Ambler, Eric 1909-1998
Most widely held works about Eric Ambler
Most widely held works by Eric Ambler
The Levanter by Eric Ambler ( Book )
55 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 1,460 libraries worldwide
Michael Howell is "the Levanter," an English businessman trying to keep his family firm intact in Syria, a country undergoing a revolution. He and his secretary-mistress are captured by a splinter group who want him to manufacture bombs.
The light of day by Eric Ambler ( Book )
73 editions published between 1953 and 2006 in 8 languages and held by 1,457 libraries worldwide
The grand master of suspense has created an engaging thriller about a bumbling petty thief caught up in an international jewel heist.
The care of time by Eric Ambler ( Book )
36 editions published between 1981 and 2000 in 7 languages and held by 1,342 libraries worldwide
Robert Halliday, ghost-writer, television reporter, a man with a past in the world of subterfuge, is drawn into a complex international intrigue.
The Schirmer inheritance by Eric Ambler ( Book )
50 editions published between 1953 and 2005 in 8 languages and held by 1,120 libraries worldwide
Story of a lawyer searching for the lost heir to an American fortune and finally finding him living as a bandit chief in the hills of Greece.
A coffin for Dimitrios by Eric Ambler ( Book )
43 editions published between 1939 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 1,021 libraries worldwide
Krimi. Via forfatteren og detektiven Latimer tegnes gradvist et portræt af den afdøde titelperson, Dimitrios, fra en død krop i et lighus i Istanbul til illegal våbenhandel i Balkan og narkotikasmugling i Frankrig.
The Intercom conspiracy by Eric Ambler ( Book )
57 editions published between 1959 and 2000 in 9 languages and held by 1,015 libraries worldwide
Takes the listener to the civilized thuggery of secret service work in Geneva where two disgruntled colonels have worked out a profitable way of playing super-powers off against each other.
Doctor Frigo by Eric Ambler ( Book )
51 editions published between 1900 and 2001 in 10 languages and held by 1,013 libraries worldwide
The siege of the Villa Lipp by Eric Ambler ( Book )
12 editions published between 1977 and 1994 in English and held by 986 libraries worldwide
A professor has studied an international criminal and wants to expose him. Two colleagues are on hand as witnesses, but none bargained with a third party at the Mediterranean villa who wants to put a stop to the encounter.
Journey into fear by Eric Ambler ( Book )
71 editions published between 1940 and 2002 in 10 languages and held by 952 libraries worldwide
Story of international intrigue and a mounting fear of death in the mind of an English engineer returning from Turkey.
A kind of anger by Eric Ambler ( Book )
39 editions published between 1964 and 1998 in 8 languages and held by 917 libraries worldwide
An international news reporter is given the task of finding a missing girl who witnessed a murder in Switzerland, and discovers more than he bargained for.
Passage of arms by Eric Ambler ( Book )
65 editions published between 1959 and 2004 in 7 languages and held by 889 libraries worldwide
In this classic thriller, two American tourists find more adventure than they bargained for when they get involved with Chinese gun smugglers and Muslim revolutionaries, learning first hand about the intrigue of the post-colonial world.
The dark frontier by Eric Ambler ( Book )
48 editions published between 1936 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 849 libraries worldwide
Que peuvent avoir de commun l'éminent physicien Henry Bastow et un personnage aussi trouble que Simon Groon qui travaille pour l'une des plus grandes sociétés productrices d'armes? Et comment le paisible professeur Bastow a été améne à devenir un redoutable agent secret? La réponse à ces questions va se jouer dans les bas-fonds sordides d'Europe orientale.
A night to remember ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in English and held by 793 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the sinking of the Titanic.
Epitaph for a spy by Eric Ambler ( Book )
65 editions published between 1938 and 2002 in 12 languages and held by 718 libraries worldwide
Joseph Vadassy was just another tourists at the rather seedy Mediterranean hotel -- until he was charged with spying.
Cause for alarm by Eric Ambler ( Book )
56 editions published between 1900 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 652 libraries worldwide
Nicky Marlow needs a job. He's engaged to be married and the employment market is pretty slim in Britain in 1937. So when his fiancé points out the Spartacus Machine Tool notice, he jumps at the chance. After all, he speaks Italian and he figures he'll be able to endure Milan for a year, long enough to save some money. Soon after he arrives, however, he learns the sinister truth of his predecessor's death and finds himself courted by two agents with dangerously different agendas. In the process, Marlow realizes it's not so simple to just do the job he's paid to do in fascist Italy on the eve of a world war. -- publisher's description.
Here lies : an autobiography by Eric Ambler ( Book )
29 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 642 libraries worldwide
The autobiography of the British mystery writer.
Dirty story; a further account of the life and adventures of Arthur Abdel Simpson by Eric Ambler ( Book )
21 editions published between 1967 and 1989 in English and held by 641 libraries worldwide
Judgment on Deltchev by Eric Ambler ( Book )
41 editions published between 1900 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 612 libraries worldwide
Foster, a young British author, is sent to report on the trial of Yordan Deltchev and becomes involved in a deadly conspiracy.
The mask of Dimitrios by Eric Ambler ( Book )
72 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in 12 languages and held by 523 libraries worldwide
Dimitrios Makropoulos a eu presque toutes les polices d'Europe à ses trousses. Dans les années 1930, lorsque le colonel Haki montre à Charles Latimer le cadavre qui repose en sûreté à la morgue d'Istanbul, celui-ci, auteur de romans policiers à succès, pense alors reconstituer la carrière criminelle de l'homme. Mais sa tentative pour voir derrière le masque de Dimitrios va se révéler dangereuse.
Background to danger by Eric Ambler ( Book )
49 editions published between 1937 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 460 libraries worldwide
Kenton's career as a journalist depended on his facility with languages, his knowledge of European politics, and his quick judgment. Where his judgment sometimes failed him was in his personal life. When he finds himself on a train bound for Austria with insufficient funds after a bad night of gambling, he jumps at the chance to earn a fee to help a refugee smuggle securities across the border. He soon discovers that the documents he holds have a more than monetary value, and that European politics has more twists and turns than the most convoluted newspaper account.
Adventure stories Ambler, Eric,--1909-1998 Authors, English Balkan Peninsula Biography British Case studies Central America Cold War (1945-1989) Conspiracies Criminals Criticism, interpretation, etc. Detective and mystery stories Detective and mystery stories Detective and mystery stories, English Diplomats Disaster films Drama England English fiction Espionage Europe, Eastern Feature films Feature films Fiction Great Britain Greece--Athens Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character) Intelligence officers Intelligence service Israel Jewel thieves Journalists Large type books Literature Middle East Murder Novelists Private investigators Revolutions Spies Spy stories Spy stories, English Spy stories--Authorship Terrorists Titanic (Steamship) Trials (Treason) Turkey Watson, John H. (Fictitious character) World War (1939-1945)
Rodda, Charles, pseud.エリック・アンブラー
Multiple languages (7)
Greek, Modern (5)
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