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Issue Details: First known date: 1955... 1955 The Breaking Wave
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Notes

  • Epigraph: Stanzas from A. C. Swinburne's poem 'The Triumph of Time'.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Heinemann , 1955 .
      Alternative title: Requiem for a Wren
      Extent: 287p.
    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Heinemann ,
      1955 .
      Alternative title: Requiem for a Wren
      Extent: 250p.
      Reprinted: 1960 , 1974 , 2000 , 1967 , 1962
      Note/s:
      • First reviewed in TLS, 29 April 1955.
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
      :
      William Morrow ,
      1955 .
      Extent: 282p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 6 April 1955.
    • Garden City, New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Doubleday ,
      1955 .
      Extent: 509p.
      Note/s:
      • Also contains contributions from other authors bound with Shute's 'complete' novel.
    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Reprint Society ,
      1956 .
      Alternative title: Requiem for a Wren
      Extent: 250p.
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Three of a Kind Nevil Shute , London : Heinemann , 1962 Z1423305 1962 selected work novel London : Heinemann , 1962 pg. 1-206
    Note: Alt Title: Requiem for a Wren
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
      :
      Ballantine Books ,
      1964 .
      Extent: 222p.
      Reprinted: 1969 , 1985
    • Geneva,
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      Switzerland,
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Edito-Service ,
      1968 .
      Alternative title: Requiem for a Wren
      Extent: 250p.
    • London,
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      England,
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      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Heron Books ,
      1968 .
      Alternative title: Requiem for a Wren
      Extent: 250p.
      Note/s:
      • Original illustrations by Patricia Ludlow.
      ISBN: 0900948086
    • c
      Canada,
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Heron Books ,
      1970-1979 .
      Alternative title: Requiem for a Wren
      Extent: 250p.
      Note/s:
      • Published by arrangement with William Heinemann. Original illustrations by Patricia Ludlow.
    • London,
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      England,
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      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Pan ,
      1971 .
      Alternative title: Requiem for a Wren
      Extent: 253p.
      ISBN: 0330026720
    • Leicester, Leicestershire,
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      England,
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      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Charnwood ,
      1987 .
      Alternative title: Requiem for a Wren
      Extent: 391p.
      ISBN: 0708984428
    • London,
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      England,
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      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Mandarin ,
      1990 .
      Alternative title: Requiem for a Wren
      Extent: 288p.
      ISBN: 0749303417
    • Thirsk, Yorkshire,
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      England,
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      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      House of Stratus ,
      2000 .
      Alternative title: Requiem for a Wren
      Extent: 285p.
Alternative title: Janet
Language: Danish
    • Copenhagen,
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      Denmark,
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      Scandinavia, Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Aalborg ,
      1955 .
      Extent: 250p.
    • Copenhagen,
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      Denmark,
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      Scandinavia, Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Vinten ,
      1961 .
      Extent: 190p.
      Reprinted: 1963 , 1981 , 1971

Other Formats

  • Also braille and sound recording.

Works about this Work

Reviewed Briefly 1955 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 20 July vol. 76 no. 3936 1955; (p. 2)

— Review of The Breaking Wave Nevil Shute , 1955 single work novel
Reviewed Briefly 1955 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 20 July vol. 76 no. 3936 1955; (p. 2)

— Review of The Breaking Wave Nevil Shute , 1955 single work novel
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