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O'Donnell, Peter 1920-2010

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Most widely held works by Peter O'Donnell
Modesty Blaise by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

84 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modesty Blaise, wealthy and retired at 26 from a life of lucrative robberies, takes on a deadly job for British intelligence
The night of morningstar by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

23 editions published between 1982 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dead man's handle by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

15 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A taste for death by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

42 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Adventure awaits! The dark underworld of espionage and crime is lit up by the fatal charms of the gorgeous Modesty Blaise--high priestess of pulp crime and goddess of cult thrillers! In the depths of Central America, Modesty and Willie are embroiled in a case of amnesia, sex-trafficking and priceless jewels, all because of 'A Present for the Princess'. Good and bad are pitted against one another in 'Black Queen's Pawn', as both sides search for a treasure that could mean life--or death! When our heroine encounters 'The Grim Joker' she faces one of her strangest and most disturbed foes. Will she survive this macabre comedy?" -- page 4 of cover
Last day in Limbo by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

23 editions published between 1879 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tia Benita, the crazy aunt of a man named Paxero, initiates a daring plan to kidnap Modesty Blaise, but the plan is upset by an unexpected argument between Willie Garvin and Paxero
Cobra trap by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sabre-tooth by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

51 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modesty Blaise and her sidekick get themselves in and out of one predicament after another as they battle international desperadoes in the Middle East
Dizzy by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Left behind at the airport, an elephant searches for his friends in what seems to be a concrete jungle
The impossible virgin by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

26 editions published between 1971 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pinkie leaves home by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pinkie the penguin leaves his cold frozen home for a place in the sun but soon misses his friends
I, Lucifer by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

42 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Large Print 16 pt. When the first threats appear they are assumed to be a hoax. But when a hundred and twenty people are threatened with death, and only a few live because they pay the ransom, while the others die from natural causes or accidents then it is no hoax. Lucifer, a paranoid young man, believes that he is Satan and has a remarkable psychic ability to predict death by natural causes. Lucifer's ability is used by Seff's gang to extract ransom from their rich victims. Seff selects the victims and warns them of their impending death, any who does not pay the ransom seemingly dies from natural causes, helped on their way by Seff's executioner, Jack Wish. By what means are the victims being killed? How is the ransom money being collected without trace from under the sea? Modesty's friend, Steve Collier, the renowned psychic researcher, is kidnapped to help Seff and he accidentally blows Modesty's cover as she investigates this mystery. Taken prisoner Modesty and her faithful lieutenant, Willie Garvin, must escape Seff's island stronghold
Pieces of Modesty by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

9 editions published between 1919 and 2010 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

6 Modesty Blaise stories
The moonlit journey by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three encounters reassure a little boy who is scared of the dark
The Xanadu talisman by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

20 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dragon's claw by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

17 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and German and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While sailing, Modesty Blaise and her lieutenant Willie Garvin find one of Britain's greatest artists alone on a raft and with a strange gap in his memory
The silver mistress by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

13 editions published between 1973 and 2002 in English and Finnish and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kidnapped British Intelligence agent Sir Gerald Tarrant hopes that his friend Modesty Blaise and her sidekick Willie Garvin will recognize that the kidnappers' staging of his murder is a fraud and try to rescue him
Carnegie's excuse by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carnegie explains why she's late for school-- a tiger jumped in her window. Suggested level: junior
The James Bond omnibus by Anthony Hern( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects eleven comic strips based on Ian Fleming's original novels featuring the international spy James Bond, including "Casino Royale," "Dr. No," "Thunderball," and "Goldfinger."
Modesty Blaise by Joseph Losey( Visual )

5 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy which lampoons the sex, sadism, luxury, and latest spying techniques in secret-agent thrillers as exemplified in an account of the efforts of a female spy to prevent a priceless gem collection from falling into the hands of an international crime ring
Modesty Blaise : the Gabriel set-up by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With her trusted right-hand man Willie Garvin and the underworld resources of the 'The Network' on tap, Modesty takes on the skilled killers of La Machine and battles to destroy a coven of blackmailers, proving once and for all that the female species is deadlier than the male
 
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Alternative Names

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O'Donnel Peter

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Peter O'Donnell Brits scenarioschrijver (1920-2010)

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О’Доннелл, Питер

או'דונל, פיטר

או'דונל, פיטר 1920-2010

Languages
English (236)

German (81)

Finnish (21)

French (14)

Dutch (11)

Croatian (7)

Spanish (7)

Polish (5)

Swedish (4)

Hebrew (4)

Danish (2)

Italian (2)

Thai (1)

Covers
The night of morningstarDead man's handleA taste for deathLast day in LimboCobra trapSabre-toothThe impossible virginI, Lucifer