WorldCat Identities

Durbridge, Francis

Overview
Works: 411 works in 1,341 publications in 10 languages and 7,508 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Drama  Detective and mystery stories, English  Detective and mystery radio programs  Christian fiction  Detective and mystery films  Television adaptations 
Roles: Author, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor
Classifications: PR6054.U7, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Francis Durbridge
The Tyler mystery by Francis Durbridge( Book )

13 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Vlaanderen assisteert Scotland Yard bij het oplossen van twee moorden
Paul Temple and the Margo mystery by Francis Durbridge( Book )

20 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eine Produktion des BBC von 1961
The world of Tim Frazer by Francis Durbridge( Book )

26 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What links a secret formula for a new alloy, a short-sighted maker of model ships, international bargaining, a secret agent dying in an hotel and a Russian ship wrecked off the Yorkshire coast? Welcome to the world of Tim Frazer, the easygoing structural engineer who gets involved with a secret government department and, to his surprise, finds himself recruited as an undercover agent
Paul Temple and the Harkdale robbery by Francis Durbridge( Book )

32 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul and Steve are back to solve the latest hard-hitting case of robbery and murder. After a heist goes down at Harkdale bank, a gang of thieves flee and a car chase ensues. As police close in on them, the thieves come to a screeching dead end. All the police have to do is retrieve the money ... but the only thing the thieves have on them is an Oxford Dictionary! And when Paul Temple returns home, he finds the dead body of one of the robbers
The other man by Francis Durbridge( Book )

27 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De duistere moord op een Italiaan op een Engelse woonboot en de daaropvolgende gebeurtenissen maken het voor inspecteur Ford tot een ingewikkelde zaak die hij moet zien op te lossen
Paul Temple intervenes by Francis Durbridge( Recording )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crime novelist and detective Paul Temple, together with his Fleet Street journalist wife Steve, solves a series of celebrity murders
Send for Paul Temple by Francis Durbridge( Book )

19 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in English and Dutch and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of mysterious jewellery robberies has Scotland Yard flummoxed. Paul Temple, aided by the beautiful and spirited young journalist Steve Trent, finds himself hot on the heels of one of the cleverest and most dangerous gangs of criminals in Europe
The scarf by Francis Durbridge( Book )

31 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een jonge vrouw wordt gewurgd gevonden; er zijn aanwijzingen te over, maar toch komt de zaak pas tot een oplossing nadat er een tweede moord gepleegd is
Suddenly at home: a play by Francis Durbridge( Book )

14 editions published between 1970 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dead to the world by Francis Durbridge( Book )

17 editions published between 1967 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographer Philip Holt had already established his reputation as an efficient amateur detective by the time he met Robert Scranton, a wealthy American, on the plane returning to England from the USA. When Scranton learns that his son Vance, a student, has been murdered, he asks Holt to help with the investigations. Things snowball, but in strange directions; forgery, blackmail, smuggling and yet more murder are among the pitfalls that Holt comes up against in this adventure
Paul Temple and the Madison case by Francis Durbridge( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Vlaanderen en zijn vrouw raken na de dood van een multi-miljonair betrokken bij de moord- en chantagezaken die hiervan het gevolg zijn
Melissa( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guy Foster is an unemployed reporter ensnared in a web of deceit after his wife's sudden demise. When disturbing events cast doubt on his innocence and sanity Guy throws himself into the investigation to clear his name and learn the truth about Melissa
Tim Frazer gets the message by Francis Durbridge( Book )

6 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A game of murder by Francis Durbridge( Book )

7 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and Polish and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Temple and the Margo mystery by Francis Durbridge( Recording )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flying home from a lecture tour of America, Paul Temple encounters Mike Langdon, who is seeking to persuade his employer's spoilt daughter Julie to give up her boyfriend, pop singer Tony Wyman
Paul Temple and the front page men by Francis Durbridge( Book )

24 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mystery novel, 'The Front Page Men', appears and soon after, a series of kidnappings is carried out by a gang calling itself the Front Page Men. Fiction becomes fact as Paul Temple finds himself up against a far reaching, unscrupulous organization
News of Paul Temple by Francis Durbridge( Book )

21 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Temple agrees to write a play for an actress, but she pulls out and announces she is off to France, but then turns up at the Temple's Scottish holiday hotel. The mystery deepens as Temple is asked by a young man to deliver a letter. Meanwhile someone using the codename Z4 seems to have control of events. Just who is he?
East of Algiers by Francis Durbridge( Book )

21 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flying from Paris, Temple and Steve are bound for Tunis to deliver a package to David Foster...until the parcel's sender is found dead in a dust bin. It is the prelude to a series of murders, leaving Temple and Steve desperate to stop the tide of escalating events-only they can get to the heart of the mystery and ensure that justice prevails
Paul Temple and the Kelby affair by Francis Durbridge( Book )

14 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in English and Dutch and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historian Alfred Kelby decides to publish the diaries of Margaret Spender, Lord Delamore's secretary and secret lover. But these diaries go beyond historical records; they are pure scandal. Before the diary can be published, Kelby makes an unsettling disappearance. Someone is out to get their hands on these potentially explosive diaries no matter what and Temple is desperate to stop them. As he digs deeper into the dark political underworld, it is up to him to find out what really happened to Lord Delamore, the statesman whose death over ten years ago has been shrouded in mystery
The Curzon case by Francis Durbridge( Book )

9 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aeroplane crashes on the cliffs of Dulworth Bay, whilst two boys disappear from a public school. Are these events connected? There follows a gripping story of kidnapping, intrigue and death. And just who is Curzon? Another boy disappears and a murder follows - Paul Temple must urgently determine Curzon's identity
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The world of Tim Frazer
Alternative Names
Durbridge, Francis

Durbridge, Francis Henry

Francis Durbridge British writer

Francis Durbridge britisk manusforfattar og skribent

Francis Durbridge britisk manusforfatter og skribent

Francis Durbridge britisk manuskriptforfatter og skribent

Francis Durbridge Brits schrijver (1912-1998)

Francis Durbridge brittisk manusförfattare och författare

Francis Durbridge englischer Krimi-Schriftsteller

Francis Durbridge scrittore e sceneggiatore inglese

Languages
English (217)

German (65)

Dutch (38)

French (8)

Polish (8)

Danish (4)

Finnish (2)

(1)

Slovenian (1)

Italian (1)

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Paul Temple and the Margo mysteryThe world of Tim FrazerPaul Temple and the Harkdale robberyThe other manPaul Temple intervenesSend for Paul TemplePaul Temple and the Margo mysteryPaul Temple and the front page men