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Bagley, Desmond 1923-1983

Overview
Works: 366 works in 1,767 publications in 14 languages and 14,267 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 )

100 editions published between 1919 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 980 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
Night of error by Desmond Bagley( Book )

40 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 857 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
The tightrope men by Desmond Bagley( Book )

37 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in English and Finnish and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman
Windfall by Desmond Bagley( Book )

47 editions published between 1972 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kriminalroman
Flyaway by Desmond Bagley( Book )

40 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in English and Swedish and held by 848 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
The freedom trap by Desmond Bagley( Book )

61 editions published between 1971 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 824 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
Landslide by Desmond Bagley( Book )

69 editions published between 1967 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 816 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 )

91 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 800 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
Running blind by Desmond Bagley( Book )

41 editions published between 1970 and 2017 in English and Portuguese and held by 764 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 Vivero letter by Desmond Bagley( Book )

54 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 751 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
The snow tiger by Desmond Bagley( Book )

38 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 719 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
Juggernaut by Desmond Bagley( Book )

31 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 710 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
High citadel by Desmond Bagley( Book )

71 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 665 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 )

46 editions published between 1963 and 2017 in English and held by 591 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 )

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

Tom runs a chain of successful luxury hotels in the Bahamas. His future looks even brighter when he clinches a deal for the injection of fifty million dollars in new capital. Then a series of disasters follow and his wife is brutally kidnapped. Tom realises there is a cruel conspiracy against him and he acts swiftly
The spoilers by Desmond Bagley( Book )

34 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in English and held by 514 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 )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High citadel ; and, Landslide by Desmond Bagley( Book )

4 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in English and held by 51 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 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Snow Tiger: Fifty-four people died in the avalanche that ripped apart a small New Zealand mining town. But the enquiry which follows unleashes more destructive power than the snowfall
The golden keel ; The Vivero letter by Desmond Bagley( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The golden keel: When the Allies invaded southern Italy in 1943, Mussolini's personal treasure was moved north to safety. It was never seen again, but the secret of its whereabouts did not die with its escort. Years later, Peter Halloran decides to unearth the treasure but there are enemies awaiting his arrival
 
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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

Languages
English (660)

German (124)

Swedish (14)

Japanese (13)

Dutch (13)

Polish (12)

Spanish (10)

Finnish (6)

Czech (4)

Danish (3)

Norwegian (3)

Portuguese (1)

Italian (1)

Hebrew (1)

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Night of errorThe tightrope menWindfallFlyawayThe freedom trapLandslideWyatt's hurricaneRunning blind