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Jacobs, W. W. (William Wymark) 1863-1943

Overview
Works: 743 works in 2,503 publications in 7 languages and 23,846 library holdings
Genres: Short stories  Fiction  Ghost stories  Paranormal fiction  Drama  Horror fiction  Juvenile works  Theatrical adaptations  Bibliography  Horror films 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Editor, Conceptor, Other, Lyricist, Creator
Classifications: PR4821.J2, 823.912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by W. W Jacobs
The monkey's paw by W. W Jacobs( )

117 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mummified monkey's paw carrying a spell grants three wishes to each of its owners and fulfills them in unexpected and terrible ways. Includes an analysis of the story and a biography of the author
A treasury of short stories : favorites of the past hundred years from Turgenev to Thurber, from Balzac to Hemingway ; with biographical sketches of the authors by Bernardine Kielty( Book )

1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 1,482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The death of Ivan IIyich; a day in the country, two little soldiers; Quattrocentisteria; the secret sharer; the pace of youth; the coming-out of Maggie; the voice in the night; the old hunter; the doll's house; Babylon Revistied; a telephone call
Many cargoes by W. W Jacobs( Book )

111 editions published between 1798 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book's focus is how these novels revise the romance plot, abandoning this ancient and very political story line and creating in its place a much larger imaginary field in which female heroines as well as their readers can consider and experiment with other possibilities
Short cruises by W. W Jacobs( )

79 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This early work by William Wymark Jacobs was originally published in 1906 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Short Cruises' is a collection of short stories that contains tales such as 'The Changeling', 'His Lordship' and 'The Dreamer'. Jacobs worked as a clerk in the civil service before turning to writing in his late twenties, publishing his first short story in 1895. Most of Jacobs' work appeared before the onset of World War I, and although the majority of his output was humorous in tone, he is best-remembered now for his macabre tales, particularly those contained in his 1902 collection The Lady of the Barge, such as 'The Monkey's Paw' and 'The Toll House'
Captains all by W. W Jacobs( Book )

69 editions published between 1905 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Odd craft by W. W Jacobs( Book )

83 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Light freights by W. W Jacobs( Book )

86 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories of old salts, introducing some of the author's best comic characters, Bob Pretty, Ginger Dick and Old Sam Small
The lady of the barge by W. W Jacobs( Book )

84 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in English and German and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This early work by William Wymark Jacobs was originally published in 1911 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Lady of the Barge' is a collection of short stories that contains many of his most popular tales. Jacobs worked as a clerk in the civil service before turning to writing in his late twenties, publishing his first short story in 1895. Most of Jacobs' work appeared before the onset of World War I, and although the majority of his output was humorous in tone, he is best-remembered now for his macabre tales, particularly those contained in his 1902 collection The Lady of the Barge, such as 'The Monkey's Paw' and 'The Toll House'
Salthaven by W. W Jacobs( Book )

64 editions published between 1908 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salthaven' is one of the author's few full-length novels. Jacobs worked as a clerk in the civil service before turning to writing in his late twenties, publishing his first short story in 1895. Most of Jacobs' work appeared before the onset of World War I, and although the majority of his output was humourous in tone, he is best-remembered now for his macabre tales, particularly those contained in his 1902 collection The Lady of the Barge, such as 'The Monkey's Paw' and 'The Toll House'
Dialstone Lane by W. W Jacobs( Book )

75 editions published between 1904 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finally available, a high quality book of the original classic edition of Dialstone Lane. This is a new and freshly published edition of this culturally important work by W.W. Jacobs, which is now, at last, again available to you
Ship's company by W. W Jacobs( Book )

56 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At Sunwich port by W. W Jacobs( Book )

62 editions published between 1902 and 2016 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them
A master of craft by W. W Jacobs( Book )

73 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in English and German and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story tells of marital mishap and misadventure among mariners in the East End of London. Will Poppy Tyrell find happiness? What are the dark secrets of Cap'n Flower. Rest assured that all will be revealed and there will be a happy ending
Sea urchins by W. W Jacobs( )

52 editions published between 1898 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sailor's knots by W. W Jacobs( Book )

