John Biggins (author)
John Biggins (born 31 October 1949) is a British writer of historical fiction. He is best known for his novel A Sailor of Austria (1991) set in the Austro-Hungarian Navy during World War I, which vividly depicts life on board the primitive and dangerous U-boats of the period.
Biggins' novel The Surgeon's Apprentice was included by The Spectator magazine on its "Books of the Year" list.
The Prohaska series
- A Sailor of Austria (1991)
- Vivat Österreich! (2011) – German translation of A Sailor of Austria (1991)
- The Emperor's Coloured Coat (1992)
- The Two-Headed Eagle (1993)
- Tomorrow The World (1994)
The van Raveyck series
The Surgeon's Apprentice (2010)
- "A Sailor of Austria". Publishers Weekly.
- Review: A Sailor of Austria. Publisher's Weekly. Retrieved 10 March 2014.
- "Books of the Year". The Spectatior.
- "A SAILOR OF AUSTRIA". Kirkus Reviews.
- "A Sailor of Austria: In Which, Without Really Intending to, Otto Prohaska Becomes Official War Hero No. 27 of the Habsburg Empire". Strategy Page.
- "A sailor of Austria : a novel". WorldCat
- "The Emperor's Coloured Coat". Publisher's Weekly.
- "THE EMPEROR'S COLOURED COAT". Kirkus REviews.
- "The Two-Headed Eagle". Publishers Weekly.
- "THE TWO-HEADED EAGLE". Kirkus Reviews
- "Tomorrow The World". Historical Novel Society.