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Severin, Timothy

Overview
Works: 196 works in 840 publications in 17 languages and 20,180 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Historical fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Sources  Action and adventure fiction  Travel writing  True adventure stories  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Author, Host, Producer, Author of screenplay
Classifications: G470, 823.92
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The Brendan voyage by Timothy Severin( Book )

75 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the 1976 voyage of Tim Severin and his crew from Ireland to North America in a small leather boat
In search of Robinson Crusoe by Timothy Severin( )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Severin travels the Pacific and Caribbean investigating stories of survival that made have inspired Defoe to create Robinson Crusoe
Explorers of the Mississippi by Timothy Severin( Book )

31 editions published between 1967 and 2002 in English and held by 1,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the explorations of conquistadors, voyageurs, and charlatans who discovered, opened up and exploited the Mississippi River Valley
The Horizon book of vanishing primitive man by Timothy Severin( Book )

7 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes chapters on the Ainu, Eskimos and Lapps
In search of Moby Dick : quest for the white whale by Timothy Severin( Book )

24 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Severin sets off to retrace Melville's travels around the South Pacific to discover if the Great White Whale is fact or myth
In search of Genghis Khan by Timothy Severin( Book )

19 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1989 Tim Severin set off on a journey to cross Mongolia with a band of native horsemen, intent on re-enacting the feat of the 13th-century courier-riders who served Genghis Khan. This is an account of his gruelling trek, on which he discovered that Genghis Khan is the subject of a renewed cult
The Sindbad voyage by Timothy Severin( Book )

55 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tim Severin's account of his 1980 quest to recreate the Seven Voyages of Sindbad, from Oman to China, and thereby to test the truth of the tales of the "Arabian Nights". Severin's ship was made from Malabar timbers held together with coconut rope, and his crew included eight Omani seamen
The oriental adventure : explorers of the East by Timothy Severin( Book )

15 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The African adventure; four hundred years of exploration in the dangerous continent by Timothy Severin( Book )

4 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The golden Antilles by Timothy Severin( Book )

10 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Odinn's child by Timothy Severin( Book )

22 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in an ancient Viking world full of brooding Norse mythology and bloodthirsty battles, this is the first volume in an epic historical fiction trilogy
Sea robber : the pirate adventures of Hector Lynch by Timothy Severin( Book )

19 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hector Lynch follows his quest for the young Spanish woman, Maria, with whom he has fallen in love. His search takes him and his friends on a nightmare passage around Cape Horn where they come across a small warship entombed on an icefloe, her only crew two skeletons - the captain frozen to death in his cabin and a dog.--Publisher
Buccaneer by Timothy Severin( Book )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sailing across the Caribbean, Hector Lynch falls into the hands of the notorious buccaneer, Captain John Coxon, who mistakes him for the nephew of Sir Thomas Lynch, Governor of Jamaica. Hector encourages the error so that his friends Jacques and Dan can go free. Coxon then delivers Hector to Sir Henry Morgan, a bitter enemy of Governor Lynch, expecting to curry favour with Morgan, but is publicly humiliated when the deception is revealed. From then on, Hector has a dangerous enemy, and Coxon seeks to revenge himself on Hector ...Befriended by Jezreel, an ex-prize fighter, Hector meets up again with his friends Jacques and Dan, and the four comrades join the great buccaneer raid, which marches through the jungle along the Panama coastline. But their expedition is soon interrupted - with deadly consequences
Corsair by Timothy Severin( Book )

24 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen-year-old Hector Lynch and his sister Elizabeth are taken prisoner by slave catchers. Hector's life plunges into a turbulent and lawless world that is full of surprises. Separated from Elizabeth, he is sold to the slave market of Algiers. There, he survives with the help of his newfound friend Dan, a Miskito Indian from the Caribbean
Sworn brother by Timothy Severin( Book )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second volume in the Viking trilogy, an epic historical adventure in a world full of Norse mythology amd muderous feuds
King's man by Timothy Severin( Book )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is Constantinople, 1035: Thorgils has become a member of the Varangian lifeguard and witnesses the glories of the richest city on earth but also the murderous ways of the imperial family. Under the leadership of warrior chief Harald Sigurdsson, he is set up as the unwitting bait in a deadly ambush to destroy Arab pirates harassing the Byzantine shipping lanes in the Mediterranean. When Harald eventually ascends the throne of Norway, his liegeman Thorgils is despatched on a secret mission to Duke William of Normandy with a plan to coordinate the twin invasions of England. On 20 September 1066, Harald's fleet of three hundred ships sails up the Ouse, confident of success, but a prophetic dream warns Thorgils that Duke William has duped his allies and the Norsemen are heading for disaster at Stamford Bridge. Thorgils embarks upon a race against time to reach and warn his liege lord before the battle begins. But will Odinn's devout follower really be able to anticipate what fate has decreed and save the heritage of his Viking ancestors?
The Jason voyage : the quest for the Golden Fleece by Timothy Severin( Book )

