. This is the final book of the author's quartet of Roman novels
Nero's heirs by Allan Massie( Book )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 170 libraries worldwide
At the beginning of the year 66, Emperor Nero ruled the Roman Empire. By the end of it, Nero had committed suicide and three of his successors were dead, and out of the carnage of civil war at home and a nationalistic uprising in Judea a new emperor, Vespasian, had emerged
The thistle and the rose : six centuries of love and hate between the Scots and the English by Allan Massie( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
"This compelling investigation is peopled with some of the greatest figures in history, from Bonnie Prince Charlie and Butcher Cumberland to Dr Johnson and James Boswell, and Adam Smith to William Pitt. The nineteenth century saw Glasgow become the second city of the British Empire and Queen Victoria launch a 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 within a generation. Margaret Thatcher's role in this growing disillusionment is analysed for the first time. In revealing how the two nations have seen and influenced each other, noted writer and commentator Allan Massie questions whether this historic and powerful union can survive. It is an inspiring narrative that will unsettle received wisdom on this most fascinating, turbulent and romantic relationship."
 
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Alternative Names
Allan Massie British writer
Allan Massie Brits journalist
Allan Massie escritor británico
Allan Massie schottischer Schriftsteller und Journalist
Massie, Alan 1938-
Massie Allan
Massie, Allan Johnstone, 1938-
Languages
English (287)
Spanish (44)
German (21)
French (19)
Portuguese (12)
Polish (9)
Hungarian (5)
Czech (5)
Dutch (3)
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