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Smith, Wilbur A.

Overview
Works: 1,262 works in 5,236 publications in 17 languages and 90,790 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Adventure stories  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  Sea stories  Political fiction  Naval history  Drama  Film adaptations 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, 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 )
54 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Ethiopia, the search for a pharaoh's treasure by Royan Al Simma, a beautiful Egyptologist. When her map is stolen and her husband murdered by a German villain, Royan enrolls the services of an adventurous English nobleman. A dangerous expedition as the tomb is booby-trapped
River god by Wilbur A Smith ( Book )
69 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A romance in Egypt in 2000 BC., Tanus, a young 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. The story is told by Taita, a eunuch in Lostris' employ
Birds of prey by Wilbur A Smith ( Book )
42 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A 17th century tale of piracy starring Sir Francis Courtney and his son, Hal, privateers licensed by the English king to raid Dutch ships off Africa. They grow rich abducting wealthy men and women, but one day are captured and sold into slavery. By the author of River God
Those in peril by Wilbur A Smith ( Book )
30 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,720 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 )
41 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,622 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
The burning shore by Wilbur A Smith ( Book )
40 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 2,530 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
Monsoon by Wilbur A Smith ( Book )
49 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,489 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
The triumph of the sun by Wilbur A Smith ( Book )
51 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,467 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
Assegai by Wilbur A Smith ( Book )
33 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,458 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
Power of the sword by Wilbur A Smith ( Book )
48 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,453 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
Warlock : a novel of ancient Egypt by Wilbur A Smith ( Book )
45 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,449 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
Rage by Wilbur A Smith ( Book )
47 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,447 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
The blue horizon by Wilbur A Smith ( Book )
41 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,442 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
A time to die by Wilbur A Smith ( Book )
47 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In pursuit of a legendary elephant, Sean Courtney, an ex-army colonel who leads safaris in Zimbabwe, crosses the Mozambique border and finds himself and his party caught in a civil war and at the mercy of an enemy guerrilla commander
The angels weep by Wilbur A Smith ( Book )
43 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A continuation of the saga of a British family, the Ballantynes, and their tumultuous lives in Rhodesia
Golden fox by Wilbur A Smith ( Book )
36 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 2,216 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
Elephant song by Wilbur A Smith ( Book )
50 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An internationally renowned ecologist embarks on a quest to stop the ivory trade in Africa and resorts to violent measures after his lifelong friend is murdered by poachers
Hungry as the sea by Wilbur A Smith ( Book )
51 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,131 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
The leopard hunts in darkness by Wilbur A Smith ( Book )
40 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bestselling author Craig Mellow fled Africa when the Bush war ended. He is asked to return on a intelligence gathering mission dealing with ivory poaching in Zimbabwe
Men of men by Wilbur A Smith ( Book )
55 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the dangerous, diamond-rich African countryside, where only the strongest and the luckiest survive, a powerful family forges its destiny. Zouga Ballantyne, whose thirst for wealth leads him to risk a fortune in the ultimate gamble. His sons, Ralph and Jordan, who seek to tame the wild continent in their own ways. And Robyn Ballantyne, the beautiful healer, forced to save the life of the man she both hates and loves in the unmerciful war for dominance between white and black
 
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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-
Смит, Уилбур
Смит, Уилбур, 1933-
וילבור, סמית, 1933-1982
スミス, ウィルバー
Languages
English (821)
Danish (31)
Dutch (14)
German (8)
Greek, Modern (6)
Russian (5)
Hungarian (5)
Chinese (2)
Portuguese (2)
Italian (2)
Norwegian (2)
English, Old (1)
French (1)
Thai (1)
Bulgarian (1)
Spanish (1)
Turkish (1)
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