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West, Morris 1916-1999

Works: 679 works in 4,350 publications in 29 languages and 50,814 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Christian fiction  Political fiction  Religious fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Romance fiction  Legal fiction (Literature)  Thrillers (Fiction)  Biography 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Honoree, Librettist
Classifications: PR9619.3.W4, 823
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Morris West
The shoes of the fisherman : a novel by Morris West( Book )

276 editions published between 1960 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 4,099 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 )

360 editions published between 1957 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 3,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the southern Italian region of Calabria, a cult of sainthood has grown around Giacomo Nerone, a mysterious figure who appeared in the last years of World War II. A dying English priest is dispatched from Rome as a canonical inquisitor, a Devil's Advocate, to investigate Nerone's sainthood
The clowns of God by Morris West( )

116 editions published between 1980 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 2,675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the reigning Pope, Gregory XVII, claims to have received a private revelation, the Cardinals declare he must resign or be declared insane and whether Gregory is a mystic, a lunatic, or an ambitious fanatic remains in question
Lazarus by Morris West( Book )

70 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,349 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 )

176 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in 13 languages and held by 2,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

137 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 2,220 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 Tower of Babel : a novel by Morris West( Book )

95 editions published between 1967 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 2,196 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 inner feuds which divide the Arab world
The Navigator by Morris West( Book )

110 editions published between 1976 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,174 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
Summer of the red wolf, a novel by Morris West( Book )

110 editions published between 1971 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,137 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 ambassador by Morris West( Book )

155 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,131 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 )

69 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 1,965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the compelling backdrop of high-powered politics and international crime
The lovers by Morris West( Book )

65 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,913 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
Daughter of silence by Morris West( Book )

155 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At high noon on a hot summer's day in a Tuscan village, a beautiful young woman shoots a man dead. With this ultimate act of revenge begins a sequence of events that climax in a sensational murder trial that unearths a sinister conspiracy of silence
The world is made of glass : a novel by Morris West( Book )

48 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

82 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,869 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 )

101 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 14 languages and held by 1,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

57 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,454 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 )

36 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,225 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 )

143 editions published between 1951 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,058 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 )

13 editions published between 1969 and 1988 in English and held by 797 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 GodLazarusThe SalamanderHarlequin : a novelThe Tower of Babel : a novelThe NavigatorSummer of the red wolf, a novel
Alternative Names

controlled identityEast, Michael, 1916-1999

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Morris L. West

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Morris Langlo West

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Vests, M. 1916-1999

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