WorldCat Identities

Hennessy, Max 1916-1991

Overview
Works: 14 works in 104 publications in 2 languages and 4,331 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Max Hennessy
The lion at sea by Max Hennessy( Book )

12 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and French and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the career of Kelly Maguire in the British navy during World War I
The bright blue sky by Max Hennessy( Book )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reckless days of early aviation are brought to life in a tale of daring, dashing young pilots waging war, and of the raging struggle between the hearts of two brave men for the heart of a beautiful woman
Back to battle by Max Hennessy( Book )

14 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third title in the exciting naval trilogy featuring the courageous Kelly Maguire. Commander Kelly Maguire, leader of men in the British Navy, finds himself plunged into blistering attacks at the battle of Dunkirk. From bitter fighting in the Mediterranean, to the landings at Normandy, this action-packed saga takes Maguire through trial to triumph. Against a background of personal tragedy, this is a compelling story of love and adventure
The dangerous years by Max Hennessy( Book )

10 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is talk of peace across Europe as the First World War draws to its bloody conclusion and the German naval fleet limps into Scapa Flow for a humiliating surrender. But for Lieutenant Kelly Maguire, new conflicts arise in Russia, the Mediterranean and the Far East. Maguire faces brutal choices and violent action
Once more the hawks by Max Hennessy( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the summer of 1939 and when war breaks out, Quinney finds himself flying through the skies of France, shot down over a cemetery and forced to make a breath-taking escape across Nazi Europe, into the hands of his nemesis, General Lee Tse Liu
Blunted lance by Max Hennessy( Book )

10 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Goffs, a family devoted to The Regiment - the Nineteenth Lancers - find themselves charting a history of the world from the Sudan to South Africa, Flanders to Palestine. Charging and retreating on the wide plains of a failing British Empire, Coby Goff rises to the rank of Field Marshal and Dabney is honoured as a hero
The crimson wind by Max Hennessy( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1911 newspaperman Harley Marquis is sent to cover the revolution in Mexico
The challenging heights by Max Hennessy( Book )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dicken Quinney, a brilliant, heroic, character finds himself flying in the Baltic in a fight against the Bolsheviks. But tragedy mixes with adventure as Quinney loses his lover, Zoe. This is the second novel in the trilogy involving the air ace
Soldier of the Queen by Max Hennessy( Book )

8 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First book in the Goff family series. "From Balaclava to the Zulu War, from the famous charge to the relentless spears of the Impis, this is the story of a heroic cavalry officer, Colby Goff, attractive to women and dedicated to the glory of his regiment. In a great sweep of imperial history it shows how Colby grows from a callous youth, frightened in his first combat less by the thought of death than by the possibility of doing something wrong, to an experienced soldier well used to the habit of independent action"--Fantastic Fiction website
The iron stallions by Max Hennessy( Book )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third novel in the Goff family trilogy. The Goff family have lived and died for the Nineteenth Lancers, but when Josh Goff runs away from school to enlist in the ranks of the cavalry under a false name, he winds up on the beaches of France. It is D-Day and heavy artillery pummels the landscape around him
The challenging heights by Max Hennessy( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Back to battle by Max Hennessy( Recording )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The captain of a destroyer in World War Two must call on all his courage and resourcefulness in a deadly naval encounter with German warships
The lion at sea by Max Hennessy( Recording )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The courageous adventures of midshipman Kelly Maguire of the Royal Navy during World War I. Followed by "The dangerous years." 1977
The dangerous years by Max Hennessy( Recording )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Pursues the adventures of three former classmates as they continue their careers in the Royal Navy following the First World War Marriage to his lifelong sweetheart still eludes the novel's hero, Kelly Maguire, but exciting assignments in Constantinople, Russia, and China lead to other amorous encounters. Sequel to "Lion at Sea"; followed by "Back to battle". Some strong language. c1978
 
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The iron stallions
Alternative Names

controlled identityHarris, John, 1916-1991

Harris, J.

Hennessy, Max

Hennessy, Max 1916-1991

Languages
English (101)

French (1)

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