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Bramah, Ernest 1869?-1942

Overview
Works: 156 works in 608 publications in 5 languages and 15,390 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Television series  Television crime shows  Detective and mystery fiction  Fantasy fiction  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ernest Bramah
Kai Lung's golden hours by Ernest Bramah( Book )

79 editions published between 1922 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kai Lung is a wandering storyteller accused of treason--and not unlike Scheherazade of The One Thousand and One Arabian Nights, he must rely upon his silver tongue to escape conviction. With the help of beautiful Hwa Mei, who has the attention of evil Ming Shu, Kai tries to regain his freedom by spinning a series of entertaining tales that intrigue his captor. Laced with romance and adventure, spiced with fantasy and the supernatural, these stories will transport readers to a mandarin's court in ancient China."--Cover
The wallet of Kai Lung by Ernest Bramah( Book )

108 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fans of fantasy fiction will fall for this collection of Asian-inspired tales set in ancient China. Told through the voice of an itinerant master storyteller and traveling bard Kai Lung, the loosely interconnected stories will engross modern readers who prefer their fiction with a strong dose of alluring cultural appeal
Max Carrados by Ernest Bramah( Book )

34 editions published between 1904 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private inquiry agent Mr Carlyle, urgently seeking an authoritative opinion on the provenance of an antique coin, is directed to the home of Mr Carrados, expert numismatist and specialist in identifying forgeries. Upon his arrival, the two men recognise each other as old schoolmates, and Carlyle is shocked to discover that his friend is now completely blind. Yet his pity is misplaced - the urbane Carrados is remarkably skilled in deduction, interpreting his exquisitely precise sense of touch, and analysing his manservant's detailed visual observations. So when he informs Carlyle that he harbours an ambition to become a detective himself, an investigative partnership is born
Kai Lung unrolls his mat by Ernest Bramah( Book )

31 editions published between 1928 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best Max Carrados detective stories by Ernest Bramah( Book )

4 editions published between 1972 and 2017 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sightless detective Max Carrados solved his first cases in Edwardian London, in the early days of the 20th century when the city was the beating heart of the vast British Empire. This collection contains the very best tales of the blind sleuth,10 adventures that range from his first challenge, "The Coin of Dionysus," to mysteries set during the World War I era and the early 1920s. Like Sherlock Holmes, Max Carrados debuted in The Strand magazine, and his stories rivaled those of the Baker Street detective in popularity. Since then, compilation volumes of the frequently anthologized tales have long been out of print and hard to find. This collection offers an excellent introduction to the suave private investigator whose deductive skills are surpassed only by his perceptive powers, which enable him to hear a heartbeat from across the room. Carrados' creator, Ernest Bramah, was one of the few authors in the early days of detective fiction who could combine physical and intellectual thrills with imagination and stylistic brilliance. Brimming with charm and humor, these vintage stories are utterly unique in the field of detective literature"--
The rivals of Sherlock Holmes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Thorndyke is an early proponent of forensic investigation; and there is the blind gumshoe Mac Carrados; and gentleman thief Simon Carne; and Mr. Carnacki who is a detective of the occult. These men pit their wits against the best that London's underworld has to offer. Victorian London was a boon for crooks and a bane to Scotland Yard, whose job it was to keep the city safe from criminals
The eyes of Max Carrados by Ernest Bramah( Book )

22 editions published between 1923 and 2016 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following a bidding war at auction, an antique book is purloined in a coup of cool effrontery ... A child is abducted, but the note sent to her mother does not contain threats or demand a ransom - it assures her instead that the girl is in safe hands, and promises she will return uninjured ... Ancient family legend holds that, when a pool of blood is seen upon the tower stairs, an Aynosforde has but two weeks to live - and the stain has now appeared ... Max Carrados, the blind detective, will call on all his remarkable faculties to solve these and other mysteries brought to his door
Kai Lung beneath the mulberry-tree by Ernest Bramah( Book )

10 editions published between 1940 and 1978 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mirror of Kong Ho by Ernest Bramah( Book )

26 editions published between 1905 and 2017 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lively and amusing collection of letters on western living written by Kong Ho, a Chinese gentleman. These addressed to his homeland, refer to the Westerners in London as barbarians and many of the aids to life in our society give Kong Ho endless food for thought. These are things such as the motor car and the piano; unknown in China at this time
The celestial omnibus [by] Ernest Bramah by Ernest Bramah( Book )

7 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max Carrados mysteries by Ernest Bramah( Book )

12 editions published between 1927 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Max Carrados Mysteries' is a collection of stories about Bramah's famous detective, Max Carrados
The specimen case by Ernest Bramah( Book )

7 editions published between 1924 and 2013 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The return of Kai Lung by Ernest Bramah( Book )

2 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secret of the league; the story of a social war by Ernest Bramah( Book )

22 editions published between 1907 and 2016 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This remarkably prescient dystopian novel was released in 1907, just before fascism began to gain traction in Europe. Author Ernest Bramah details a richly imagined alternate history in which the British Labour Party suddenly skyrockets in popularity and influence, leading to the establishment of an administration heavily influenced by the tenets of socialism--and bringing about a slew of unintended consequences
The tragedy at Brookbend Cottage by Ernest Bramah( Book )

11 editions published between 1926 and 2000 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Game Played In The Dark by Ernest Bramah( Book )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English farming and why I turned it up by Ernest Bramah( Book )

2 editions published in 1894 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Coin Of Dionysius by Ernest Bramah( Book )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FOUR MAX CARRADOS DETECTIVE STORIES by Ernest Bramah( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

One of the unlikeliest fictional detectives ever brought to life in print, Max Carrados is a sophisticated private detective who was blinded in a tragic horse-riding accident. To compensate for this disability, he has sharpened his other senses to nearly supernatural levels of acuity, and he calls on his remarkable skills in all four of the pulse-pounding tales collected in this volume
Mirror of kong ho, the by Ernest Bramah( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Kai Lung beneath the mulberry-tree
Alternative Names

controlled identitySmith, Ernest Bramah, 1869?-1942

Bramah, Ernest B. 1868-1942

Bramah, Ernst 1868-1942

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Bramah, Smith Ernest

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Brammah Smith, Ernest

Ernest Bramah Brits journalist (1868-1942)

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Ernest Bramah englischer Schriftsteller

Ernest Bramah las alforjas de kai-lung

Smith, Bramah Ernest 1868-1942

Smith, Brammah Ernest 1868-1942

Smith, E. B.

Smith, E.B. 1868-1942

Smith, E.B. 1869?-1942

Smith, Ernest Bramah.

Smith, Ernest Bramah 1868-1942

Smith Ernest Bramah 1869?-1942

Smith, Ernest Brammah

Smith, Ernest Brammah 1868-1942

브래머 스미스, 어니스트 1868-1942

브래머, 어니스트 1868-1942

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Languages
English (395)

German (4)

Chinese (2)

Spanish (2)

French (1)

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