WorldCat Identities

Marlowe, Stephen 1928-2008

Overview
Works: 204 works in 611 publications in 11 languages and 10,006 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Short stories  Political fiction  Horror tales  Historical fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PS3563.A674, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Stephen Marlowe
 
Most widely held works by Stephen Marlowe
The memoirs of Christopher Columbus by Stephen Marlowe( Book )

40 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in 6 languages and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel in which Christopher Columbus has read all of his biographers, and he decides to tell his story as it actually happened in the 15th century
The lighthouse at the end of the world by Stephen Marlowe( Book )

27 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in 6 languages and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and death of the writer, Edgar Allan Poe, recounted in part by himself in flashbacks, dreams and hallucinations, one of which is on the end of the world. The novel is set in the week before Poe's death when he disappeared without a trace, only to turn up mortally ill in a mental hospital. By the author of The Memoirs of Christopher Columbus
The death and life of Miguel de Cervantes : a novel by Stephen Marlowe( Book )

19 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized biography of Spain's famous writer, the author of Don Quixote. The son of an impoverished noble, he becomes a soldier, is wounded in the Battle of Lepanto, later is captured by pirates and held for ransom. While in jail in Algiers he is inspired to become a writer. By the author of The Lighthouse at the End of the World
The Valkyrie encounter by Stephen Marlowe( Book )

12 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in 4 languages and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colossus; a novel about Goya and a world gone mad by Stephen Marlowe( Book )

7 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man with no shadow by Stephen Marlowe( Book )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in English and Turkish and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Spain's dictator Francisco Franco suffers a massive stroke, a group of plotters decide that he must die and select a renowned matador to carry out the task
Translation : a novel by Stephen Marlowe( Book )

15 editions published between 1976 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fall of the house of Usher, and other tales by Edgar Allan Poe( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Master of the macabre Edgar Allan Poe brings his nightmare visions to vivid, dramatic life in this definitive collection of 14 of his classic stories, including The Pit and the Pendulum, The Tell-Tale Heart, and his only full-length novel, Narrative of A. Gordon Pym
The Cawthorn journals : a novel by Stephen Marlowe( Book )

3 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The summit, a novel by Stephen Marlowe( Book )

8 editions published between 1970 and 1975 in German and English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The search for Bruno Heidler by Stephen Marlowe( Book )

6 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Come over, Red Rover; a novel of suspense by Stephen Marlowe( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The memories of a sad accident further embittered the unpleasant facts that Bradley Frazer found when he went to visit his hospitalized daughter in Switzerland
Danger is my line by Stephen Marlowe( Book )

11 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everybody knows George Brandvik killed Jorgen Kolding. As soon as the jury acquits him, Brandvik sells his story to View magazine, confessing to the crime in exchange for a payday. Once the magazine hits newsstands, the death threats start rolling in semi literate garbage which nevertheless must be taken seriously. A reporter from View hires private detective Chester Drum to protect Brandvik, and an hour hasn't gone by before Drum saves the killer's life, disarming a Swedish blonde before she can plug Brandvik in the gut. She is the dead man's daughter, and her diplomatic immunity means she will be deported, not prosecuted. But before she leaves, her bloodlust must be sated. That afternoon, the reporter and his driver are killed by a car bomb, and Drum sees the Swedish girl fleeing the scene. Soon Brandvik is dead too, gunned down in his bathroom. Drum books tickets to Iceland, to learn if this waifish
The second longest night by Stephen Marlowe( Book )

8 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To find his ex-wife's killer, Drum takes on the Communist Party
Peril is my pay by Stephen Marlowe( Book )

13 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he was in college, Kyle Ryder picked up athletic records effortlessly. Now he picks up girls. An Olympic quality javelin thrower, he has recently fallen for a Czechoslovakian Amazon named Hilda, whose weapon of choice is the discus. On the eve of the Rome summer Olympics, Kyle's father hires private detective Chester Drum to follow his son. He doesn't mind the girl, it's her Soviet handlers who make him nervous
Jeopardy is my job by Stephen Marlowe( Book )

8 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drum looks for a missing American in a sea of degenerate expats An American has vanished in Spain, and it{u2019}s his father, not his wife, who wants him found. When Chester Drum arrives in Iberia, legs aching from the three-thousand-mile flight, he finds Andrea Hartshorn not panicked, not mourning, but hosting the party of the year. World-weary expatriates mill about the villa, guzzling her liquor and dancing, without a thought for their missing countryman. Andrea is far from sober, but finally Drum gets her to open up. Of course she wants her husband back. But more than that, she wants her daughter. Robbie was last seen going south to Fuengirola, to confront a crippled bullfighter named Ruy Fuentes, who had been courting the Hartshorns{u2019} toreador-mad daughter. Drum sets out to find the missing Hartshorns, and learns that in Spain, a bull{u2019}s horn is not the only romantic way to die
Killers are my meat by Stephen Marlowe( Book )

