WorldCat Identities

Upfield, Arthur W. (Arthur William) 1888-1964

Overview
Works: 490 works in 2,169 publications in 3 languages and 19,385 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Biography 
Roles: Author, Former owner
Classifications: PR9619.3.U6, 823.912
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The bone is pointed by Arthur W Upfield( Book )

59 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 759 WorldCat member 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 widows of Broome by Arthur W Upfield( Book )

47 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in English and German and held by 649 WorldCat member 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
Murder down under by Arthur W Upfield( Book )

42 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even though he's on vacation, Bony finds plenty to investigate in western Australia when farmer George Loftus disappears
Death of a swagman by Arthur W Upfield( Book )

49 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an isolate 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 Bony arrives incognita at Merino and provokes the local police to lock him up. There is method in Bony's madness in semi-detention he is made to paint the police station and keeps a perfect disguise while searching for single-minded killer
The bachelors of Broken Hill by Arthur W Upfield( Book )

33 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member 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 W Upfield( Book )

42 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and German and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The title essay, "Love + Marriage = Death: STDs and AIDS in the Modern World," however, studies the image of sexually transmitted disease from Shakespeare to Martin Amis. It sets the tone for an understanding of this collection as a book about Jews and their representation, but not as a special, isolated case
The mystery of Swordfish Reef by Arthur W Upfield( Book )

44 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three men set out from a small Australian seaside town for an ordinary day's fishing--and simply vanish. There are no clues to their fate, until another fisherman hauls in a gruesome catch--the head of one of the men, with a bullet hole in its temple
Murder must wait by Arthur W Upfield( Book )

34 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 442 WorldCat member 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
The mountains have a secret by Arthur W Upfield( Book )

40 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in English and German and held by 438 WorldCat member 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 W Upfield( Book )

56 editions published between 1931 and 2017 in English and German and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Bony knew he was dealing with a murder; will the answer be in the sands of Windee? 14PT
The man of two tribes by Arthur W Upfield( Book )

41 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Myra Thomas, apparently dressed only in nightgown and slippers, has walked off the train somewhere along the 650 kilometres of track that crosses the Nullabor Plain. With two camels and a dog, Bony begins to search the desert, only to find a group of people imprisoned in the extensive limestone caves beneath the plain
Bony and the mouse by Arthur W Upfield( Book )

34 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At daybreak a small town in Western Australia, a killer strikes three times. This small community is too close knit for Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte to penetrate -but for a job-seeking Nat Bonna, it's a different matter
Winds of evil by Arthur W Upfield( Book )

22 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Bonaparte sets out to investigate two bizarre murders near the dusty little outback town of Carie, all the odds are against him. The crimes were committed a year before, the scent cold, and any clues that may have survived have been confused by a ham-fisted city policeman. As Bony follows the trail he is threatened, then attacked by the mysterious murderer
Wings above the Diamantina by Arthur W Upfield( Book )

34 editions published between 1935 and 2017 in English and German and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An abandoned airplane and its unconscious passenger pose a mystery for Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte
An author bites the dust by Arthur W Upfield( Book )

31 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 369 WorldCat member 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?
Death of a lake by Arthur W Upfield( Book )

31 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in English and German and held by 364 WorldCat member 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
Bony and the Kelly gang by Arthur W Upfield( Book )

28 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Napoleon Bonaparte, a half-aboriginal police detective, disguises himself as a horse thief in order to investigate the murder of a government officer
Bushranger of the skies by Arthur W Upfield( Book )

26 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 the Burning Water tests Inspector Bonaparte's endurance to the limit as takes the detective as close to death as he has ever been
Cake in the hat box by Arthur W Upfield( Book )

28 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinister stones. On a lonely dirt road in Western Australia a police jeep is found. In it is Constable Stenhouse shot dead. His Aboriginal tracker has disappeared. Enter Inspector Bonaparte, who soon realizes that he is not alone in his search for the criminal. The local Aboriginal tribe is seeking vengeance too
Madman's Bend by Arthur W Upfield( Book )

24 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If any man was ever born to be murdered, it was William Lush, a hated drunk who disappeared after beating his wife to death. Plenty of men had the opportunity to murder Lush, some the means, none the motive. Jill Madden, his pretty step-daughter, had all three. When Lush disappears, Inspector Bonaparte must look for a body and the murderer before the Darling River rises to flood level
 
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The widows of BroomeMurder down underDeath of a swagmanThe bachelors of Broken HillThe will of the tribeThe mystery of Swordfish ReefMurder must waitThe mountains have a secret
Alternative Names
Apfīlds, Artūrs 1888-1964

Arthur Upfield écrivain britannique

Arthur Upfield escritor australiano

Arthur Upfield schrijver uit Australië (1890-1964)

Arthur Upfield scrittore britannico

Arthur W. Upfield britisch-australischer Krimi-Schriftsteller

Upfield, Arthur.

Upfield, Arthur 1888-1964

Upfield, Arthur 1890-1964

Upfield, Arthur W.

Upfield, Arthur W. 1888-1964

Upfield, Arthur W. (Arthur William)

Upfield, Arthur W. (Arthur William), 1888-1964

Upfield, Arthur William

Upfield, Arthur William 1888-1964

Upfield, Arthur William 1890-1964

Апфилд, Артур 1888-1964

آرتور آپفیلد

アーサー・アップフィールド

アップフィールド, アーサー

Languages
English (737)

German (46)

French (1)