WorldCat Identities

Barr, Robert 1849-1912

Overview
Works: 185 works in 932 publications in 4 languages and 7,089 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  History  Film adaptations  Television series  Television crime shows  Detective and mystery television programs  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Arranger
Classifications: PR4069.B38, C813.4
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Most widely held works about Robert Barr
 
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The O'Ruddy : a romance by Stephen Crane( Book )

39 editions published between 1903 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the midst of alarms by Robert Barr( Book )

78 editions published between 1893 and 2014 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the late 1860s, typically peaceable Canada found itself under attack. The invaders were members of the Fenian Brotherhood, an Irish Republican group based in the U.S. In a series of raids that occurred over a period of years, hundreds were wounded and dozens were killed, and many historians believe that the attacks fomented anti-American feelings in Canada. This gripping fictionalized account of the raids offers a blow-by-blow narrative of the most significant skirmishes
In a steamer chair and other shipboard stories by Robert Barr( Book )

29 editions published between 1892 and 2011 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The measure of the rule by Robert Barr( Book )

21 editions published between 1907 and 2013 in English and French and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The triumphs of Eugène Valmont by Robert Barr( Book )

26 editions published between 1906 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Shelf2Life Literature and Fiction Collection is a unique set of short stories, poems and novels from the late 19th to early 20th centuries. From tales of love, life and heartbreaking loss to humorous stories of ghost encounters, these volumes captivate the imaginations of readers young and old. Included in this collection are a variety of dramatic and spirited poems that contemplate the mysteries of life and celebrate the wild beauty of nature. The Shelf2Life Literature and Fiction Collection provides readers with an opportunity to enjoy and study these iconic literary works, many of which were written during a period of remarkable creativity
A woman intervenes; or, The mistress of the mine by Robert Barr( Book )

31 editions published between 1895 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected stories of Robert Barr by Robert Barr( Book )

8 editions published in 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rivals of Sherlock Holmes( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 166 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.)
Tekla; a romance of love and war by Robert Barr( Book )

30 editions published between 1898 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From whose bourne by Robert Barr( Book )

29 editions published between 1893 and 2011 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unchanging East by Robert Barr( Book )

22 editions published between 1900 and 1980 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jennie Baxter, journalist by Robert Barr( Book )

30 editions published between 1898 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 149 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
The dark island by Robert Barr( Book )

7 editions published between 1972 and 1975 in English and Spanish and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a lonely Hebridean island, a crofter finds a strange torpedo-like object. As the purpose of this projectile becomes clear, there unfolds a fast-moving story of espionage, lonely adventures and sudden death
The mutable many. A novel by Robert Barr( Book )

26 editions published between 1896 and 2011 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rock in the Baltic by Robert Barr( Book )

25 editions published between 1906 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 126 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 strong arm by Robert Barr( Book )

26 editions published between 1897 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The face and the mask by Robert Barr( Book )

25 editions published between 1894 and 2013 in English and held by 110 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 94 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?
Revenge! by Robert Barr( Book )

17 editions published between 1896 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

17 editions published between 1896 and 2015 in English and held by 85 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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Alternative Names

controlled identitySharp, Luke, 1849-1912

Barr, R., 1850-1912

Barr, Robert, 1850-1912

Robert Barr romanziere britannico

Sharp, Luke

Sharp, Luke 1850-1912

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Languages
English (518)

Spanish (2)

French (2)

Italian (1)

Covers
The triumphs of Eugène ValmontA woman intervenes; or, The mistress of the mineSelected stories of Robert BarrFrom whose bourneA rock in the BalticThe sword maker