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Bagley, Desmond 1923-1983

Overview
Works: 513 works in 1,747 publications in 5 languages and 14,306 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Suspense fiction  Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Adventure stories  Action and adventure fiction  Film adaptations  Readers (Publications)  Detective and mystery films  High interest-low vocabulary books 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Honoree
Classifications: PR6052.A315, 823.914
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Most widely held works about Desmond Bagley
 
Most widely held works by Desmond Bagley
The enemy by Desmond Bagley( Book )

73 editions published between 1919 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an undercover industrial espionage agent for the British government falls in love with a genetics biologist, he is drawn into a complicated investigation involving a vicious attack on the biologist's sister, the disappearance of her father, a scientific genius who secretly defected from Russia thirty years before, and the dangerous genetic research on which the biologist is working
The tightrope men by Desmond Bagley( Book )

32 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Flyaway by Desmond Bagley( Book )

32 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sudden disappearance of an obscure clerk for a British engineering firm leads Max Stafford, head of Security Consultants, Ltd., to North Africa, where he teams up with an American veteran of World War II, who has made the desert his home for thirty-five years, to search out the wreck of an airplane which had disappeared in 1936 and to discover that the plane had been sabotaged and who had done it
Night of error by Desmond Bagley( Book )

23 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in English and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike and his brother Mark, are oceanographers and share an obsession for the sea and discovering its secrets. Mike learns that his brother has died on a remote atoll in the Pacific and within days the news is followed by a sinister succession of events
Windfall by Desmond Bagley( Book )

24 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kriminalroman
The freedom trap by Desmond Bagley( Book )

41 editions published between 1971 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Scarperers, a brilliantly organised gang for getting long term prisoners out of prison has sprung Slade, a notorious Russian agent. Slade's trail leads British agent Owen Stannard to the mastermind behind the Scarperers
Wyatt's hurricane by Desmond Bagley( Book )

82 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hurricane Mabel is far out in the Atlantic Ocean and moving slowly northwards. Perhaps it will never come near land at all. But if it hits the island of San Fernandez, many thousands of people will die. There could be winds of more than 250 kilometres an hour. There could be a huge tidal wave from the sea, which will drown the capital city of St Pierre. Mabel will destroy houses, farms, roads, bridges ... Only one man, David Wyatt, believes that Mabel will hit San Fernandez, but nobody will listen to him
Landslide by Desmond Bagley( Book )

53 editions published between 1967 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a British Columbia logging town, a geologist has two weeks to solve a personal mystery, to keep from being murdered, and to find out who he really is
Running blind by Desmond Bagley( Book )

38 editions published between 1970 and 2017 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Stewart only had to deliver a parcel, but now, standing on a deserted road in Iceland with a murdered man at his feet, it doesn't look so simple
Juggernaut by Desmond Bagley( Book )

27 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A huge juggernaut is transporting a transformer through an oil-rich West African nation. Neil Mannix leads the Anglo-American convoy on its dangerous mission. When civil war erupts, the juggernaut becomes a mobile hospital and a symbol of hope for thousands of refugees
The Vivero letter by Desmond Bagley( Book )

30 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeremy's well-ordered life is blasted apart when his brother is murdered during the theft of an antique golden tray. Jeremy leaves the family Welsh farm for the wild tropical jungles of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. With his brother's enemies on his trail Jeremy searches for a fabled hoard of gold from a lost Mayan city
High citadel by Desmond Bagley( Book )

43 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hijacking of an airplane catapults several people of vastly different backgrounds into a pitched battle with Communists in the Andes
The golden keel by Desmond Bagley( Book )

45 editions published between 1963 and 2017 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adventure story based on the disappearance of Mussolini's treasure, one of the most daring hijacking exploits in recent history
The spoilers by Desmond Bagley( Book )

31 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suspense, danger and intrigue await a wealthy Englishman as he and his personal task force set out to destroy a world-wide narcotics ring
Bahama crisis : a novel by Desmond Bagley( Book )

15 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The snow tiger by Desmond Bagley( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A catastrophic avalanche brings disaster to the inhabitants of a small New Zealand mining town, bringing out the best and the worst in the people
The snow tiger by Desmond Bagley( Book )

5 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An enquiry following an avalanche which destroyed a small New Zealand mining town, reveals a divided community which had ignored all danger signals. Ian Ballard, the young managing director of the mine, finds his career and even his life, depends upon his ability to clear his name
The snow tiger by Desmond Bagley( Book )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The snow tiger by Desmond Bagley( Book )

16 editions published between 1975 and 2000 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the white death came to the New Zealand town of Hukhoronui, Dr. Robert Scott was blown across the river in his car, Liz Peterson was buried alive, and Matt Houghton saw his house topple. In the inquiry following the avalanche, their stories were heard and gradually a community that had been torn apart began to realize the disaster wasn't so natural and had been planned by two disgruntled brothers
Bahama crisis by Desmond Bagley( Book )

4 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Bagley, Desmond 1923-

Desmond Bagley Brits journalist

Desmond Bagley écrivain britannique

Desmond Bagley englischer Thriller-Autor

Desmond Bagley escritor británico

Дезмънд Багли

Десмонд Бэгли

בגלי, דזמונד 1923-1983

בגלי, דסמונד

デズモンド・バグリィ

デズモンド.バグリイ 1923-1983

バグリイ, デズモンド

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