WorldCat Identities

Bagley, Desmond 1923-1983

Works: 405 works in 2,000 publications in 16 languages and 14,390 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Adventure stories  Action and adventure fiction  Film adaptations  Readers (Publications)  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Honoree
Classifications: PR6052.A315, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Desmond Bagley
Most widely held works by Desmond Bagley
The enemy by Desmond Bagley( Book )

116 editions published between 1919 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 977 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 )

45 editions published between 1973 and 2019 in English and Finnish and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rain does not stop Ernest and Celestine from picnicking
Flyaway by Desmond Bagley( Book )

46 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in English and Swedish and held by 838 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 )

45 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 836 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 )

52 editions published between 1972 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Action thriller by the classic adventure writer about security consultant, Max Stafford, set in Kenya. When a legacy of GBP40 million is left to a small college in Kenya, investigations begin about the true identities of the heirs - the South African, Dirk Hendriks, and his namesake, Henry Hendrix from California. Suspicion that Hendrix is an impostor leads Max Stafford to the Rift Valley, where a violent reaction to his arrival points to a sinister and far-reaching conspiracy far beyond mere greed
Landslide by Desmond Bagley( Book )

75 editions published between 1967 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 817 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
Wyatt's hurricane by Desmond Bagley( Book )

102 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 798 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
The freedom trap by Desmond Bagley( Book )

51 editions published between 1971 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 793 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
Running blind by Desmond Bagley( Book )

43 editions published between 1970 and 2018 in English and Portuguese and held by 744 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
The snow tiger by Desmond Bagley( Book )

54 editions published between 1975 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 743 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 Vivero letter by Desmond Bagley( Book )

58 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeremy Wheale's well-ordered life is blasted apart when his brother is murdered. The killer was after a family heirloom - an antique gold tray - which sets Wheale on a trail from Devon to the tropical rainforest of Yucatan. There he joins the hunt for a lost Mayan city. But in the dense cover of the jungle a band of vicious convict mercenaries are waiting to strike
Juggernaut by Desmond Bagley( Book )

39 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Action thriller by the classic adventure writer set in Africa. It is no ordinary juggernaut. Longer than a football pitch, weighing 550 tons, and moving at just five miles per hour, its job - and that of troubleshooter Neil Mannix - is to move a giant transformer across an oil-rich African state. But when Nyala erupts in civil war, Mannix's juggernaut is at the centre of the conflict - a target of ambush and threat, with no way to run and nowhere to hide
High citadel by Desmond Bagley( Book )

76 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 666 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 )

50 editions published between 1963 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 585 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
Bahama crisis : a novel by Desmond Bagley( Book )

60 editions published between 1980 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an ction thriller set in the islands of the Caribbean. Tom Mangan was a sharply successful entrepreneur who lured the super-rich to his luxury hotels in the sun-soaked Bahamas. Then violent tragedy struck: his own family disappeared, and a series of misfortunes, accidents and mysterious epidemics began to drive the tourists away and wreck Mangan's livelihood. Fatally, he becomes determined to confront his enemy - and the hunt is on
The spoilers by Desmond Bagley( Book )

37 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in English and held by 512 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
The spoilers by Desmond Bagley( Recording )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Action thriller by the classic adventure writer set in the Middle East. When film tycoon Robert Hellier loses his daughter to heroin, he declares war on the drug pedlars, the faceless overlords whose greed supplies the world with its deadly pleasures. London drug specialist Nicholas Warren is called upon to organise an expedition to the Middle East to track down and destroy them - but with a hundred million dollars' worth of heroin at stake, Warren knows he will have to use methods as deadly as his prey
High citadel ; and, Landslide by Desmond Bagley( Book )

4 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High citadel: When Tim O'Hara is hijacked and forced to crash land in the middle of the Andes, his troubles are only beginning
The snow tiger ; Night of error by Desmond Bagley( Book )

6 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Night of Error: When Mark Trevelyan dies on a journey to a remote Pacific atoll, the verdict that it was natural causes doesn't convince his brother, Mik
The tightrope men by Desmond Bagley( Recording )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giles Denison of Hampstead wakes up in an Oslo hotel wearing another man's pyjamas and with another man's face
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Alternative Names
Bagley, Desmond 1923-

Desmond Bagley British writer

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.バグリイ 1923-1983

バグリイ, デズモンド