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Masters, John 1914-1983

Overview
Works: 219 works in 1,218 publications in 12 languages and 18,842 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Military history  Historical fiction  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  War fiction  Spy stories  Drama  Political fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Classifications: PS3525.A8314, 813.54
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Most widely held works by John Masters
Bhowani Junction, a novel by John Masters( Book )

104 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tensions and conflicts that accompanied the birth of modern India are grippingly evoked in John Masters' classic Bhowani Junction. Set in the late 1940s and first published in 1954 in the wake of Partition, the novel has increased in stature over the years
Nightrunners of Bengal, a novel by John Masters( Book )

92 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Captain Rodney Savage of the 13th Rifles celebrates the start of 1857 in the isolated town of Bhowani there is unrest stirring in the neighbouring state of Kishanpur. Captain Savage is ordered to Kishanpur to protect the state's ruler and her young son. As the tension develops into violence and the British struggle to identify who is loyal to them the full horror of the Indian Mutiny emerges. One of the great novels of India, Nightrunners of Bengal combines John Master's mastery of story-telling with an intuitive sense of history
Now, God be thanked : a novel by John Masters( Book )

23 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War: Part one of a trilogy on World War I
Coromandel! A novel by John Masters( Book )

53 editions published between 1955 and 1989 in 7 languages and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illiterate Wiltshire farm boy makes his way to Coromandel, India, in 1627
The road past Mandalay, a personal narrative by John Masters( Book )

43 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in English and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A personal story of the Second World War in Burms. India, and Mandalay
Heart of war : a novel by John Masters( Book )

21 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A panoramic novel of World War I includes an intriguing, complex array of British and American soldiers heroically committed to fighting and unwillingly relinquished by the loves left behind
By the green of the spring : a novel by John Masters( Book )

14 editions published between 1980 and 1993 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the North-West Frontier to the war in France and the civil war in Ireland, the story follows the fortunes of four Kent families through the cataclysm that ended the golden Edwardian dream forever
Far, far the mountain peak, a novel by John Masters( Book )

56 editions published between 1957 and 2001 in 7 languages and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Peter Savage, civil servant in India and foremost mountain climber
Casanova by John Masters( Book )

17 editions published between 1969 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The real fascination of the career of Giacomo Casanova is often overlooked by those who know of him only for his sexual exploits. Great lover he was, perhaps; but he was also much more. This biography of the real-life Don Juan tells of his life and offers a view of 18th century Europe
The Ravi Lancers, a novel by John Masters( Book )

16 editions published between 1972 and 1985 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The deceivers, a novel by John Masters( Book )

76 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English Civil servant uncovers cult of Kali, which murders and robs as part of its religion
The Himalayan concerto by John Masters( Book )

25 editions published between 1976 and 1988 in 5 languages and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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High command by John Masters( Book )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Confronted by several German battallions, the British Expeditionary Force fleeing to the rear, the commanding officer suffering a loss of nerve, the regiment is captive to the decision of Major Bill Miller
The Venus of Konpara by John Masters( Book )

35 editions published between 1960 and 1985 in 4 languages and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The perilous jungle search for an ancient Indian statue changes the course of many lives - European, Hindu, and aboriginal
To the coral strand; a novel by John Masters( Book )

34 editions published between 1949 and 1976 in English and Swedish and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How a son of British India, Colonel Rodney Savage, struggles to find a new way of life in his newly independent native land
The lotus and the wind, a novel by John Masters( Book )

54 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young British officer in India searches for truth on metaphysical level
Trial at Monomoy, a novel by John Masters( Book )

24 editions published between 1964 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a Cape Cod town is isolated by a great storm, the inner lives and personalities of the townspeople are revealed
Fandango Rock by John Masters( Book )

44 editions published between 1959 and 1981 in 5 languages and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tension between the personnel at an American Air Base in Spain and the local inhabitants forms the backdrop for this story
The rock; a novel by John Masters( Book )

7 editions published between 1970 and 1996 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thunder at sunset by John Masters( Book )

13 editions published between 1965 and 1976 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The commanding officer of a tiny British protectorate in the South China sea risks court-martial to do battle with some American-trained radicals
 
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Nightrunners of Bengal, a novel
Alternative Names
John Masters britischer Autor und Offizier in der Britisch–Indischen Armee

John Masters Brits romanschrijver (1914-1983)

Masters, John 1914-

Джон Мастерс

ג'ון מאסטרס סופר בריטי

জন মাস্টার্স

Languages
English (733)

German (38)

Danish (17)

Swedish (11)

Spanish (9)

French (8)

Finnish (7)

Dutch (2)

Italian (2)

Turkish (2)

Bable (1)

Catalan (1)

Covers
Nightrunners of Bengal, a novelThe road past Mandalay, a personal narrativeCasanovaBugles and a tiger : my life in the Gurkhas