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3 edition of twist of sand. found in the catalog.

twist of sand.

Geoffrey Jenkins

twist of sand.

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Published by Collins in London .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.J515 Tw, PR9369.3.J38 Tw
The Physical Object
Pagination320 p.
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5802827M
LC Control Number60017025
OCLC/WorldCa8783409

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A Twist of Sand book. Read 14 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Stein saw the white death in front of him and blenched. His face tu /5. Set in the mid s when the affects of World War II were still uncomfortably fresh in everyone's minds -- and lives -- A Twist of Sand pits a daring but discredited former Royal Navy submarine skipper against an ruthless ex-Nazi (ex.

maybe not) extortionist bent on a personal agenda to illegally exploit the region's resources -- for his own riches, of course/5(15). 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 5/5(1).

A twist of sand, a novel by Jenkins, Geoffrey and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Written inJenkins’ high adventure novel hits a couple of sour notes with a lame romantic subplot and jarring twist of sand.

book to black Africans. But, if you can overlook these minor flaws, you’ll find A Twist of Sand delivers a satisfying high adventure that just isn’t being written anymore. Author: Geoffrey Jenkins Publisher: Avon S Year: Print: 1 Cover Price: $ Condition: Good Plus Genre: Espionage SKU: Cover Art.

A Twist of Sand is the first-person account of the adventures of Captain Geoffrey Peace, who really goes through a lot. The book’s spine reads “Holy Writ” and below that “Bombay,” but the salesman says the book is referred to as the Book of Sand because, like the sand, it has no beginning or end.

The narrator asks if the book is a 19th century translation of the Scripture into a Hindustani language, but the salesman answers that he has never known when the book was created nor what language it. Maritime thriller based on a bestseller by Geoffrey Jenkins, starring Richard Johnson, Honor Blackman and Roy Dotrice.

A Keith Jennison book Unquestionably one of the most exciting tales of adventure in recent decades, this novel tells the gripping story of a man's search for redemption.

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 s: Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jenkins, Geoffrey, Twist of sand.

New York, Viking Press, [©] (OCoLC) Although A Twist of Sand is Jenkins' first novel it clearly shows the depth and breadth of both the author's imaginative twist of sand. book 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(11).

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.

Set in the mid s when the affects of World War II were still uncomfortably fresh in everyone's minds -- and lives -- A Twist of Sand pits a daring but discredited former Royal Navy submarine skipper against an ruthless ex-Nazi (ex.

maybe not) extortionist bent on a personal agenda to illegally exploit the region's resources -- for his own riches, of s: Directed by Don Chaffey. With Richard Johnson, Honor Blackman, Jeremy Kemp, Peter Vaughan.

A former British Naval Officer now makes his living by smuggling goods around the Mediterranean. After being forced to dump his cargo after nearly being caught by the authorities in Malta, he is eager to recoup his losses.

When a former colleague appears and tells a wild. 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. Directed by Don Chaffey. Synopsis. A former British Naval Officer now makes his living by smuggling goods around the Mediterranean.

After being forced to dump his cargo after nearly being caught by the authorities in Malta, he is eager to recoup his losses. When a former colleague appears and tells a wild story about.

His first novel, A Twist of Sand, was published in and immediately became a bestseller; it was later filmed. Eight more most successful novels followed having sold over five million copies in twenty-three different languages.

ews: 4. Description A submarine exploit set on the south-west coast of Africa, known to sailors as the Skeleton Coast. Lieutenant Commander Peace is drawn back there after the war and once again challenges the elements in a deadly adventure.

The author also wrote "The Unripe Gold". 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). Buy A Twist of Sand By Geoffrey Jenkins, in Very Good condition.

Our cheap used books come with free delivery in Australia. ISBN: ISBN a twist of sand by Geoffrey Jenkins ‧ RELEASE DATE: N/A 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.

A twist of Sand has further examples of the uniformly excellent model ship work by Bill Warrington. A secret advanced WW2 Nazi submarine is destroyed by a British submarine during a flashback sequence.

The bulk of the model action involves an ex WW2 fast patrol boat navigating the dangerous shoals off the skeleton coast of Africa to retrieve. A Twist of Sand.

By Jenkins, GeoffreyUlverscroft 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. Published on A TWIST OF SAND () Full Film Maritime thriller based on a bestseller by Geoffrey Jenkins, starring Richard Johnson, Honor Blackman and Roy Dotrice.

This Film is in The. A Twist of Sand () Plot. Showing all 1 items Jump to: Summaries (1) Summaries. A former British Naval Officer now makes his living by smuggling goods around the Mediterranean. After being forced to dump his cargo after nearly being caught by the authorities in Malta, he is eager to recoup his losses.

When a former colleague appears and. 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. A Twist Of Sand Pete Tarbit, Grade 9, Villanova College Short Story I was on a backpacking tour of Cooloola National Park doing some sand boarding when it happened. At the top of the dune I noticed that there was a small hill leading down the.

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Title: A Twist of Sand Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: Aug Publisher: Iuniverse Language: English. A Twist of Sand is a film directed by Don Chaffey with Richard Johnson, Honor Blackman, Jeremy Kemp, Peter Vaughan.

Year: Original title: A Twist of Sand. Synopsis: A former British Naval Officer now makes his living by smuggling goods around the Mediterranean. After being forced to dump his cargo after nearly being caught by the authorities in Malta, he is.

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When a former colleague appears and tells a wild story about smuggling diamonds out of South West Africa. Watch A Twist Of Sand movie trailer and get the latest cast info, photos, movie review and more on Honor Blackman.

Richard Johnson. Film starred:. A little creasing/a little wear/a few handling marks in places + slight discolouration around edges of front and back pages, otherwise in very good/excellent condition.

Released, 'A Twist of Sand' stars Richard Johnson, Honor Blackman, Jeremy Kemp, Peter Vaughan The movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 30 min, and received a. The town of Caledonia, Mich., is stunned after the authorities mixed up the identities of two women who were in an accident that killed five people."Twist and Shout" is a song written by Phil Medley and Bert Berns, later credited as "Bert Russell".

It was originally recorded by The Top Notes, but it became a chart hit as a single by the Isley Brothers in The song has been covered by several artists, including the Beatles on their first album Please Please Me (), the Tremeloes inand the Who in and .Evans' famous novel is one of 25 books, originally published under male aliases, that will be republished under the female authors' real names.

These include the pseudonymous authors George Sand.