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Monsarrat, Nicholas 1910-1979

Overview
Works: 336 works in 1,376 publications in 14 languages and 19,934 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Sea stories  History  Biography  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Adventure stories  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  Short stories  Drama 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor
Classifications: PR6005.O4, 823.912
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The cruel sea by Nicholas Monsarrat( Book )
179 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in 12 languages and held by 3,488 libraries worldwide
The story of two British ships and their crews in World War II
The kappillan of Malta by Nicholas Monsarrat( Book )
42 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 1,318 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 )
40 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,101 libraries worldwide
Novel of a hypothetical British African colony, setting forth the author's views on the racial conflict in Africa
The master mariner : running proud by Nicholas Monsarrat( Book )
23 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,096 libraries worldwide
His final work, unfinished at the time of his death but published in its incomplete form, was a two-volume historical novel titled The Master Mariner. Based on the legend of the Wandering Jew, it told the story of an Elizabethan English seaman who, as punishment for a terrible act of cowardice, is doomed to sail the world's seas until the end of time. Reincarnating his hero at critical moments in history, Monsarrat used him to illustrate the central role of seamen
Richer than all his tribe by Nicholas Monsarrat( Book )
11 editions published between 1968 and 2001 in English and held by 875 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 )
11 editions published between 1955 and 1973 in English and held by 816 libraries worldwide
Tells of an impoverished American writer who unwittingly becomes involded in the disreputable doings of an international financer. The action, which involves a beautiful blonde Countess, shifts from Nice and the French Riviera to a medieval castle in the mountains of Provence. Publisher's note (
The white rajah by Nicholas Monsarrat( Book )
37 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in English and held by 694 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 )
20 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and held by 653 libraries worldwide
Modern parable about the end of modern man, who "discovered more than he knew how to use."
The ship that died of shame, and other stories by Nicholas Monsarrat( Book )
31 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in English and held by 592 libraries worldwide
This collection of short stories provides crime, mystery, adventure and thrills
Smith and Jones by Nicholas Monsarrat( Book )
28 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and Swedish and held by 548 libraries worldwide
The defection to an opposition government of two homosexual diplomats, as told by the security officer responsible for their actions
The pillow fight by Nicholas Monsarrat( Book )
47 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 532 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 nylon pirates by Nicholas Monsarrat( Book )
44 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 520 libraries worldwide
A gang of crooks preys upon well-heeled passengers aboard a luxury ship - bringing love and tragedy
The story of Esther Costello by Nicholas Monsarrat( Book )
44 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 512 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 master mariner, book 2 : Darken ship : the unfinished novel by Nicholas Monsarrat( Book )
7 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 491 libraries worldwide
Lord Jim : an authoritative text ... by Joseph Conrad( Book )
10 editions published between 1959 and 1977 in English and held by 472 libraries worldwide
With Lord Jim, first published in 1900, Joseph Conrad transformed a tale of seafaring adventure into a subtle study of the meaning of honor and courage, loyalty and betrayal. When Jim, an idealistic merchant seaman and ship's officer, abandons the supposedly sinking Patna and its passengers, he dashes his youthful dreams of glory in a single stroke. Condemned in court for his impetuous act of cowardice, Jim relegates himself to a life roaming the Far East. Unforgettably told by Marlow, who also narrates Conrad's Heart of Darkness, the story of Lord Jim plumbs the mysteries of a man renounced by society but driven by a desire for redemption.-- Publisher
A fair day's work by Nicholas Monsarrat( Book )
20 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 435 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 )
15 editions published between 1965 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 399 libraries worldwide
English accountant's decision to befriend a teen-age hitchhiker leads to disaster
The cruel sea by Nicholas Monsarrat( Sound Recording )
23 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and held by 297 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
H.M. corvette by Nicholas Monsarrat( Book )
14 editions published between 1942 and 1943 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
Collection of notes, of things seen and met with during two years of escort duty in a corvette
This is the schoolroom by Nicholas Monsarrat( Book )
16 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
The turbulent Thirties, and all across Europe cry the discordant voices of hunger and death, most notably in Spain, where a civil war threatens to destroy the country. Aspiring writer, Marcus Hendrycks, has toyed with life for twenty-one years. His illusions, developed within a safe, cloistered existence in Cambridge, are shattered forever when he joins the fight against the fascists and is exposed to a harsh reality. As the war takes hold, he discovers that life itself is the real schoolroom
 
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Alternative Names
Monsarrat, N.
Monsarrat, Nicholas 1910-1979
Monsarrat, Nicholas John Turney
Monsarrat, Nicholas John Turney, 1910-1979
Monsarrat, Nicolas 1910-1979
Monserrat, N.
Nicholas Monsarrat britischer Autor
Nicholas Monsarrat British writer
Nicholas Monsarrat Brits auteur (1910-1979)
Turney, John
Николас Монсарра
מונסאראט, ניקולאס
מונסרט, ניקולס 1910-1979
نیکلاس مونسرات نویسنده بریتانیایی
モンサラット, ニコラス
Languages
English (640)
German (48)
French (27)
Spanish (14)
Polish (11)
Japanese (3)
Hebrew (3)
Italian (2)
Norwegian (2)
Estonian (1)
Slovenian (1)
Swedish (1)
Romanian (1)
Danish (1)
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