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Dobbs, Michael 1948-

Overview
Works: 154 works in 778 publications in 17 languages and 18,233 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Television series  Political television programs  Television adaptations  Political fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Thrillers (Television programs)  Television remakes  Television programs 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Creator, Other
Classifications: PR6054.O23, 823.914
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House of cards by Michael Dobbs( Book )

86 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in 16 languages and held by 1,445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francis Urquhart is Chief Whip and he has his hands on every secret in politics and is willing to betray them all to become Prime Minister. Mattie Storin is a tenacious young political correspondent. She faces the biggest challenge of her life when she stumbles upon a scandalous web of intrigue and financial corruption at the very highest levels. She is determined to reveal the truth, but she must risk everything to do so
Never surrender : a novel of Winston Churchill by Michael Dobbs( Book )

24 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Friday, May 10, 1940, Hitler launches a devastating attack that within days will overrun France, Holland, and Belgium, and bring Britain to its knees at Dunkirk. This historical novel follows Winston Churchill as he leads his nation during three of the most crucial weeks of its history
To play the king by Michael Dobbs( Book )

37 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The role of the monarchy in modern Britain comes under scrutiny as Prime Minister Francis Urquhart threatens to expose Royal secrets when his plans are blocked by the idealistic new King. Their differences of opinion quickly degenerate into open hostility. The battlefield ranges from architecture to the underprivileged; the battle is fought with rigged opinion polls, manipulated newspaper headlines, sexual scandal and economic brinkmanship as Urquhart sets out to destroy not only the King's family and friends but even the King himself
Churchill's triumph : a novel of betrayal by Michael Dobbs( Book )

24 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the close of World War Two, in 1945, the most powerful men alive - Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin - gather to survey the smoking ruins of Europe at the famous Yalta Conference. They must try and create a future where the atrocities of the last few years could never happen again
Churchill's hour by Michael Dobbs( Book )

23 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Churchill continues to lead the country while war ravages Europe
The final cut by Michael Dobbs( Book )

25 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and Polish and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francis Urquhart is about to take his place in the record books as the longest-serving Prime Minister this century. Yet it seems the public is tiring of him at last, and the movement to force him from power is growing. But Urquhart is not yet ready to be driven from office
The edge of madness by Michael Dobbs( Book )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Polish and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cyber-warfare: the kind that brings nations to their knees, switching off energy lifelines, crippling the financial markets, starving leaders of authority. An old Russian nuclear reactor goes into Chernobyl-style meltdown while, on the other side of the world, the US Eastern Seaboard is plunged into darkness. No one knows - yet - who is responsible for the chaos. Hidden from view of the rest of the world, an extraordinary meeting of the US President, the Russian President and the British Prime Minister is about to take place. They have the weekend to save the world - and they must do it alone. Something serious is going on in Beijing. Military manoeuvres. Troops on the streets. It's as though the Chinese are preparing for the final thrust against their old enemies, bringing them to their knees in a war that will see not a single shot being fired
The sentimental traitor by Michael Dobbs( Book )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bomb blows a plane from the skies above Kent, killing all 50 young Americans, the children of the US diplomatic community in London, on board. The savage media reaction to the atrocity will sweep away a powerless Prime Minister and many of his followers at the next election. Britain is about to be taken over - unless Harry Jones can stop it
The lords' day by Michael Dobbs( Book )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unthinkable happens in London. Terrorists seize everyone within the House of Lords on the opening day of Paliament, including the Queen
Winston's war by Michael Dobbs( Book )

