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Ambler, Eric 1909-1998

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The light of day by Eric Ambler( Book )

137 editions published between 1953 and 2017 in 13 languages and held by 1,681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The grand master of suspense has created an engaging thriller about a bumbling petty thief caught up in an international jewel heist
The Levanter by Eric Ambler( Book )

75 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Howell is "the Levanter," an English businessman trying to keep his family firm intact in Syria, a country undergoing a revolution. He and his secretary-mistress are captured by a splinter group who want him to manufacture bombs
The care of time by Eric Ambler( Book )

48 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Halliday, an American free-lance writer is coerced into negotiations between NATO and the "Ruler," a powerful Persian Gulf shiek of questionable sanity, and finds mystery in each of their interests
The Schirmer inheritance by Eric Ambler( Book )

87 editions published between 1953 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Carey, lawyer, was given the task of going through the files on the Schneider Johnson case, making sure nothing had been overlooked. He discovers something in the fales claims and dead-end leads which makes this case more than a missing-heir-to-a-vast-fortune scene
Journey into fear by Eric Ambler( Book )

94 editions published between 1940 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of international intrigue and a mounting fear of death in the mind of an English engineer returning from Turkey
Doctor Frigo by Eric Ambler( Book )

80 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A parapolitical thriller that takes place in a bleak South American locale
The Intercom conspiracy by Eric Ambler( Book )

89 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trouble starts with the sudden death of the American owner of Intercom, a sinister agency in Geneva feeding misinformation to international news agencies
Passage of arms by Eric Ambler( Book )

96 editions published between 1959 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this classic thriller, two American tourists find more adventure than they bargained for when they get involved with Chinese gun smugglers and Muslim revolutionaries, learning first hand about the intrigue of the post-colonial world
A coffin for Dimitrios by Eric Ambler( Book )

48 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chance encounter with a Turkish colonel with a penchant for British crime novels leads Charles Latimer, himself the author of a handful of successful mysteries, into a world of sinister political and criminal maneuvers throughout the Balkans in the years between the world wars. At first merely curious to reconstruct the career of the notorious Dimitrios, whose body has been identified in an Istanbul morgue, Latimer soon finds himself caught up in a shadowy web of assassination, espionage, drugs, and treachery
A kind of anger by Eric Ambler( Book )

77 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An insecure journalist plays a game of intrigue and blackmail in his search for a woman suspected of being the accomplice to a Kurdish refugee's murder
The siege of the Villa Lipp by Eric Ambler( Book )

14 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Firman advises rich corporations and individuals on tax havens and shelters for their excess cash. He has built up a sideline of blackmail. At a seminar in Brussels, his past catches up with him
The dark frontier by Eric Ambler( Book )

83 editions published between 1936 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on holiday, Professor Harry Barstow, a renowned physicist, crashes his auto, awakening in the persona of adventurer Conway Carruther, the hero of the novel he had been reading
A night to remember by Roy Baker( Visual )

22 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his unforgettable rendering of Walter Lord's book of the same name, the acclaimed British director Roy Ward Baker depicts with sensitivity, awe, and a fine sense of tragedy the Titanic's final hours. Featuring remarkably restrained performances, A Night To Remember is cinema's subtlest, finest dramatization of this monumental twentieth-century catastrophe
Cause for alarm by Eric Ambler( Book )

86 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicky Marlow needs a job. He's engaged to be married and the employment market is pretty slim in Britain in 1937. So when his fiancé points out the Spartacus Machine Tool notice, he jumps at the chance. After all, he speaks Italian and he figures he'll be able to endure Milan for a year, long enough to save some money. Soon after he arrives, however, he learns the sinister truth of his predecessor's death and finds himself courted by two agents with dangerously different agendas. In the process, Marlow realizes it's not so simple to just do the job he's paid to do in fascist Italy on the eve of a world war. -- publisher's description
Epitaph for a spy by Eric Ambler( Book )

71 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Josef Vadassy arrives at the Hotel de la Reserve at the end of his Riviera holiday, he is simply looking forward to a few more days of relaxation before returning to Paris. But in St. Gatien, on the eve of World War II, everyone is suspect -- the American brother and sister, the expatriate Brits, and the German gentleman traveling under at least one assumed name. When the film he drops off at the chemist reveals photographs he has not taken, Vadassy finds himself the object of intense suspicion. The result is anything but the rest he had been hoping for
The mask of Dimitrios by Eric Ambler( Book )

122 editions published between 1939 and 2018 in 11 languages and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dimitrios was dead. His name was being crossed off police files. But Latimer, a crime writer, is fascinated by the story and investigates Dimitrios's last steps for material for his new book. But as he enters Dimitrios' criminal underworld, Latimer realises that his own life may be on the line
Judgment on Deltchev by Eric Ambler( Book )

63 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in English and German and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tale of danger in a dictator-dominated Balkan country
Background to danger by Eric Ambler( Book )

67 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kenton's career as a journalist depended on his facility with languages, his knowledge of European politics, and his quick judgment. Where his judgment sometimes failed him was in his personal life. When he finds himself on a train bound for Austria with insufficient funds after a bad night of gambling, he jumps at the chance to earn a fee to help a refugee smuggle securities across the border. He soon discovers that the documents he holds have a more than monetary value, and that European politics has more twists and turns than the most convoluted newspaper account
Dirty story : a further account of the life and adventures of Arthur Abdel Simpson by Eric Ambler( Book )

29 editions published between 1967 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Night to Remember by Kenneth More( Visual )

8 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the sinking of the Titanic
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The care of time
The LevanterThe care of timeThe Schirmer inheritanceJourney into fearDoctor FrigoPassage of armsA coffin for DimitriosThe dark frontier
Alternative Names

controlled identityReed, Eliot

Ambler, E.

Ambler, Eric, 1909-

Eimbleris Erikas

Eric Ambler angielski pisarz

Eric Ambler britischer Schriftsteller

Eric Ambler britisk manusforfattar og skribent

Eric Ambler britisk manusforfatter og skribent

Eric Ambler britisk manuskriptforfatter og skribent

Eric Ambler Brits schrijver (1909-1998)

Eric Ambler brittisk manusförfattare och författare

Eric Ambler écrivain britannique

Eric Ambler scrittore e sceneggiatore britannico

Reed, Eliot

Rodda, Charles, pseud.

Ерик Амблър

Эрик Эмблер

אריק אמבלר סופר בריטי

צמבלר, א

اریک امبلر نویسنده و فیلمنامه‌نویس بریتانیایی

إيريك آمبلر


アンブラー, エリック