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Cordell, Alexander

Overview
Works: 101 works in 430 publications in 9 languages and 6,747 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Juvenile works  Biographical fiction  Alternative histories (Fiction)  Biography  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6053.O67, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alexander Cordell
The rape of the fair country by Alexander Cordell( Book )

62 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vigorous portrait of a Welsh village and its iron-masters in the 1830's and of a family in love and conflict
Song of the earth; a novel by Alexander Cordell( Book )

15 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mostyn Evans and his family, miners turned bargees, wage a glorious but hopeless struggle against the rapacious coalmasters, Irish navvies, the ravages of cholera, and the bullying legal unions
This sweet and bitter earth by Alexander Cordell( Book )

14 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The men of turn-of-the-century Welsh slate quarries live dangerous, unhealthy lives. As a boy, Toby Davies joins them, and is taught some harsh lessons about life. He also learns the love of two women, Bron and Nanwen O'Hara
To slay the dreamer by Alexander Cordell( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dream and the destiny : a novel by Alexander Cordell( Book )

16 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The long march of Mao Tse-Tung with all its hardships, slaughter and grim determination to see it through, is seen through the eyes of a medical student
If you believe the soldiers by Alexander Cordell( Book )

5 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bright Cantonese by Alexander Cordell( Book )

17 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in English and French and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The affairs of a beautiful professional spy, ordered to investigate the cause of an enormous explosion near Canton, China
This proud and savage land by Alexander Cordell( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robe of honour by Alexander Cordell( Book )

4 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lyric tale of a young Welshman who falls in love with the wife of his exiled brother, set in the time of the "Rebecca Riots" of 1839
The sinews of love by Alexander Cordell( Book )

27 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hosts of Rebecca by Alexander Cordell( Book )

19 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in English and German and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plight of a working class family in Wales at the time of the Rebecca riots
Witches' Sabbath by Alexander Cordell( Book )

6 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Rebellion of 1798 a seventeen-year-old Irish boy must make sure that a rebel plot to capture an English hostage succeeds
The traitor within by Alexander Cordell( Book )

8 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fourteen-year-old Chinese boy struggles to prove his loyalty and courage to his commune and country in the face of his fear of a predicted attack on his village by the Taiwan enemy
The healing blade by Alexander Cordell( Book )

5 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen-year-old John Regan is assigned the task of protecting the life of rebel leader Wolfe Tone and thus assuring the success of the Irish rebellion
Peerless Jim by Alexander Cordell( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the life of Jim Driscoll
The fire people by Alexander Cordell( Book )

17 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This novel seeks to capture the essence of the Welsh spirit and was inspired by the inglorious Merthyr Tydfil riots of 1831 and the hanging of Dic Penderyn, the first Welsh martyr of the working class
Send her victorious by Alexander Cordell( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The white cockade by Alexander Cordell( Book )

6 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seventeen-year-old youth accepts a dangerous role with the revolutionary forces struggling to free Ireland from British control
The love that God forgot by Alexander Cordell( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wales, 1880. Young Tom mortymer, son of rich industrialist Iestyn Mortymer has turned his back on his inheritance, exchanging the bell-clang and fire of his Upper Forest Tinplate Works in Morriston for the simplicity and wanderlust of a gypsy existence with his young Romany wife, Jen Wildflower. However their simple idyll on Flatholm Island does not last - they are aware of a strange malevolence towards them
The dreams of fair women by Alexander Cordell( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Russian and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Alexander Cordell British writer

Alexander Cordell escritor británico

Cordell, Aleksander.

Graber, Alexander

Graber, G.A. 1914-1997

Graber, George Alexander.

Graber, George Alexander 1914-1997

Kordell, Aleksandr

Kordell, Aleksandr 1914-1997

Languages
English (232)

German (22)

Spanish (12)

Welsh (2)

Russian (2)

Dutch (2)

Czech (2)

French (1)

Finnish (1)

Covers
Song of the earth; a novelThis proud and savage landThe hosts of RebeccaSend her victoriousSend her victorious