24 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winston Churchill is at the lowest point of his career. He has spent a decade in the wilderness, ignored, reviled, branded a warmonger. The next morning, a despondent Churchill receives a visitor at Chartwell, a BBC journalist named Guy Burgess, and the course of Churchill's career turns
The reluctant hero by Michael Dobbs( Book )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Jones, hero of The Edge of Madness, is caught in a web of international intrigue, with an old friend as bait and a female scorpion at his side
A ghost at the door by Michael Dobbs( Book )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Tell me about your father.' Five short, razor-edged words that rip the world of Harry Jones to pieces. He barely knew his father Johnnie and hated what little he did know, yet no man is able to escape the shadows of the past. Harry has already lost almost everything - his seat in parliament, his reputation, his fortune. There is little left apart from his love for the headstrong Jemma, and now he must risk losing her and even his own life to uncover the truth about his dead father. What starts as a gentle enquiry uncovers a trail of murder and guilt-ridden love that dates back to Johnnie's student days. Harry's search leads from a burning house in Bermuda to a graveyard in Greece, from the croquet lawns of his father's Oxford college to the altar of one of Wren's finest London churches. At every turn Harry discovers that the childhood world he thought he knew, was false, along with almost everyone in it. Only when he confronts his own death does he realize that all along he's been used as a pawn in a far larger game
Last man to die by Michael Dobbs( Book )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spring 1945. The final weeks of the war. One man holds the secret that will decide the fate of post-war Europe: Peter Hencke, an unlikely hero, a German prisoner-of-war on the run. Refusing to wait for peace and the freedom it will finally bring, Hencke is fired by a personal mission that drives him to risk everything in his lonely, treacherous journey across wartime Britain, back through the battle-torn remnants of the Third Reich - to the very heart of encircled Berlin. One man faced by the mightiest armies ever assembled, pursued by the most powerful and ruthless men in Europe - and helped and loved by two of the most extraordinary women. The secret of Peter Hencke will be hidden until the very last moments of the war
The House of cards trilogy by Paul Seed( Visual )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francis Urquhart schemes and backstabs his way to the top in this malevolent satire of the highest realms of government
Old enemies by Michael Dobbs( Book )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A global conspiracy behins in the Swiss Alps, when a teenage girl is thrown from a helicopter and her boyfriend, Ruari, is brutally abducted. Yet this is no ordinary kidnap; it is about power, not money
First lady by Michael Dobbs( Book )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Dobbs returns to the subject that made him a household name -- the high drama and machinations of the political world. This is HOUSE OF CARDS for the 21st century, an insider's view of the dynamics of power by a writer who has had a privileged seat at the court of government for many, many years. This time the king maker is a woman, Camilla Hastings, mid-thirties, attractive, self-sufficient, ambitious. This is the story of her transformation from dutiful political wife to masterful manipulator of the entire political process at Westminster. She is a woman who is driven by the failings of men and the greed of others to take over their system and undermine it, to repay them in kind. In this battle she has two great allies -- the intuition and determination of a wronged wife, and the blind ineptitude of Westminster men
Whispers of betrayal by Michael Dobbs( Book )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the first time in many years, Goodfellowe can see happiness within his grasp. He is with the woman he loves and has a chance to return to the top ranks of politics. But he hadn't reckoned on his old schoolfriend Colonel Peter Amadeus, a former Paratrooper who feels betrayed by the government
The touch of innocents by Michael Dobbs( Book )

19 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Devereux, one of the most powerful politicians in the country, and Isadora Dean, a rising star of television news, are drawn into conflict when Isadora suspects Devereux is behind the death of her baby daughter
Goodfellowe MP by Michael Dobbs( Book )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Goodfellowe is not like other MPs. His private life is a mess, his love life is abysmal, he has an overdraft and a drink-driving conviction. He also has a talent for getting into trouble. He lives in London's Chinatown, and when he is asked to help a young Chinese girl, he has no idea he's heading into conflict with the Prime Minister, the police and the press -- particularly Freddy Corsa, a newspaper proprietor who sets out to ruin Goodfellowe financially, politically and sexually. Goodfellowe is one man against the system, and he is about to be destroyed in tomorrow's newspaper
House of cards( Visual )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francis Underwood has his hands on every secret in politics and is willing to betray them all to become President
 
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Never surrender : a novel of Winston ChurchillTo play the kingChurchill's triumph : a novel of betrayalChurchill's hourThe final cutThe edge of madnessThe lords' dayWinston's war
Alternative Names
Daobusi, Maikeer, 1948-

Dobbs, Michael John 1948-

Michael Dobbs, Baron Dobbs britischer Politiker und Schriftsteller (Conservative Party)

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Michael Dobbs politico e scrittore britannico

Майкл Доббс британский политик-консерватор и писатель

مایکل دابز سیاست‌مدار بریتانیایی

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迈克尔·多布斯 British conservative politician and best-selling author

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