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Morley, Christopher 1890-1957

Overview
Works: 1,519 works in 3,857 publications in 11 languages and 74,652 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Quotations  Poetry  Detective and mystery fiction  Reference works  Novels  Fantasy fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Other, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Inscriber, Scenarist, Speaker, win, Compiler, Signer, Instrumentalist
Classifications: PS3525.O71, 808.882
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The haunted bookshop by Christopher Morley( )

162 editions published between 1901 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 6,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roger Mifflin, whom we met in the author's 'Parnassus on wheels, ' here keeps a secondhand bookshop in Brooklyn, N.Y. He takes in the young daughter of a friend to learn the book trade, and immediately a mystery develops
Parnassus on wheels by Christopher Morley( )

135 editions published between 1917 and 2020 in 4 languages and held by 6,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spinster of thirty-nine buys book-van and starts out on the country roads for an adventure
Where the blue begins by Christopher Morley( )

75 editions published between 1922 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A delicious satirical fantasy, in which humanity wears a dog collar. Mr. Gissing, a gentledog of leisure contentedly residing in Canine Estates with Fuji, his butler (a Japanese pug), on an income of 1,000 bones a year, becomes dissatisfied and leaves home to search for where the blue begins (a purpose to life). Gissing becomes an eerily canine predecessor of the notorious Frank Abignale, Jr., who during the 1960s successfully impersonated an airline pilot, a college teaching assistant, a doctor, an attorney, a federal bureaucrat, and more. Gissing adopts some orphaned puppies to experiment with parenthood; he becomes a floorwalker at the Beagle and Company department store and is quickly promoted to General Manager; he takes up theology and is invited to become a lay reader and preach a sermon (he is disappointed that he is not allowed to wear priestly garb), until he shocks Bishop Borzoi and the congregation with the heresy that God may be a biped; he stows away on the steamship Pomerania and soon becomes second officer to Captain Scottie. Ultimately he returns home exhausted with intellectual riddling, satisfied to resume his mundane life
The complete Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle( Book )

63 editions published between 1927 and 2006 in English and Polish and held by 3,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the four novels and fifty-six short stories which comprise the entire Sherlock Holmes saga
Familiar quotations : a collection of passages, phrases, and proverbs traced to their sources in ancient and modern literature by John Bartlett( Book )

70 editions published between 1937 and 1968 in English and held by 1,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronologically arranged entries supply quotations from 2,250 authors and major collective or anonymous works, with an alphabetical index of authors and an index to the text
Kitty Foyle by Christopher Morley( Book )

102 editions published between 1 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Irish-American white-collar girl, struggling to make a better life for herself in a Philadelphia industrial district, falls in love with a young socialite, despite the objections of his family
Thunder on the left by Christopher Morley( Book )

61 editions published between 1925 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantasy about children at a party who decide to spy on their elders and their tangled lives
The complete works of William Shakespeare : the Cambridge edition text by William Shakespeare( Book )

11 editions published between 1936 and 1963 in English and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive collection of 43 Shakespearean plays and poems including an index of characters and first lines
Leaves of grass by Walt Whitman( Book )

8 editions published between 1926 and 1950 in English and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected writings of Walt Whitman
Modern essays by Christopher Morley( Book )

14 editions published between 1921 and 2000 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A collection of representative contemporary essays" written by British and American authors
Human being : a story by Christopher Morley( Book )

30 editions published between 1924 and 1955 in 3 languages and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lawrence Hubbard, a semi-retired accountant, constructs a biography of Richard Roe-a man he meets just once, over lunch with some other acquaintances, a few weeks before Roe's death
Thorofare by Christopher Morley( Book )

31 editions published between 1942 and 1944 in 3 languages and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comparison of cultures of England and America by English lad who emigrates to Maryland
The Standard Doyle Company : Christopher Morley on Sherlock Holmes by Christopher Morley( )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cult of Sherlock Holmes and its organizational centerpiece, The Baker Street Irregulars, were products of Christopher Morley (1890-1957). Novelist, essayist, columnist, Book-of-the-Month Club judge, poet, panelist, and promoter, Morley was an avid exponent of the literature he loved. Few writers were closer to his heart than Arthur Conan Doyle, whose tales of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson were still being penned during Morley{u2019}s boyhood. This collection is a virtual anthology of Morley{u2019}s many styles. In addition to old favorites like "In Memoriam Sherlock Holmes," the preface to the Doubleday edition of The Complete Sherlock Holmes published in 1930 and probably the most widely read Sherlockian essay of them all, here are previously unpublished or never-before-collected essays, poems, short stories, and even a play. Excerpts from the fifteen years of Morley{u2019}s columns in the Saturday Review of Literature and a decade of his "Clinical Notes by a Resident Patient" in the Baker Street Journal cover every aspect of Holmes{u2019}s world {u2013} from dressing gowns to Turkish baths, from beekeeping to the "B" in 221B Baker Street
Pipefuls by Christopher Morley( Book )

37 editions published between 1920 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ex libris carissimis by Christopher Morley( Book )

23 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ironing board by Christopher Morley( Book )

17 editions published between 1949 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man who made friends with himself, a novel by Christopher Morley( Book )

14 editions published between 1949 and 1952 in English and French and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plum pudding : of divers ingredients, discreetly blended & seasoned by Christopher Morley( Book )

27 editions published between 1921 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bright cages : selected poems and translations from the Chinese by Christopher Morley( Book )

6 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here, brought together in one volume for the first time, are the best poems of Christopher Morley. Best know to the public as a novelist, Morley considered himself first and last a poet, and it is as a poet that he wished to be remembered. From the span of Morley's work, John Bracker has drawn 132 poems that may be said to represent the high points of the poet's art. In addition, the editor has included a number of the "translations from the Chinese," so much admired by Pearl Buck and Leonard Bacon
Mince pie : adventures on the sunny side of Grub Street by Christopher Morley( Book )

11 editions published between 1919 and 1947 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Parnassus on wheels
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Parnassus on wheelsWhere the blue beginsThe complete Sherlock HolmesThunder on the leftThe Standard Doyle Company : Christopher Morley on Sherlock HolmesPlum pudding : of divers ingredients, discreetly blended & seasoned
Alternative Names
Christopher Morley

Christopher Morley Amerikaans schrijver (1890-1957)

Christopher Morley amerikanischer Herausgeber, Schriftsteller und Sherlockianer

Christopher Morley amerikansk författare

Christopher Morley amerikansk skribent

Christopher Morley écrivain américain

Christopher Morley scrittore statunitense

Morley, Christopher 1890-1957

Morley, Christopher D.

Morley, Christopher D. 1890-1957

Morley, Christopher Darlington.

Morley, Christopher Darlington 1890-1957

Кристофер Морли

Кристофър Морли

Морли Кристофер

מורלי, כריסטופר 1890-1957

كريستوفر مورلي

몰리, 크리스토퍼 1890-1957

ク リストファー·モーリー 1890-1957

クリストファー・モーリー

モーリ, クリストフワー

克里斯多福·莫勒

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