WorldCat Identities

Sykes, Christopher 1907-1986

Overview
Works: 82 works in 367 publications in 5 languages and 8,614 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Biographies  Short stories  Terms and phrases  Fiction  Military history  Music  Bibliography  Personal narratives‡vJewish 
Roles: Author, Editor, Correspondent, Interviewer
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Most widely held works by Christopher Sykes
Evelyn Waugh : a biography by Christopher Sykes( Book )

42 editions published between 1975 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As a comic writer, as a satirist, as a master of English prose Evelyn has been more admired than any other novelist of his generation. Recent readings from his war novels on the BBC have shown that this was no passing fashion. Yet few authors have inspired, have courted, so much antipathy and resentment by their public utterances and attitudes." --Publisher's description
Nancy; the life of Lady Astor by Christopher Sykes( Book )

17 editions published between 1972 and 1986 in English and held by 1,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A biographical study of Lady Astor that emphasizes her early years in America and her role in British politics and society." --Publisher's description
Crossroads to Israel by Christopher Sykes( Book )

48 editions published between 1965 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the establishment of the state of Israel from the Balfour Declaration of 1917 to the first seventeen years of the new state is a confused and often tragic one. The story is told here as fully as possible. Successive British Governments played parts in the story ranging from the magnificent to the shabby. Mr Sykes, who lived in Palastine during the thirties, endeavours to tell the story fairly and sympathetically
No ordinary genius : the illustrated Richard Feynman by Richard P Feynman( Book )

15 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This intimate, moving, and funny book traces Feynman's remarkable adventures inside and outside science, in words and in more than one hundred photographs, many of them supplied by his family and close friends. The words are often his own and those of family, friends, and colleagues such as his sister, Joan Feynman; his children, Carl and Michelle; Freeman Dyson, Hans Bethe, Daniel Hillis, Marvin Minsky, and John Archibald Wheeler. It gives vivid insight into the mind of a great creative scientist at work and at play, and it challenges the popular myth of the scientist as a cold reductionist dedicated to stripping romance and mystery from the natural world. Feynman's enthusiasm is wonderfully infectious
Orde Wingate : a biography by Christopher Sykes( Book )

31 editions published between 1949 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography deals with the British officer in World War II who organized special patrols against the Arab terrorists and became devoted to the cause of Zionism
Four studies in loyalty by Christopher Sykes( Book )

24 editions published between 1848 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tormented loyalty; the story of a German aristocrat who defied Hitler by Christopher Sykes( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two studies in virtue by Christopher Sykes( Book )

14 editions published in 1953 in English and Undetermined and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Character and situation; six short stories by Christopher Sykes( Book )

8 editions published between 1949 and 1950 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Troubled loyalty : a biography of Adam von Trott zu Solz by Christopher Sykes( Book )

12 editions published between 1900 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wassmuss : "the German Lawrence" by Christopher Sykes( Book )

13 editions published between 1936 and 1943 in 3 languages and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answer to question 33 by Christopher Sykes( Book )

4 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diplomatic situation with British and Near East setting
A song of a shirt by Christopher Sykes( Book )

9 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seven deadly sins by Ian Fleming( Book )

2 editions published between 1962 and 2002 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This sparkling curiosity was inspired by Ian Fleming, who in 1962 had the intriguing idea of asking eminent British writers to comment on the deadly sins for the London Sunday Times. The result is a colletive display of wit, erudition, and common sense, as each author essays his or her assigned vice."--Cover
Adam von Trott : eine deutsche Tragödie by Christopher Sykes( Book )

6 editions published in 1969 in German and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dates & parties by Christopher Sykes( Book )

8 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William : or, More loved than loving by Arthur Paul John Charles James Gore Sudley( Book )

3 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wassmuss, T̀he German Lawrence' : his adventures in Persia during and after the War by Christopher Sykes( Book )

6 editions published between 1900 and 1937 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noblesse oblige; an enquiry into the identifiable characteristics of the English aristocracy by Nancy Mitford( Book )

6 editions published between 1956 and 1959 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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No ordinary genius : the illustrated Richard Feynman
Alternative Names

controlled identityWaughburton, Richard

Christopher Sykes British writer

Christopher Sykes écrivain britannique

Saiḳs, Krisṭofer 1907-1986

Sykes, Christopher Hugh.

Кристофер Сайкес

סיקס, כריסטופר 1907-

سايكس، كريستوفر

كريستوفر سايكس، 1907-1986

사이크스, 크리스토퍼 1907-

Languages
English (240)

German (23)

Hebrew (6)

Spanish (3)

Japanese (1)

Covers
The seven deadly sins