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Barr, Robert 1849-1912

Overview
Works: 185 works in 1,059 publications in 6 languages and 9,897 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Television series  Television crime shows  Detective and mystery fiction  Illustrated works  Novels  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Contributor, Arranger
Classifications: PR4069.B38, C813.4
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Barr
The O'Ruddy : a romance by Stephen Crane( Book )

42 editions published between 1903 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When up-and-coming American author Stephen Crane died of tuberculosis at the tragically young age of 28, he left behind an uncompleted manuscript. Several years later, Canadian author Robert Barr completed the manuscript, although scholars are unsure how much writing each author contributed to the published version of the novel, a multi-generational family epic that begins in Ireland
In the midst of alarms by Robert Barr( Book )

93 editions published between 1893 and 2016 in English and Dutch and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This satirical and witty first novel is a high-spirited account of the 1866 Fenian 'invasion' of Canada near Ridgeway. Adding spice to the novel are the romances of the two leading men, a Toronto professor and an American reporter, who become involved with farmer's daughters
In a steamer chair and other shipboard stories by Robert Barr( Book )

26 editions published between 1892 and 2005 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The measure of the rule by Robert Barr( Book )

33 editions published between 1907 and 2016 in English and French and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Measure of the Rule, originally published in 1907, is the nearest Robert Barr came to writing an autobiographical novel. It concerns the Toronto Normal School and the experiences there in the 1870s of a young man who undoubtedly is Barr himself
The triumphs of Eugène Valmont by Robert Barr( Book )

39 editions published between 1906 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author Robert Barr makes a key contribution to the early canon of detective fiction with his character Eugene Valmont, a French master detective who eventually retires from his government role and sets up a private practice in London. This volume contains a number of the top-ranked tales featuring Valmont's keen investigative skills
A woman intervenes; or, The mistress of the mine by Robert Barr( Book )

34 editions published between 1895 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tekla; a romance of love and war by Robert Barr( Book )

33 editions published between 1898 and 2012 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unchanging East by Robert Barr( Book )

30 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rivals of Sherlock Holmes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crime abounded in late Victorian and Edwardian times--from the streets of London to the country houses of nobility; from the royal apartments of Vienna to the hotel rooms of quiet Copenhagen. Sherlock Holmes took on many of the era's crooks, killers, blackmailers, and schemers, but so did the fictional sleuths of other celebrated writers of the time. (from container.)
Selected stories of Robert Barr by Robert Barr( Book )

7 editions published in 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jennie Baxter, journalist by Robert Barr( Book )

34 editions published between 1898 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This charming mystery from Scottish-Canadian author Robert Barr focuses on the adventures of plucky, pretty journalist Jennie Baxter. Said to be based in part on the journalistic crusader Nellie Bly, Jennie is an intelligent and indefatigable sleuth--and a formidable foe of crooks and thieves
Lord Stranleigh, philanthropist by Robert Barr( Book )

32 editions published between 1908 and 2013 in English and French and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mutable many. A novel by Robert Barr( Book )

29 editions published between 1896 and 2012 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From whose bourne by Robert Barr( Book )

28 editions published between 1893 and 2011 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The strong arm by Robert Barr( Book )

31 editions published between 1897 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Immerse yourself in this enthralling collection of short stories set in what is now Germany in the early Middle Ages. Damsels in distress, chivalrous knights, gloomy castles, and heated battlefield contests abound. The collection includes the novella The Strong Arm, along with a variety of shorter pieces in the same vein
A rock in the Baltic by Robert Barr( Book )

28 editions published between 1906 and 2015 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sail away for nautical adventure and romance in this tale from Robert Barr. A British officer en route to America via cruise ship has an unexpected encounter with a fellow passenger, an American woman, and soon finds himself head-over-heels in love. But messy romantic entanglements lead to larger problems that threaten to end the budding relationship before it really begins
The face and the mask by Robert Barr( Book )

26 editions published between 1894 and 2015 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-four delightful short stories are collected in this volume. Mr. Barr is one of the most interesting and remarkable of American writers. ""A pure humorist, "" A. Conan Doyle calls him. He is happily described by The London Atheneaum as a writer who deals with real men and women
The sword maker by Robert Barr( Book )

25 editions published between 1910 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Get set for exciting swashbuckling exploits in this medieval action-adventure tale from Scottish-Canadian novelist Robert Barr. Prince Roland, who is next in line for the throne, has been kidnapped by a band of power-hungry politicos. Will he be able to escape captivity and assume his rightful role?
A prince of good fellows by Robert Barr( Book )

17 editions published between 1902 and 2015 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One day's courtship : and the heralds of fame by Robert Barr( Book )

24 editions published between 1896 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains two entertaining novellas from Scottish-Canadian writer Robert Barr. One Day's Courtship is farcical romance that describes a canoe trip taken by two artists--strangers before the day of the outing--to view a local scenic landmark. In The Heralds of Fame, two rival writers stuck on the same trans-Atlantic voyage vie for the attention of a pretty passenger
 
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Selected stories of Robert Barr
Alternative Names

controlled identitySharp, Luke, 1849-1912

Barr, R., 1850-1912

Barr, Robert, 1850-1912

Robert Barr Brits schrijver (1849-1912)

Robert Barr romanziere britannico

Sharp, Luke

Sharp, Luke 1850-1912

Роберт Барр

바, 로버트 1849-1912

バー, ロバート

ロバート・バー

Languages
English (613)

French (3)

Japanese (3)

Italian (2)

Korean (1)

Dutch (1)

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The triumphs of Eugène ValmontSelected stories of Robert BarrA rock in the BalticThe sword maker