Upfield, Arthur William 1888-1964
Most widely held works about Arthur William Upfield
Most widely held works by Arthur William Upfield
The bone is pointed by Arthur William Upfield ( Book )
49 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 745 libraries worldwide
Inspector Bonaparte investigates the death of a man in the Australian bush. When he spots a gray feather dipped in blood he realizes that a ghostly presence from the local Kalchut tribe is tracking his every move--a presence that alerts every part of him that is linked to the bush.
The new shoe by Arthur William Upfield ( Book )
23 editions published between 1951 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 585 libraries worldwide
Le corps d'un inconnu est découvert dans un phare, sur la côte sud-est de l'Australie. Chargé de l'enquête, l'inspecteur Napoléon Bonaparte va faire la connaissance d'Ed, un vieil homme amoureux du bois qui fabrique des cercueils.
The bachelors of Broken Hill by Arthur William Upfield ( Book )
39 editions published between 1900 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 561 libraries worldwide
A string of bizarre murders shares common elements: all the victims are elderly bachelors and there is always a woman nearby at the time of the deaths. When the witnesses' descriptions of the woman vary widely, half-Aborigine detective Napoleon Bonaparte ("Bony") finds himself calling on a professional burglar and an amateur sketch artist for help.
The will of the tribe by Arthur William Upfield ( Book )
35 editions published between 1961 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 556 libraries worldwide
The Aborigines, who knew how many eagles flew over their inland desert, must have known who put the dead white man into Lucifer's Couch. But no one in Hall's Creek, white or black, reported seeing the stranger--and there were no tracks around the meteor crater. Was the murder done by whites or blacks or by both in collusion? Bony listened to ancient tribal legends and found a truth nobody wanted to believe.
The widows of Broome by Arthur William Upfield ( Book )
28 editions published between 1950 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 529 libraries worldwide
In Northwestern Australia, Detective Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte must solve the baffling case of a killer who seemed to be picking off the town widows one by one.
Death of a swagman by Arthur William Upfield ( Book )
54 editions published between 1944 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 514 libraries worldwide
In an isolated hut not far from the sleepy country town of Merino, stockman George Kendall is found dead and it looks very much like murder. Six weeks later, when the murderer is still at large, another stockman turns up in the township and, as a first move, provokes the local sergeant to lock him up. This particular stockman is Detective-Inspector Napolean Bonaparte, and theres method in his seeming madness. While serving a semi-detention sentence and being made to paint the police station, he wears the best of all possible disguises for a policeman on the trail of a ruthless and single-minded killer.
Bushranger of the skies by Arthur William Upfield ( Book )
46 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 481 libraries worldwide
A case for Detective-Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte opens when a police car is bombed from the air on a lonely outback road by a mysterious pilot who plans to conquer a nation. The trail through the Land of Burning Water tests Bony's endurance to the limit and takes the detective as close to death as he has ever been.
The mystery of Swordfish Reef by Arthur William Upfield ( Book )
41 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 455 libraries worldwide
An intriguing case for Detective-Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte begins on a calm October day in an Australian seaside town. Three men set out to sea for a day's fishing ... and do not return. Despite intensive searches, no trace of the men or their boat is found until, weeks later, a passing trawler hauls in a gruesome catch -- the head of one of the missing fishermen. It is quite clear that its owner was murdered with a pistol bullet. But by whom, and why, is for Bony to find out.
Winds of evil by Arthur William Upfield ( Book )
40 editions published between 1935 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 445 libraries worldwide
A town in the Australian outback is the site of two murders, a year apart, during vicious electrical sandstorms. Detective Inspector Bonaparte sets a trap to catch the strangler.
The mountains have a secret by Arthur William Upfield ( Book )
42 editions published between 1948 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 443 libraries worldwide
In October two young girls set out for a walk in the Grampian Mountains of Australia. They are never seen again, and the policeman who is sent to investigate is murdered. Now it is March, and Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte attempts to solve the mystery.
The sands of Windee by Arthur William Upfield ( Book )
46 editions published between 1900 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 431 libraries worldwide
Detective Bony knew he was dealing with a murder; will the answer be in the sands of Windee? 14PT.
Man of two tribes by Arthur William Upfield ( Book )
35 editions published between 1956 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 430 libraries worldwide
Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte discovers a group of people imprisoned in the extensive limestone caves beneath the Nullarbor Plain. He must lead them through the wilderness to white civilisation and safety. With enemies in hot pursuit, it is a task that will take all of skill and draw on both his Aboriginal and European heritage.
Murder must wait by Arthur William Upfield ( Book )
30 editions published between 1953 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 429 libraries worldwide
In the little town of Mitford, New South Wales, five babies have been stolen. All were boys aged less than three months, and all had apparently been neglected by their mothers. The local investigation had given up, leaving only a cold trail for Inspector Bonaparte when he arrived to solve the mystery. In Mitford, murder is a serious business, but for once it had to take second place ...
Bony and the black virgin by Arthur William Upfield ( Book )
45 editions published between 1959 and 1995 in 5 languages and held by 418 libraries worldwide
Detective-Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte is called to the drought-stricken outback for this, his latest case. At a desolate sheep station two men have been savagely beaten to death and it's Bony's job to make an arrest.--Publisher's description.
An author bites the dust by Arthur William Upfield ( Book )
33 editions published between 1948 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 410 libraries worldwide
A cat, a ping-pong ball and a drunken gardener are the slight clues upon which Detective-Inspector Bonaparte investigates the mysterious death of famous author Mervyn Blake. Blake died an agonising death late one night in his writing room. But how did he die?
Bony and the mouse by Arthur William Upfield ( Book )
33 editions published between 1959 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 372 libraries worldwide
Murder mystery near Laverton.
The Lake Frome monster by Arthur William Upfield ( Book )
34 editions published between 1964 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 371 libraries worldwide
A teacher researching an article for a travel magazine disappears hen camped near Lake Frome. His body is found and local Aborigines believe that a legendary creature known as The Lake Frome Monster had something to do with the event. Police inspector Napoleon Bonaparte enters in the guise of a new hand working the Lake Frome cattle station.
Death of a lake by Arthur William Upfield ( Book )
37 editions published between 1953 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 350 libraries worldwide
Drought is responsible for a lake in remote Australia drying up. Detective Napoleon Bonaparte is sent to determine if the dropping water level will reveal the remains of a former ranch hand believed to have drowned (?) in the lake after winning 12,000 pounds in a lottery.
Madman's Bend by Arthur William Upfield ( Book )
22 editions published between 1962 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 347 libraries worldwide
Venom house by Arthur William Upfield ( Book )
34 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 344 libraries worldwide
The Answerth family's mansion seems to deserve its nickname of Venom House. Perhaps that's because of its forbidding setting, an island in the centre of a man-made lake, its treacherous waters studded by the skeletons of long dead trees. Most people are content to give Venom House and its occupants a wide berth, but when two people are found dead in the lake, Detective Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte has a sudden urge to get to know the Answerths and their charming home much better.
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Upfield, Arthur 1888-1964
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Upfield, Arthur William
Upfield, Arthur William, 1888-1964
Upfield, Arthur William, 1890-1964