15 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jason and the Argonauts set out in search of the Golden Fleece, their journey took them from present-day Greece across the Aegean Sea, through the Dardanelles and the Sea of Marmara; then via the Bosphorus, into the Black Sea, and along the north coast of Turkey to Georgia. The author proves that the journey could have been made in an oared galley. Along the route he investigates many of the adventures attributed to the Argonauts
Seeking Robinson Crusoe by Timothy Severin( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and German and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Who was the real Robinson Crusoe? In search of the world's most famous castaway, Tim Severin travels where men were shipwrecked or abandoned in the days of the pirates and buccaneers ... and lived to tell their tales of survival." "A Scottish sailor, Alexander Selkirk, has long been considered the real-life inspiration for Crusoe. So Severin begins his quest on the island of Juan Fernandez, 400 miles off the coast of Chile, where Selkirk was marooned for four years." "Seeking Robinson Crusoe combines travel to remote islands and shores with literary detective work. Its cast of characters ranges from rascally eighteenth-century sea captains to the present-day native peoples of the Caribbean rim, from a Scots schoolmaster to a research student from Canada who can speak the obscure Miskito language. A tale of adventure and discovery, Seeking Robinson Crusoe is a journey into myth and history."--Jacket
The emperor's elephant by Timothy Severin( Book )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sigwulf, a Saxon prince exiled to the court of Carolus, King of the Franks, is summoned by the royal advisor Alcuin of York. Carolus has received magnificent gifts from the Caliph of Baghdad and is determined to send back presents that will be equally sensational. White is the royal colour of Baghdad so the most important gifts will be rare white animals from the Northlands. Sigwulf, having proved himself as a royal agent to Moorish Spain, has been selected to obtain the creatures, then take them to Baghdad. He must find white gyrfalcons and two white polar bears and -- as Carolus has seen its picture in a book of beasts -- a unicorn. He and his companions travel far into the north. Though they obtain some of the animals, they quickly realize that not all are even real. Setting out for Baghdad with their menagerie, they encounter danger after danger and it seems that someone is trying to wreck their mission ... with each stage of the long journey bringing a new and unexpected peril
Privateer by Timothy Severin( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hector Lynch and his companions are in the Caribbean, diving to plunder a wreck on the notorious Vipers reef, when they are spotted by a passing Spanish ship. To prevent news of their activities getting out, they cripple the Spanish vessel by burning her sails - an act of piracy - and then head for their base in Tortuga. There Hector's wife Maria awaits, for she and Hector are planning a better life for themselves - this time on the right side of the law. But a chance encounter at sea means that Hector and his comrades run afoul of Laurens de Graff - renowned swashbuckling mercenary captain - now in command of a royal French frigate. Slipping from de Graff's clutches, Hector and his friends are cast away on the tiny desert island, Salt Tortuga. Hector tries desperately to make his way back to Maria, meanwhile she has decided to undertake the hazardous journey to find him. Hector's adventures and Maria's tenacity lead them towards Port Royal in Jamaica - known as the wickedest city on earth. And Hector, accused of piracy, once more enters a world he had sworn to leave behind
 
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In search of Moby Dick : quest for the white whale
Alternative Names
Mac Cafferty Jan

MacCafferty Jan

MacCafferty, Jan 197X-

Mc Cafferty Jan

McCafferty, Jan

McCafferty, Jan 197X-

McCafferty, Jan Ms.

Severin, Tim.

Severin, Tim 1940-

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Severin Timothy 1940-....

Sīfīrīn, Tīm 1941-

Tim Severin britischer Abenteurer, Historiker und Schriftsteller

Tim Severin scrittore e esploratore britannico

Timothy Severin Brits auteur

Xieweilun, Timu 1940-

Северин, Тим

Северін Тім

Тим Северин

تيم سيفيرين، 1940-

سفرن، تيم، 1940-

سڨرن، تيم

세버린, 티모시 1940-

세버린, 팀 1940-

팀 세버린

セヴェリン, T

セヴェリン, ティム

ティム・セヴェリン

提姆・谢卫仑 1940-

提姆・謝韋侖 1940-

蒂姆·塞韦林

谢卫仑, 提姆 1940-

謝韋侖, 提姆 1940-

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