WorldCat Identities

Ambler, Eric 1909-1998

Overview
Works: 428 works in 2,452 publications in 21 languages and 30,397 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Detective and mystery stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Spy stories  Suspense fiction  History  Legal stories 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Other, Creator, Contributor, Author of introduction, Conceptor
Classifications: PR6001.M48, 823.912
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Most widely held works by Eric Ambler
The light of day by Eric Ambler( Book )

70 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and held by 1,661 WorldCat member 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 Levanter by Eric Ambler( Book )

78 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 1,628 WorldCat member 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
A night to remember by Roy Baker( Visual )

22 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his unforgettable rendering of Walter Lord's book of the same name, the acclaimed British director Roy Ward Baker depicts with sensitivity, awe, and a fine sense of tragedy the Titanic's final hours. Featuring remarkably restrained performances, A Night To Remember is cinema's subtlest, finest dramatization of this monumental twentieth-century catastrophe
The care of time by Eric Ambler( Book )

29 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spionroman
Journey into fear by Eric Ambler( Book )

95 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 1,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of international intrigue and a mounting fear of death in the mind of an English engineer returning from Turkey
The Schirmer inheritance by Eric Ambler( Book )

63 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,222 WorldCat member 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
The Intercom conspiracy by Eric Ambler( Book )

71 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now a successful, bestselling author on the trail of a new book, Latimer steps in to help Theodore Carter, the hapless, hard-drinking editor of Intercom, a small, international political newspaper, investigate his bosses and the sources of the secrets he's publishing. It was recently purchased by two magnates who are, unbeknownst to the frazzled Carter, chief intelligence officers in two minor NATO countries. Not all of Intercom's readers are happy with some recent stories, which are surprisingly more truthful and a lot more dangerous than the rumors and fictions that used to fill its pages--and some of those readers will go to any length to keep their secrets safe. As Latimer and Carter get closer to the truth, they realize they're jeopardizing more than just their careers
Doctor Frigo by Eric Ambler( Book )

55 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doctor Frigo is a doctor in a civil hospital on a small island in the French Antilles. He was the son of a very deeply and powerfully involved in the viole nt politics of a Central American state, and was assassinated--some say martyred. It takes a month -the span of the novel- to find out
The siege of the Villa Lipp by Eric Ambler( Book )

17 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Firman advises rich corporations and individuals on tax havens and shelters for their excess cash. He has built up a sideline of blackmail. At a seminar in Brussels, his past catches up with him
Passage of arms by Eric Ambler( Book )

84 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,006 WorldCat member 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
A kind of anger by Eric Ambler( Book )

64 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An insecure journalist plays a game of intrigue and blackmail in his search for a woman suspected of being the accomplice to a Kurdish refugee's murder
A coffin for Dimitrios by Eric Ambler( Book )

44 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three tales of espionage and suspense
The dark frontier by Eric Ambler( Book )

83 editions published between 1919 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"England, 1935. Physicist Henry Barstow is on holiday when he meets the mysterious Simon Groom, a representative for an armaments manufacturer. Groom invites the professor to Ixania, a small nation-state in Eastern Europe whose growing weapons program threatens to destabilize the region. Only after suffering a blow to the head--which muddles his brain into believing he is Conway Carruthers, international spy--does the mild-mannered physicist agree to visit Ixania. But he quickly recognizes that Groom has a more sinister agenda, and Carruthers is the only man who can stop him"--Page 4 of cover
Cause for alarm by Eric Ambler( Book )

77 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 861 WorldCat member 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
Epitaph for a spy by Eric Ambler( Book )

78 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spionroman om en statsløs mand der uskyldigt bliver arresteret for spionage
Judgment on Deltchev by Eric Ambler( Book )

60 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tale of danger in a dictator-dominated Balkan country
The mask of Dimitrios by Eric Ambler( Book )

87 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kriminalroman. Forfatteren Charles Latimer beretter om Dimitrios Makropoulos, som blev fundet dræbt i Bosporus-strædet, og som var indblandet i mord og spionage
Dirty story; a further account of the life and adventures of Arthur Abdel Simpson by Eric Ambler( Book )

45 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To catch a spy, an anthology of favourite spy stories by Eric Ambler( Book )

35 editions published between 1964 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For contents, see Author Catalog
Intrigue; four great spy novels: Journey into fear, A coffin for Dimitrios, Cause for alarm, Background to danger by Eric Ambler( Book )

13 editions published between 1937 and 1970 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityReed, Eliot

Ambler, E.

Reed, Eliot

Rodda, Charles, pseud.

アンブラー

アンブラー, エリック

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The LevanterA night to rememberThe care of timeJourney into fearThe Schirmer inheritanceDoctor FrigoPassage of armsA coffin for Dimitrios