12 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drive-by killing puts Drum on the scent of a Washington sex scandal. When Chester Drum first took a crack at detective work, PI Gil Sprayregan offered to split a case with him, giving the rookie half the fee and more credit than he deserved. Years later, Drum is established and Gil is at the tail end of a long, slow fall
Homicide is my game by Stephen Marlowe( Book )

9 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Drum picks up a hitchhiker, trouble follows her into the car A monsoon is hammering Washington, DC, when Chester Drum spots Anita Sparrow on the roadside in the middle of the night. Sixteen, frail, and soaking wet, she is trying to find help for her brother, Donny, a photographer with cerebral palsy who was beaten nearly to death a mile up the road. Drum takes Donny to the hospital and drives Anita home, where he finds her house ransacked, her brother & rsquo;s darkroom destroyed. It seems Donny took a picture of something he wasn & rsquo;t supposed to see, and powerful men will kill to ensure the negative is never developed. On top of it all, Drum soon learns that the Sparrows have ties to some of the biggest names inside the Beltway, and Anita is not as innocent as she appears. Her family story simmers with pornography, corruption, and murder & mdash;not polite topics for dinner table conversation, but ones that make Chester Drum feel right at home
Murder is my dish by Stephen Marlowe( Book )

9 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Andy Dineen tires of the FBI, he jumps ship for Langley and joins the CIA to fight the Cold War in Berlin. After years in the spy game, he grows sick of the paperwork, and is considering his options when an old friend, private detective Chester Drum, offers him a job. Drum is surprised when his old academy classmate takes him up on it, and shocked when it gets Dineen killed. Dineen's first and last case is a stint as a bodyguard for a South American intellectual who's writing an exposé̜ of his nation's savage dictator. When the strongman's thugs kidnap the author and bludgeon Dineen, Drum rushes to the hospital just in time to watch his friend die. Avenging Dineen will mean a trip to South America, and infiltrating a palace whose secret police are not half as dangerous as the despot's daughter
Death is my comrade by Stephen Marlowe( Book )

3 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eugenie is seventeen, with long legs, blond hair, and an appetite for misery. Daughter of a corrupt millionaire, she has bounced around Europe's finest boarding schools, and Chester Drum knows she's trouble the moment he sees her tearing her blouse to implicate Ilya Alluliev, a Russian diplomat, in rape. The man came to give her a message, an envelope that quickly finds its way to Drum's safe. Inside is an unsigned note claiming that a Russian Nobel Prize winning poet is in grave danger. As soon as he reads it, Drum joins the poet on the Kremlin's hit list. The next day, Drum goes to his office and finds Alluliev on the floor, shot dead. The police cannot help him; Drum will find answers only behind the Iron Curtain. At the height of the Cold War, Drum will risk his life for the sake of a fire-eyed teen with a heart made of ice
 
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The lighthouse at the end of the world
Alternative Names

controlled identityFrazer, Andrew, 1928-2008

controlled identityLesser, Milton, 1928-2008

controlled identityRidgway, Jason, 1928-2008

controlled identityThames, C. H., 1928-2008

Frazer, Andrew

Frazer, Andrew, 1928-

Frazer Andrew 1928-2008

Lesser, Milton

Lesser, Milton, 1928-

Lesser Milton 1928-2008

Mārlovs, Stīvens 1928-

Ridgway, Jason, 1928-

Ridgway Jason 1928-2008

Stephen Marlowe Amerikaans romanschrijver (1928-2008)

Stephen Marlowe novel·lista estatunidenc

Stephen Marlowe novelista estadounidense

Stephen Marlowe romancier américain

Thames, C. H., 1928-

Thames C. H. 1928-2008

Стефен Марлоу

スティーヴン・マーロウ

マーロウ, スティーヴン

レッサー, ミルトン

Languages
English (146)

Spanish (29)

German (12)

French (12)

Dutch (8)

Italian (8)

Danish (4)

Finnish (3)

Japanese (1)

Catalan (1)

Turkish (1)

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The lighthouse at the end of the worldThe death and life of Miguel de Cervantes : a novelThe fall of the house of Usher, and other tales