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O'Donnell, Peter 1920-2010

Works: 363 works in 875 publications in 12 languages and 8,109 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Comic books, strips, etc  Detective and mystery fiction  Spy stories  Short stories  Graphic novels  Detective and mystery comic books, strips, etc  Drama  Comedy films 
Roles: Author, Scenarist, Author of introduction, Creator, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR6029.D55, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Peter O'Donnell
Modesty Blaise by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

58 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 930 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 2016 in 3 languages and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and Finnish and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

31 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rugged team of Modesty Blaise and her loyal lieutenant, Willie Garvin, take on impossible odds as they battle Simon Delicta, a man with a taste for death, and Swordmaster Wenczel in a duel to the death. As the adventure unfolds, and they travel from London to Panama to the depths of the Sahara desert, the pair will need all their killing skills to survive
Last day in Limbo by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

24 editions published between 1879 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 349 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 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The moonlit journey by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 290 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 )

27 editions published between 1971 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sabre-tooth by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

33 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 286 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
Pieces of Modesty by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

9 editions published between 1919 and 2016 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

6 Modesty Blaise stories
Pinkie leaves home by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

21 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 264 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 262 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
I, Lucifer by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

30 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 258 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
The silver mistress by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

15 editions published between 1973 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modesty and her partner, Willie Garvin, are hot on the trail of a captured British Intelligence agent, but when they confront the agent's bizarre captors--a criminal tycoon, a genteel lady assassin, two inscrutable Chinese killers, and the invincible Mr. Sexton, the world's premier combatant--even Modesty begins to doubt that she can succeed in this operation. Her task is further complicated when Willie's girlfriend and a young pilot also are taken hostage. Their situation seems hopeless until the Silver Mistress appears, bringing this thrilling saga to an astonishing climax
Carnegie's excuse by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carnegie explains why she's late for school--a tiger jumped in her window
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 )

4 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 104 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 by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former Russian operative plots to bring about Modesty Blaise's downfall by incriminating her in a murder
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О’Доннелл, Питер

או'דונל, פיטר

או'דונל, פיטר 1920-2010

או'דונל, פיטר, סופר בריטי

English (218)

German (38)

Finnish (26)

French (15)

Dutch (8)

Swedish (7)

Polish (6)

Hebrew (5)

Danish (3)

Italian (2)

Spanish (1)

Thai (1)

The night of morningstarDead man's handleA taste for deathLast day in LimboCobra trapThe impossible virginSabre-toothPieces of Modesty