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Ransome, Arthur 1884-1967

Overview
Works: 521 works in 2,297 publications in 11 languages and 35,553 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Folk tales  Action and adventure fiction  Biography  History  Adventure stories  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Author, Translator, Illustrator, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Creator, Other, Narrator
Classifications: PZ7.R175, 823.912
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Most widely held works about Arthur Ransome
 
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The fool of the world and the flying ship : a Russian tale by Arthur Ransome( Book )

31 editions published between 1968 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Czar proclaims that he will marry his daughter to the man who brings him a flying ship, the Fool of the World sets out to try his luck and meets some unusual companions on the way
Russia in 1919 by Arthur Ransome( )

37 editions published between 1919 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome( Book )

162 editions published between 1930 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The crew of the Swallow spend an adventurous summer on an English lake
The crisis in Russia by Arthur Ransome( )

30 editions published between 1921 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 2,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old Peter's Russian tales by Arthur Ransome( Book )

77 editions published between 1916 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-one fairy tales told by Old Peter to his two grandchildren
Swallowdale by Arthur Ransome( Book )

78 editions published between 1930 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Walker family endures a shipwreck, discovers a secret cave and valley, builds a camp on the mainland, and goes hiking in the mountains
We didn't mean to go to sea by Arthur Ransome( Book )

85 editions published between 1930 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on vacation in East Anglia, four children, whose previous sailing experience is limited to dinghies, accidentally drift out to the North Sea after the rising tide causes their cutter to drag anchor
Peter Duck : a treasure hunt in the Caribbees by Arthur Ransome( Book )

56 editions published between 1930 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six intrepid brothers and sisters crew out on the high seas where they brave every imaginable danger
Winter holiday by Arthur Ransome( Book )

69 editions published between 1933 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the adventures of two groups of children who spend a winter holiday by a great lake next to the mountains
Pigeon post by Arthur Ransome( Book )

63 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reunited for the summer, the Swallows and Amazons search for a lost gold mine in the hills above the lake and face many dangers including a forest fire, unsafe tunnels and a rival prospector
Oscar Wilde; a critical study by Arthur Ransome( Book )

72 editions published between 1912 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains a critical study on the life, letters and works of Oscar Wilde
Coot club by Arthur Ransome( Book )

46 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy and Dick have an adventure in the English countryside, involving frantic chases, calamitous boat collisions, and the attempts of their friends to protect nesting birds from rude holiday boaters
The Big six by Arthur Ransome( Book )

47 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six friends, in the last days of their summer vacation on England's watery Norfolk Broads, determine to find out who is constantly setting boats adrift along the river, especially when they become the chief suspects
Secret water by Arthur Ransome( Book )

49 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the adventures of the five Walker children after their parents leave them on a "desert island" with provisions for a long stay and a blank map to fill in
The Picts and the Martyrs, or, Not welcome at all by Arthur Ransome( Book )

52 editions published between 1943 and 2015 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The two Blackett sisters are allowed to stay at Beckfoot on their own with their trusty cook while their mother goes sailing on the North Atlantic. What has the makings of an adventure is soon ruined by the arrival of their great aunt
Great Northern? by Arthur Ransome( Book )

43 editions published between 1930 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a desperate rate at the end of a successful voyage in a sea-going yacht in Hebridean waters to save a pair of rare birds, not previously known to nest in the British Isles, from the clutches of an egg-collector who would destroy the nest and steal credit for its discovery
Missee Lee by Arthur Ransome( Book )

43 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their boat is burned and they are cast adrift in the South China Sea, Titty, Roger, Peggy, John, Nancy, Susan, and Captain Flint make their way to land only to find themselves the captives of the redoubtable Missee Lee, one of the last pirates operating off the China coast
Little daughter of the snow by Arthur Ransome( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Childless and sad, an elderly Russian man and his wife watch the village children playing in the snow. One day they decide to make their own little snow girl. Much to their amazement, her eyes start to shine, her hair turns black, and she comes alive! But, as Little Daughter of the Snow tells them, she isn't quite like other children: she plays outside all day and night, and eats ice porridge for breakfast. Arthur Ransome's poignant retelling of the classic Russian fairy tale carries a strong message about the true value of love. Tom Bower's stylish illustrations update the story for today's young readers
A night in the Luxembourg by Remy de Gourmont( Book )

15 editions published between 1912 and 1926 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En esta novela se encuentra el mayor afán creador y el espíritu crítico de su autor, Remy de Gourmont, las dos pasiones que le impulsaron a explorar nuevos ámbitos literarios y artísticos toda su vida . Esta obra es una bella fabulación, crítica e incisiva, acerca de la divinidad, el amor y la belleza, plena de poesía y de nostalgia; cargada de fantasía y de ideas en la búsqueda -siempre- de la felicidad. Gómez de la Serna calificó a Gourmont como el más raro y olvidado de los simbolistas franceses, y lo consideró un pornógrafo ideal
Bohemia in London by Arthur Ransome( Book )

25 editions published between 1907 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turn-of-the-century London was fertile ground for aspiring artists and writers, and in this 1912 volume, English author and journalist Arthur Ransome provides a fascinating firsthand view of London's artistic subculture in this period. Ransome "make[s] real on paper the strange, tense, joyful and despairing, hopeful and sordid life that is lived in London by young artists and writers" through vivid depictions of Chelsea art studios, Soho coffeehouses, tavern crawls, and numerous other amusements, occupations, and haunts of avant-garde London. With stylized illustrations and richly descriptive text, Bohemia in London brings this unique side of early twentieth-century London to life
 
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The fool of the world and the flying ship : a Russian tale
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Swallows and AmazonsOld Peter's Russian talesSwallowdaleWe didn't mean to go to seaPeter Duck : a treasure hunt in the CaribbeesWinter holidayPigeon postCoot club
Alternative Names
Arthur Ransome brit író

Arthur Ransome britischer Schriftsteller

Arthur Ransome Brits journalist (1884-1967)

Arthur Ransome écrivain britannique

Arthurus Ransome

Ransamu, Āsā 1884-1967

Ransome, A. 1884-1967

Ransome, A. M. 1884-1967

Ransome, Arthur M. 1884-1967

Ransome, Arthur Michell.

Ransome, Arthur Michell 1884-1967

Ransome, Arthur Mitchell.

Ransome Arthur Mitchell 1884-1967

Ransome, Artur.

Ransome, Arturas.

Ransome, Arturas 1884-1967

Rensom, Arṭhur 1884-1967

Rensoms, Arturs 1884-1967

Рэнсом, Артур

ארתור רנסום

ארתור רנסום סופר בריטי

רנסום, ארתור 1884-1967

רענסאם, ארטהור

רענסאָם, אַרטהור 1967־1884

آرثر رانسوم كاتب وصحفي إنجليزي

আর্থার র‍্যাণসাম

ആർതർ റാൻസം

랜섬, 아더

랜섬, 아서

아서 랜섬

アーサー・ランサム

ランサム, アーサー

ランソム

亞瑟·蘭塞姆

亞瑟·蘭森

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