WorldCat Identities

Macken, Walter 1915-1967

Overview
Works: 89 works in 515 publications in 8 languages and 8,025 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Drama  Juvenile works  Action and adventure fiction  Social problem films  Historical fiction 
Subject Headings: Authors, Irish 
Roles: Author, Actor
Classifications: PZ3.M1958, 823.91
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Walter Macken
Rain on the wind by Walter Macken( Book )

52 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novel about the people of a little Irish fishing village
Seek the fair land by Walter Macken( Book )

31 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widower and his two small children search for sanctuary in an Ireland torn by fire and sword, during Cromwell's invasion in the 17th century
The flight of the doves by Walter Macken( Book )

42 editions published between 1967 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forældreløse Finn og Derval Dove flygter fra deres onkel i London - en farefuld færd tværs over England i håb om at nå over til den elskelige bedstemor i Irland, men af en eller anden grund sætter onklen en eftersøgning i gang. Hvem kan hjælpe dem, og hvem kan de stole på?
The scorching wind by Walter Macken( Book )

27 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in English and Polish and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young brothers join the Irish underground in this novel based on the struggle for Irish nationalism and independence
The silent people by Walter Macken( Book )

30 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although he is hungry, Python tries to prove his goodwill by throwing a party for all the jungle animals
Island of the Great Yellow Ox by Walter Macken( Book )

18 editions published between 1966 and 2002 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A terrifying storm washes Conor, his little brother, and two American friends up on to Ox Island where they become prisoners of the eccentric Lady Agnes who will stop at nothing to uncover the Druid Treasure
The bogman by Walter Macken( Book )

29 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Macken paints a haunting and memorable portrait rural Ireland. Originally written in 1952, New Island's Modern Irish Classics series brings this magical book back to life
Lord of the mountain; a novel of Ireland by Walter Macken( Book )

5 editions published between 1947 and 1967 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home is the hero : a play by Walter Macken( Book )

11 editions published between 1953 and 1966 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

God made Sunday, and other stories by Walter Macken( Book )

25 editions published between 1962 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen stories of the people who live in the villages along the Irish seacoast. Several appeared originally in various magazines under different titles
The green hills, and other stories by Walter Macken( Book )

15 editions published between 1956 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recueil de nouvelles qui mettent en scène des pêcheurs, policiers, paysans, hommes et femmes de l'ouest de l'Irlande. Histoires d'amour de petites gens qui ne manifestent jamais leur affection en public
Sullivan by Walter Macken( Book )

18 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sullivan is an actor who finally finds success but can it replace the love of a woman from his past?
Quench the moon by Walter Macken( Book )

22 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

HISTORICAL FICTION. This is the story of Stephen O'Riordan, a true son of the wild and beautiful land of Connemara, of his hopes and ambitions, and of his passionate and stormy love for Kathleen, sister of his bitterest enemy ...It is also the story of Ireland after twenty-five years of liberty, like Stephen new in its freedom and thought yet primitive in its emotions, its people witty, bawdy, boozy, hard-working, loud-voiced or gentle - but never dull
Brown Lord of the Mountain by Walter Macken( Book )

21 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Crack's new housekeeper quickly learns to use his idiosyncratic vocabulary
Sunset on the window-panes by Walter Macken( Book )

19 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in English and German and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The quare fellow( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rookie prison guard, and advocate of capital punishment, has a change of heart after he begins an affair with a condemned man's wife and discovers that key evidence was withheld from his trial
The coll doll, and other stories by Walter Macken( Book )

14 editions published between 1962 and 1979 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mungo's mansion : a play of Galway life, in three acts by Walter Macken( Book )

9 editions published between 1946 and 1964 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I am alone by Walter Macken( Book )

11 editions published between 1949 and 2000 in English and Dutch and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

City of the tribes by Walter Macken( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and French and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Seek the fair land
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Seek the fair landThe flight of the dovesThe scorching windThe silent peopleIsland of the Great Yellow OxThe bogmanGod made Sunday, and other storiesThe green hills, and other stories
Alternative Names
Macken, Walter, 1915-

Mėkkin, Uolter, 1915-1967

Walter Macken irischer Autor und Schauspieler

Walter Macken schrijver uit Ierland

Уолтер Мэкен

Languages
English (372)

Dutch (14)

German (13)

French (12)

Polish (5)

Czech (4)

Russian (2)

Danish (1)