WorldCat Identities

Smith, Wilbur A.

Overview
Works: 712 works in 6,049 publications in 29 languages and 94,716 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Adventure stories  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  Sea stories  Suspense fiction  Naval history  Paranormal fiction  Epic fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Editor, Other, Conceptor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR9405.9.S5, 823
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Wilbur A Smith
The seventh scroll by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

166 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 19 languages and held by 3,494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seventh scroll, an ancient papyrus written by the slave Tatia, hero of the author's River God, holds the secret to the location of the Pharaoh's hidden tomb and his staggering wealth. Untouched for thousands of years, the scroll is accidentally discovered and instantly becomes something people will kill to obtain
River god by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

214 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 16 languages and held by 3,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romance in Egypt in 2000 BC. Tanus, ayoung warrior, loves Lostris, the daughter of Lord Istris, the grand vizier. But the father is against the match, wanting his daughter to marry Pharaoh Moamose. Thestory is told by Taita, a eunuch in Lostris' employ
Birds of prey by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

116 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 15 languages and held by 3,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Francis Courteney and his 17 year-old son Hal embark on a quest for the treasure-laden galleons of the Dutch East India Company. But soon the torture and execution of the eldest Courneney sends Hal in- to the role of captain. He avenges his father & enjoys 3 women
Those in peril by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

66 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 3,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adventure set in the violent world of modern piracy and terrorism follows the kidnapping of an oil heiress's daughter for a multi-billion-dollar ransom and the efforts of Cross Bow Security head Hector Cross to secure her release
The quest by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

77 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 14 languages and held by 2,928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When ancient Egypt is threatened by a series of terrifying plagues, including the failure of the Nile River, the pharaoh sends the warlock Taita on a perilous quest to the source of the Nile to uncover the cause of the catastrophe
Monsoon by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

119 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 2,852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 18th century English imperialist, Sir Hal Courtney, and his four sons become privateers, battling Arab pirates to protect their holdings in Africa
Assegai by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

56 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 2,831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the eve of the World War I, ex-soldier turned professional hunter Leon Courtney is recruited by his uncle Penrod Ballantyne, commander of the British forces in East Africa, to gather information on one of his clients, Count Otto von Meerbach, and soon finds himself left alone to frustrate von Meerbach's plan to wipe out the British forces in Africa
The triumph of the sun by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

98 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 15 languages and held by 2,776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The banks of the Nile are torn by an unprecedented war during which a charismatic new religious leader traps hundreds of people in the capital city of Khartoum
The burning shore by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

132 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 15 languages and held by 2,769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centaine de Thiry, a young Frenchwoman seeking a new life for herself and her unborn child after her lover, a British flying ace, is killed during World War I, moves near her lover's childhood home in South Africa
Warlock : a novel of ancient Egypt by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

123 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 19 languages and held by 2,711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of his beloved Queen Lostris, Taita heads to the harsh deserts of North Africa to devote himself to a study of the occult, to become a warlock, and to fulfill his destiny to protect the dynasty of Lostris from the evil that threatens ancient Egypt
The blue horizon by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

102 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 16 languages and held by 2,674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The children of Tom and Dorian Courtney travel the infamous "Robber's Road" en route to a claim in southern Africa, encountering along the way the area's beautiful wilderness, warring tribes, and wild animals
Power of the sword by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

132 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 15 languages and held by 2,661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two half-brothers who have been blood enemies since their first boyhood encounter now find themselves adversaries in a war of age-old savagery to seize the sword of power in their land
Rage by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

125 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 2,611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The relationship between half-brothers Manfred De La Rey and Shasa Courtney explodes as South Africa is torn by racial conflict, and the Courtney family is torn by Tar's forbidden love
Flight of the falcon by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

133 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 17 languages and held by 2,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Previously published as: A falcon flies. Robyn Ballantyne returns to Africa with her brother to search for her long-lost father
A time to die by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

126 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 17 languages and held by 2,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sean Courtney is a professional hunter and veteran guerrilla fighter caught between two rival armies, his love for a woman, and his instincts as a trained fighter
The angels weep by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

120 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 17 languages and held by 2,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A continuation of the saga of a British family, the Ballantynes, and their tumultuous lives in Rhodesia
Vicious circle by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

38 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 2,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The master of action-adventure returns with the follow-up to his New York Times bestselling novel Those in Peril starring Hector Cross Wilbur Smith has won fans the world over for his heart-racing novels that span continents and centuries. For nearly fifty years, his books have hit bestseller lists in the United States --and everywhere else -- and sold millions of copies. As a writer of action-adventure and the African continent, Smith is without peer, and with Vicious Circle he is about to prove that he shows no signs of letting up on the gas pedal. His most recent bestseller, Those in Peril, launched a new contemporary series of thrillers that give Clive Cussler and Stephen Coonts a run for their money. Hero Hector Cross, a tough former soldier who has fought pirates and terrorists in the lawless waters off the coast of Africa, returns in another surefire bestseller. With film rights already acquired for Those in Peril, this new series promises to continue building on Wilbur Smith's history of blockbuster success"--
Golden fox by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

95 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 17 languages and held by 2,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isabella Courtney Falls in love with a terrorist, has his child, betrags her country and family. The child's father eventually kidnaps the boy and Isabella's real terror begins
Hungry as the sea by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

170 editions published between 1918 and 2014 in 18 languages and held by 2,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Devastated by a sudden, unexpected financial coup in which he loses everything, including his wife, shipping tycoon Nicholas Berg uses his intense desire for revenge to bring him back into a position of power
Desert god by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

40 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the gleaming banks of the Nile, the brilliant Taitaslave and advisor to the Pharaoh - finds himself at the centre of a vortex of passion, intrigue, and danger. His quest to destroy the Hyksos army and form an alliance with Crete takes him on an epic journey up the Nile, through Arabia and the magical city of Babylon, and across the open seas. With the future of Egypt itself on his shoulders, Taita enters a world where the line between loyalty and betrayal shifts like the desert sands
 
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Alternative Names
Smith W. A. 1933-

Smith, Wilbur

Smith , Wilbur <1933- >

Smith, Wilbur A.

Smith Wilbur A. 1933-....

Smith, Wilbur A. (Wilbur Addison), 1933-

Smith , Wilbur Addison

Smith, Wilbur Addison 1933-

Smits, Vilbers 1933-

Smits, Vilburs 1933-

Uilbur Smit

Wilbur A. Smith britischer Schriftsteller

Wilbur Smith crivain britannique

Wilbur Smith escritor en lengua inglesa nacido en Zambia

Wilbur Smith schrijver

Wilbur Smith scrittore britannico

Wilbur Smith scrittore zambiano

Wilbur Smith zambisk frfattare

Wilbur Smith zambisk skribent

Смит У. 1933-

Смит, Уилбур

Смит, Уилбур 1933-

Уилбър Смит

וילבור, סמית 1933-1982

סמיט, ווילבור 1933-1982

ویلبر اسمیت

উইলবার স্মিথ

ウィルバー・スミス

スミス, ウィルバー

Languages
English (890)

Italian (317)

Spanish (219)

Danish (122)

Polish (116)

Dutch (108)

French (83)

German (77)

Swedish (49)

Turkish (45)

Finnish (44)

Hungarian (40)

Czech (38)

Russian (26)

Greek, Modern (21)

Croatian (6)

Albanian (4)

Chinese (4)

Catalan (3)

Japanese (2)

Hebrew (2)

Afrikaans (2)

Norwegian (2)

Serbian (2)

English, Old (1)

Grebo (1)

Bulgarian (1)

Slovenian (1)

Thai (1)

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