WorldCat Identities

West, Morris 1916-1999

Works: 839 works in 4,443 publications in 30 languages and 50,799 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  Psychological fiction  Christian fiction  Religious fiction  Romance fiction  Action and adventure 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 )

226 editions published between 1960 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 4,042 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 )

271 editions published between 1957 and 2018 in 10 languages and held by 3,043 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 : a novel by Morris West( Book )

99 editions published between 1980 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 2,619 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 )

71 editions published between 1990 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 2,307 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 )

134 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in 13 languages and held by 2,202 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 )

98 editions published between 1900 and 2002 in 6 languages and held by 2,179 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 )

97 editions published between 1971 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,160 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
Harlequin : a novel by Morris West( Book )

99 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 2,146 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 Navigator by Morris West( Book )

91 editions published between 1976 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,116 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
The ambassador by Morris West( Book )

126 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 2,062 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
The world is made of glass : a novel by Morris West( Book )

50 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

116 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,901 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
Cassidy by Morris West( Book )

69 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 1,897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

63 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,885 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 )

72 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,774 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 )

78 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 15 languages and held by 1,719 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 )

47 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,415 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 )

38 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,218 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 )

120 editions published between 1951 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,006 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 792 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 novelHarlequin : a novelThe Navigator
Alternative Names

controlled identityEast, Michael, 1916-1999

controlled identityMorris, Julian, 1916-1999

East Michael

East, Michael 1916-1997

East Michael 1916-1999

East, Michell

Morris Julian

Morris, Julian 1916-1997

Morris Julian 1916-1999

Morris L. West

Morris L. West australiensk författare

Morris L. West australischer Autor

Morris Langlo West

Morris Langlo West 1916-1999

Morris West Australian writer

Morris West australiar idazlea

Morris West Australisch schrijver

Morris West australsk skribent

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Morris West escritor australiano

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Vests, M. 1916-1999

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West Morris L.

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West, Morris L. 1916-1999

West, Morris L. (Morris Langlo), 1916-1999

West Morris Langlo

West, Morris Langlo 1916-1997

West Morris Langlo 1916-1999

West, Morris Lango.

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Уэст, Моррис 1916-1999

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