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West, Morris 1916-1999

Overview
Works: 807 works in 4,547 publications in 27 languages and 48,512 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Christian fiction  Political fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Psychological fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Religious fiction  War stories  Romance fiction  Legal fiction (Literature) 
Roles: Author, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Honoree, Other, Librettist
Classifications: PR9619.3.W4, 823
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Most widely held works by Morris West
The shoes of the fisherman : a novel by Morris L West( Book )

187 editions published between 1960 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 3,741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about the problems of a newly elected Pope from the Ukraine who has spent many years as a prisoner of the Russians in Siberia. He knows, and has the grudging respect of, Russia's Premier. A subplot of a much more temporal nature is the story of an American newspaperman and a young Italian matron
The devil's advocate by Morris West( Book )

183 editions published between 1957 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 2,666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dying English priest is dispatched from Rome as a canonical inquisitor in order to investigate the cult of sainthood that has grown around Giacomo Nerone, a young local man who was killed by Communists toward the end of the Second World War. Nerone was beloved by the local people while he was alive; after his death, they proclaimed him a saint. At the beginning of the novel, Rome opens an investigation into the matter in the desolate town of Calabria in Southern Italy
The clowns of God : a novel by Morris West( Book )

72 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the near future Pope Gregory XVII is forced to abdicate after claiming to have received a private revelation of the end of the world
Lazarus by Morris West( Book )

72 editions published between 1990 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 2,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The final volume in Morris West's Vatican trilogy." As Pope Leo's private struggle unfolds, the terrorists move in for the kill. Leo and those close to him are swept up into a fierce international conflict
The Salamander by Morris West( Book )

96 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 2,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy Italian industrialist calls upon a top intelligence agent to investigate the death of a general
The Tower of Babel : a novel by Morris West( Book )

71 editions published between 1900 and 2002 in 6 languages and held by 2,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of intrigue and espionage set in the Middle East between October 1966 and January 1967 which reveals, through the interwoven lives of five major characters, the Arab-Israeli conflict and the innner feuds which divide the Arab world
Summer of the red wolf : a novel by Morris West( Book )

66 editions published between 1971 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of love, rivalry, brotherhood, and violence involving two men and two women in the Outer Hebrides islands of Scotland
The Navigator by Morris West( Book )

72 editions published between 1976 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of one man and his companions who set out on a quest to find the last unknow place on earth
Harlequin : a novel by Morris West( Book )

58 editions published between 1974 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 1,959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Harlequin, head of an international merchant bank, is caught up in a sophisticated plot involving an international computer operation, an Israeli terrorist, an Arab political organization, hired killers and kidnappers. The action takes place in California, New York, Zurich and Mexico
The ambassador by Morris Langlo WEST( Book )

102 editions published between 1900 and 2019 in 8 languages and held by 1,904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American ambassador in Vietnam faces a moral and political crisis when he is placed in the position of having to decide the fate of the country and the life or death of its rulers
Cassidy by Morris West( Book )

59 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the compelling backdrop of high-powered politics and international crime
The world is made of glass : a novel by Morris L West( Book )

52 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a case history recorded in C.G. Jung's autobiography
Daughter of silence by Morris West( Book )

88 editions published between 1961 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At high noon on a hot summer's day, a beautiful young woman shoots the mayor dead. So begins a story of passion and betrayal in a quiet Tuscan village, leading to a sensational trial. The defence team, headed by the brilliant but unhappy Carlo Rienzi, uncovers a sinister conspiracy of silence that threatens to split the community. Can Carlo persuade the judge to grant clemency in what appears to be an open-and-shut case? Can the law intervene in the brutal tradition of vendetta? An international bestseller, Daughter of Silence is a gripping novel with a masterful twist at the end
The lovers by Morris L West( Book )

66 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bryan Cavanagh, an Irishman from Australia, and the Principessa, the bride of a wealthy American, share a passionate affair in their youth, and then meet again, some forty years later
Masterclass by Morris West( Book )

63 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his lover dies, Max Mather inherits artwork. He uncovers a cache of priceless works of art, and embarks on a scam to keep them from her family only to become involved in intrigue and murder
Proteus : a novel by Morris West( Book )

60 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 15 languages and held by 1,611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional investigation of the dilemma faced by modern man when confronted with increasing social violence
Eminence by Morris L West( Book )

56 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Father Luca Rossini was tortured during the Dirty War in Argentina and only escaped thanks to Isabel with whom he had an affair. Now a cardinal in Rome and front runner in a papal election, Rossini learns that Isabel is coming as the wife of an ambassador and bringing with her their daughter from the affair
Vanishing point by Morris West( Book )

42 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Carl chose art over the running of the family banking business, the job was given to his brother-in-law, Larry. Now Larry has disappeared, leaving his wife, but not the company shares. Carl sets out to find him in a dangerous underworld where people pay to disappear
Backlash : a novel by Morris West( Book )

124 editions published between 1951 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Austria, in 1945, an American army officer is involved in a senseless murder, a forbidden love affair, and a spiritual dilemma
The heretic : a play in three acts by Morris West( Book )

14 editions published between 1969 and 1988 in English and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Giordano Bruno, a heretic in the eyes of his Church, is betrayed, tortured, and forced, in Venice, to go down on his knees to recant his errors ... He is transferred to Rome, over the objections of Venice and is kept in prison for seven years under constant pressure and interrogation. Finally he is presented with eight propositions drawn from his work by the Jesuit Cardinal, Robert Bellarmino. It is demanded that he recant these. He refuses and is burned alive in the Campo dei Fiori ... Bruno's dilemma is the dilemma of modern man ..."--Preface
 
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The devil's advocateThe clowns of God : a novelLazarusThe SalamanderThe Tower of Babel : a novelSummer of the red wolf : a novelThe NavigatorHarlequin : a novel
Alternative Names

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Morris L. West

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Morris Langlo West

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Vests, M. 1916-1999

Vist, Mūrīs L., 1916-1999

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West Morris L.

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West Morris Langlo

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West, Morris Lango

Морис Уест

Уэст М.

Уэст Морис

Уэст, Моррис

Уэст, Моррис 1916-1999

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웨스트, 모리스 1916-1999

웨스트, 모리스 L. 1916-1999

웨스트, 모리스 랑글로 1916-1999

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