68 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This early work by William Wymark Jacobs was originally published in 1909 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Sailor' Knots' is one of the author's few full length novels. Jacobs worked as a clerk in the civil service before turning to writing in his late twenties, publishing his first short story in 1895. Most of Jacobs' work appeared before the onset of World War I, and although the majority of his output was humorous in tone, he is best-remembered now for his macabre tales, particularly those contained in his 1902 collection The Lady of the Barge, such as 'The Monkey's Paw' and 'The Toll House'
Night watches by W. W Jacobs( Book )

52 editions published between 1914 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This early work by William Wymark Jacobs was originally published in 1914 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Night Watches' is a collection of short stories that contains tales such as 'Back to Back', 'The Unknown' and 'Easy Money'. Jacobs worked as a clerk in the civil service before turning to writing in his late twenties, publishing his first short story in 1895. Most of Jacobs' work appeared before the onset of World War I, and although the majority of his output was humorous in tone, he is best-remembered now for his macabre tales, particularly those contained in his 1902 collection The Lady of the Barge, such as 'The Monkey's Paw' and 'The Toll House'
Great classic stories : [22 unabridged classics]( Recording )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reginald on house parties / Saki - The Sphinx without a secret / Oscar Wilde -- Tobermory / Saki -- On being idle / Jerome K. Jerome -- For better or worse / W.W. Jacobs -- The model millionaire / Oscar Wilde -- The garden of truth / E. Nesbit -- The cat that walked by himself / Rudyard Kipling -- The girl from Arles / Alphonse Daudet -- Mr. & Mrs. Dove / Katherine Mansfield -- Georgie Porgie / Rudyard Kipling -- Caterpillars / E.F. Benson -- Lost hearts / M.R. James -- Ship to Tarshish / John Buchan -- The tell-tale heart / Edgar Allan Poe -- The man of the night / Edgar Wallace -- Dr. Heidegger's experiment / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- B 24 / Arthur Conan Doyle -- Pat Hobby & Orson Welles / F. Scott Fitzgerald - Mad / Guy de Maupassant -- The black cat / Edgar Allan Poe -- The monkey's paw / W.W. Jacobs
More cargoes by W. W Jacobs( Book )

15 editions published between 1898 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short stories by H. C Schweikert( Book )

1 edition published in 1934 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For contents and other editions, see Author catalog
The monkey's paw and other tales of mystery and the macabre by W. W Jacobs( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book features Gothic narratives, stories of the macabre, and supernatural tales that are infused with the shrewd and sardonic humor for which Jacobs is justifiably famous. The stories demonstrate his masterful instinct for weaving terror and suspense into scenes of ordinary everyday life
 
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Great classic stories : [22 unabridged classics]
Alternative Names
Džakobs, V.

Jacobs, W. W.

Jacobs, W. W. 1863-1943

Jacobs, W. W. (William Wymark)

Jacobs, W. W. (William Wymark), 1863-1943

Jacobs, William Wymark.

Jacobs, William Wymark 1863-1943

Jekabsa, Ḍablyū. Ḍablyū

W. W. Jacobs britisk skribent

W.W. Jacobs écrivain britannique

W・W・ジェイコブズ

William Wymark Jacobs Brits schrijver (1863-1943)

William Wymark Jacobs brittisk författare

William Wymark Jacobs englischer Autor von Kurzgeschichten und Romanen

William Wymark Jacobs scrittore inglese

Wymark Jacobs, William

Wymark Jacobs, William 1863-1943

Джейкобс, Уильям Ваймарк

Джекобс В. В

Джекобс В. В. 1863-1943

Джекобс, Вильям Вимарк

Джекобс У. У

Джекобс У. У. 1863-1943

Джекобс, Уильям Уаймарк

Джекобс, Уильям Уаймарк английский писатель

Уилям Уаймарк Джейкъбс

دابلیو. دابلیو. جاکوبس نویسنده بریتانیایی

دابلیو. دابلیو. جیکوبز

ويليام جاكوبس

제이콥, W. W. 1863-1943

제이콥스, 윌리엄 위마크 1863-1943

ジェイコブズ, W. W.

Languages
English (1,101)

German (19)

French (5)

Chinese (5)

Spanish (2)

Swedish (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Short cruisesOdd craftLight freightsDialstone LaneA master of craftNight watchesGreat classic stories : [22 unabridged classics]The monkey's paw and other tales of mystery and the macabre