3 edition of A twist of sand found in the catalog.
A twist of sand
Also published, London, Fontana, 1973. - Originally published, London, Collins, 1959.
|Statement||(by) Geoffrey Jenkins.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||320|
Book Two, following on from ‘A Twist of Eternity’. A character from Minervar’s past arrives unannounced with a surprise. An innocent opportunity that sparks both hers and her half daughter Nar’Allia’s imaginations. Alas, grasping this chance turns their world upside down.5/5. In The Book of Sand by Jorge Luis Borges we have the theme of curiosity, confusion, addiction, conflict, torment and obsession. Taken from his Collected Fictions collection the story is narrated in the first person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Borges may be exploring the theme of curiosity.
Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jenkins, Geoffrey, Twist of sand. New York, Viking Press, [©] (OCoLC) Title: A Twist of Sand Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: Aug .
Maritime thriller based on a bestseller by Geoffrey Jenkins, starring Richard Johnson, Honor Blackman and Roy Dotrice. A Twist of Sand. By Jenkins, Geoffrey , Ulverscroft Large Print Books ISBN The book is a fiction. Descripton: Reader's comment: Fiction, regarding experimental German U-boats in South African waters. Originally published A movie based on this book was released in - This book has been translated into other languages.
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A Twist of Sand. Geoffrey Jenkins. Rating details ratings 14 reviews. Stein saw the white death in front of him and blenched. His face turned a sickly green and he pulled out the Luger. "Get back!" he screamed. "Astern, astern!"/5. Although A Twist of Sand is Jenkins' first novel it clearly shows the depth and breadth of both the author's imaginative creativity and subject-matter expertise.
A masterful story of maritime intrigue along South Africa's Skeleton Coast (the western coastline of current-day Namibia), this story weaves fact with fiction in a manner that requires but the slightest suspense of disbelief to accept/5(15).
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Search results for: a-twist-of-sand. A Twist of Sand. Geoffrey Jenkins — in Fiction. Author: Geoffrey Jenkins File Size: A twist of sand book I was afraid of Stein, but I was scared to death of the sand-bars of the Curva dos Dunas. "You bloody fool!" I shouted. As I spun the wheel.
A TWIST OF SAND. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON BARNES & NOBLE GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. A first novel introduces a talent for high adventure and savage action- along with some exciting navigational detail of the attempt to reach the Skeleton Coast, a shoal of death off South West Africa.
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FORGOTTEN BOOKS # A TWIST OF SAND By Geoffrey Jenkins A twist of sand book Replies Geoffrey Jenkins’ mind-bending plot has a beautiful scientist who’s passionate about beetles, a super-secret Nazi nuclear powered U-boat, a Luger toting Bad Guy, a military court martial, a gripping submarine duel, and a mystery involving an enigmatic section of the African coast.
Forgotten Books: A TWIST OF SAND -- Geoffrey Jenkins This is ThrillerFest weekend, right. Then what better time to celebrate one of the great thriller writers of 50 years ago, Geoffrey Jenkins. Jenkins' books came along at just the right time for me.
I'd discovered Alistair MacLean a few years earlier and was looking for more in the same vein. The salesman, a Presbyterian, seems anxious to get rid of the “diabolical” book, but the price he quotes is too high for the narrator to afford.
Instead, the narrator offers to trade a month of his pension plus a Wyclif Bible he inherited from his parents for the Book of Sand. The salesman eagerly accepts this trade, stays to chat for a bit, and then leaves, never to be seen again. A Twist of Sand is a literate, imaginative first novel in the tradition of high and original adventure".
After the war Jenkins settled in Rhodesia, where he met his wife, author Eve Palmer (–). They married on 17 March They had a son named David (born c. A Twist of Sand is Jenkins' first, and in my mind his best (A Grue of Ice comes very, very close).
It grabs the reader from the outset and never lets go - but using tight, literate prose that never descends to condescension/5(16). Amazon Customer. out of 5 stars "A Twist Of Sand" conceals more plot twists than you can shake a stick at.
Reviewed in the United States on March 4, Verified Purchase. A 'ripping good yarn' as they say, especially when I first read "A Twist Of Sand" at age 16 or thereabouts, some 50 years ago/5(11).
A Twist of Sand: A Novel - Geoffrey Jenkins - Google Books. Unquestionably one of the most exciting tales of adventure in recent decades, this novel tells the gripping story of a man's search for 5/5(1). Personally, I was anxious to read another book by Jenkins after reading A Twist Of Sand.
Part of the attraction is the fact that these are action/thriller/mystery stories from decades ago, and it's interesting to check out what people were interested in reading, and what the perspective on heroic characters, politics, history, technology, etc Reviews: 4.
Maritime thriller based on a bestseller by Geoffrey Jenkins, starring Richard Johnson, Honor Blackman and Roy Dotrice. Help us caption & translate this video. Stein saw the white death in front of him and blenched. His face turned a sickly green and he pulled out the Luger. "Get back!" he screamed.
"Astern, astern!" He groped madly for the telegraph, pitching John, who was at the wheel, on the plating of the bridge. I was afraid of Stein, but I was scared to death of the sand-bars of the Curva dos Dunas.
Geoffrey Jenkins is the author of A Twist of Sand ( avg rating, ratings, 14 reviews, published ), A Grue Of Ice ( avg rating, 89 ratings, /5(41).
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