Sard Harker

a novel by John Masefield

Publisher: Heinemann

Written in English
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Statementby J. Masefield.
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  The book has always been acknowledged to be one of Masefield's finest – and he continued to exploit this rich vein in two further "nautical" novels: The Taking of the Gry ( – set in a port in Sard Harker's South America); and Victorious Troy () – a "hurricane" novel to compare with the classics of the genre: Conrad's Typhoon and. In his autobiography Little Wilson and Big God (), Anthony Burgess mentions encountering the following question in his examination for the 'Customs and Excise' service: Give the ingredients of a rattling good yarn, with reference to either Redgauntlet, The Four Feathers, The Thirty-Nine Steps, or Sard Harker. (Burgess, , p) Habituated to the subtleties of .   Finally available, a high quality book of the original classic edition of The Everlasting Mercy. It was previously published by other bona fide publishers, and is now, after many years, back in print. This is a new and freshly published edition of this culturally important work by John Masefield, which is now, at last, again available to :   Sard Harker () A novel by John Masefield John Masefield's Central America During the s John Masefield, the future Poet Laureate, published two novels set in the imaginary Latin American republic of Santa Barbara, Sard Harker () and ODTAA (). Both novels touch on the career of the supposedly legendary dictator, Don Manuel, and both.

John Masefield, , BY: Constance Babington Smith Author of books: Salt-Water Ballads (, poetry) The Tragedy of Man () The Tragedy of Pompey the Great () The Everlasting Mercy (, poetry) Dauber (, poetry) Reynard the Fox (, poetry) Sard Harker (, novel) Odtaa (, novel) Basilissa (, novel) In the Mill ( Born: This collection is comprised of 41 items, most of which are letters or cards from English poet, playwright and novelist, John Masefield to Miss Mabel Cary Fogg of West Didsbury, Manchester. The collection covers the years from to , when the poet was in his most productive and well regarded years. Masefield was born in Ledbury in Herefordshire, to Caroline and George Masefield, a solicitor. His mother died giving birth to his sister when Masefield was only six, and he went to live with his aunt. His father died soon after, following a mental breakdown.

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Sard's life in many ways just marks time between In many ways the feel of the old book added to the experience. This is a strange book, the adult prequel to the children's books (the Midnight Folk, and the Box of Delights), in which Kay's grandfather and grandmother find each other/5.

Sard Harker by Masefield, John and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Sard Harker is the first of three novels by Masefield set in the fictional nation of Santa Barbara in South America preceding ODTAA and The Taking of the Gry.

The story has all the elements of adventure: the sea, Central America, bandits, dictators, Satanist. Sard Harker by John Masefield (Author) › Visit Amazon's John Masefield Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author.

Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. John Masefield (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. ISBN 5/5(1). Sard Harker is an adventure novel by John Masefield, first published in Apart from the prologue, the story is set in "Sard" Harker, first mate of the ship Pathfinder, ashore in the South American port of Las Palomas, overhears two shady customers discussing a plot against a visiting Englishman and his g obliged to warn them, Harker finds himself.

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Sard Harker by John Masefield - On it's surface 'Sard Harker' is an adventure novel, and a very successful one at that—pulling the reader along through to its.

Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Masefield, John, Sard Harker. New York: Macmillan, Sard Harker Santa Barbara Series, Book 2 On it's surface 'Sard Harker' is an adventure novel, and a very successful one at that—pulling the reader along through to its inevitable conclusion.

But there's much more than just an adventure story here, including lyrical prose set against a dreamscape of both real and imagined danger. Sard Harker, although imperfect as a novel, has that extra element which, in my opinion, marks it as the true predecessor of the Kay Harker stories which are now Masefield's best known prose.

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Published Condition First American Edition. Aside from minor foxing, fine in a very good dust jacket with some tears, splitting, a faded spine, and. "'Sard Harker' is written with verve and salt. It has the relish for rough life and the gusto of Smollett.

Life has been poured into the pages of this book in beautiful prose, in which Masefield has caught up the clash of human passion and. Chisholm Harker, rector of Windlesham, in Berkshire, wrote a pamphlet on English Mediæval Mystical Romances, and died young, leaving a widow and one son, Chisholm, the “Sard” Harker of these pages, who was thirteen at his father’s death.

Mrs. Harker married again two years later. Book - Sard Harker. Sard Harker ().jpg. Sard Harker () Sard Harker ().jpg From the Collection of Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village 89 Merri Street Warrnambool Victoria Description Sard Harker Author: John Masefield Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd Date: Size H x W x D cm.

On it's surface 'Sard Harker' is an adventure novel, and a very successful one at that—pulling the reader along through to its inevitable conclusion. But there's much more than just an adventure story here, including lyrical prose set against a dreamscape of both real and imagined danger.

Odtaa., Sard Harker, and The Taking of the GrySeries Works: ODTAA, Sard Harker, The Taking of the Gry. "When Sard Harker was first published incritics on both sides of the Atlantic hailed John Masefield's intensely exciting novel as the greatest adventure story published in many years.

Here is a well-merited reissure of one of Mr. Masefield's most dramatic novelsSeller Rating: % positive. In worn shape Check pictures very carefully for the condition Sold a sis In box John MASEFIELD / SARD HARKER Signed Limited Edition First Edition Rare.

Shipped with USPS Media Rating: % positive. Harker is an English surname. Some genealogical records show that the origin of Harker comes from the North-West regions of England- North of the Lake ation is that Harker is the result of the combination of Romanized hyphenation of the surnames Hart or Hare and Kerr.

(Hart - a type of stag; Hare - a rabbit; Kerr - a marshland.). Sard Harker () by John Masefield () is an adventure novel first published in October It is the earlier of three novels by Masefield set in the fictional nation of Santa Barbara in South America.

The others are "Odtaa" and "The Taking of the Gry". John Masefield was a well-known English poet and novelist. After boarding school, Masefield took to a life at sea where he picked up many stories, which influenced his decision to become a writer.

Upon returning to England after finding work in Ne. Azaleas (Sard Harker p) and poison ivy (ODTAA pp, ), though conforming to popular expectations that tropical flora should be either lurid or toxic, are North American rather than Central or South American plants.

The house occupied by the people whom Sard Harker visits to give his warning is called Los Xicales. Odtaa is a novel by John Masefield, first published in It is a prequel to Sard Harker, and is set during the events briefly described in the opening pages of that novel: the rebellion, led by Don Miguel de Encinitas, against the tyrannical Don Lopez de Meruel, Dictator of Santa Barbara.

The protagonist of the novel is Highworth Ridden, a young Englishman sent by his. John Edward Masefield OM (/ ˈ m eɪ s ˌ f iː l d, ˈ m eɪ z-/; 1 June – 12 May ) was an English poet and writer, and the Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from until Among his best known works are the children's novels The Midnight Folk and The Box of Delights, and the poems "The Everlasting Mercy" and "Sea-Fever".

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Like Kay, like Kay’s relative Sard Harker in the earlier novel, like Masefield himself, the book is interested in everything – all trades, all crafts, all modes of speech – and has little patience for class hierarchies, except insofar as these affect the language and behaviour of the astonishingly varied cast of people and animals that.

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B. Yeats, Dauber, Sard Harker, Multitude and solitude, A tarpaulin muster. “Sard Harker” by John Masefield. [Elsie Godsell’s book is more of a pamphlet really, it only contains six pages of text, but I treasure it because it has a passage in it about my Pedlingham ancestors.

Also available from Elsie at Colwall library are.