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Boulle, Pierre 1912-1994

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The bridge over the River Kwai by Pierre Boulle( Book )

338 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 5,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1942: Boldly advancing through Asia, the Japanese need a train route from Burma going north. In a prison camp, British POWs are forced into labor. The bridge they build will become a symbol of service and survival to one prisoner, Colonel Nicholson, a proud perfectionist. Pitted against the warden, Colonel Saito, Nicholson will nevertheless, out of a distorted sense of duty, aid his enemy. While on the outside, as the Allies race to destroy the bridge, Nicholson must decide which will be the first casualty: his patriotism or his pride
Planet of the apes by Pierre Boulle( Book )

130 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explorers are menaced on a planet where men are "animals" and the apes rule. A satire
The Bridge on the River Kwai by David Lean( Visual )

55 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British soldiers captured by the Japanese during World War II are forced to construct a strategic railroad bridge which a commando team is instructed by the British High Command to destroy
Garden on the moon by Pierre Boulle( Book )

25 editions published between 1964 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of the race to the moon. The story begins as the rocket experts work at Peenemunde; it continues as the German defeat scatters the scientists to America, to Russia, to France, to Japan
My own River Kwai by Pierre Boulle( Book )

26 editions published between 1966 and 1994 in 5 languages and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author of the Bridge over the River Kwai tells his own true adventures as a secret agent in the Far East
The other side of the coin by Pierre Boulle( Book )

47 editions published between 1955 and 1969 in 4 languages and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a French planter in Malaya, his American wife, and a Chinese communist girl, and what happens when their values come into conflict
The whale of the Victoria Cross by Pierre Boulle( Book )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in English and Sinhalese and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A giant whale becomes the pet and mascot of the British armada and is recommended for a medal of bravery and finally the Victoria Cross
Ears of the jungle by Pierre Boulle( Book )

28 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in French and English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Military operations in the primitive Asian jungle are complicated by the presence of an unknown source privy to every movement
The good Leviathan by Pierre Boulle( Book )

23 editions published between 1977 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With perception and wit, Boulle analyzes public fears and apprehension about the Leviathan, the largest nuclear-powered supertanker ever built, to reveal the ironies and contradictions that plague twentieth-century man
Time out of mind, and other stories by Pierre Boulle( Book )

36 editions published between 1953 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction-noveller
Desperate games by Pierre Boulle( Book )

20 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in French and English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of scientists dissatisfied with world conditions establish a global government that speedily banishes the world's ills, but other ills take their place
The photographer by Pierre Boulle( Book )

30 editions published between 1957 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because it is absurd (on earth as in heaven) by Pierre Boulle( Book )

19 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The virtues of hell by Pierre Boulle( Book )

29 editions published between 1974 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The marvelous palace and other stories by Pierre Boulle( Book )

11 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La planète des singes : roman by Pierre Boulle( Book )

130 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Y a-t-il des êtres humains ailleurs que dans notre galaxie ? C'est la question que se posent le professeur Antelle, Arthur Levain, son second, et le journaliste Ulysse Mérou, lorsque, de leur vaisseau spatial, ils observent le paysage d'une planète proche de Bételgeuse
A noble profession by Pierre Boulle( Book )

12 editions published between 1960 and 1975 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The executioner by Pierre Boulle( Book )

18 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in French and English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a very strange story. A Chinese executioner in the middle ages--or at least at some far distant time unspecified--is banned because it is discovered that he murders just before he executes! Good book about a Kafka-like society where you may kill but you may not murder. The motive of the executioner in doing what he does is not explained
Not the glory by Pierre Boulle( Book )

53 editions published between 1070 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Polish refugee who moves in high British circles is suspected of being a German agent by the head of the counter-espionage
Face of a hero by Pierre Boulle( Book )

30 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eugene O'Neill Theatre, Lester Osterman presents Jack Lemmon, Albert Dekker, James Donald, George Grizzard in "Face of a Hero," a new play by Robert L. Joseph, (based on Pierre Boulle's novel), with Russell Collins, Ellen Holly, Roy Poole, Edwin Sherin, Sandy Dennis, Kip McArdle, Mary Farrell, Edward Asner, Guy Sorel, Carlton Colyer, Betsy Blair and Frank Conroy, settings and lighting designed by Ben Edwards, costumes by Ann Roth, directed by Alexander MacKendrick
 
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Boulle Pierre

Boullé, Pierre 1912-1994

Boulle, Pierre François Marie Louis

Boulle, Pierre François Marie-Louis 1912-1994

Bul’, P’er 1912-1994

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Bullʹ, Pʹer 1912-1994

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באל, פיר, 1912-1994

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بيير بول

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