WorldCat Identities

Smith, Wilbur A.

Works: 1,276 works in 7,641 publications in 21 languages and 103,829 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Action and adventure fiction  History  Historical fiction  Epic fiction  Adventure stories  Thrillers (Fiction)  Domestic fiction  Sea stories  Paranormal fiction 
Roles: Author, led, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Conceptor, Other
Classifications: PR9405.9.S5, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Wilbur A Smith
River god by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

143 editions published between 1990 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 3,232 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
The seventh scroll by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

116 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 3,168 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
Those in peril by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

59 editions published between 2011 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 3,050 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
Birds of prey by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

85 editions published between 1997 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 2,934 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
Assegai by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

59 editions published between 2005 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 2,647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By 1913, Leon Courtney has become a big game hunter in British East Africa. One of his clients is a German industrialist and military weapons manufacturer. From Von Meerbach's mistress, Leon learns about a conspiracy that would unite part of the Kaiser's army with the survivors of the Boer War against British forces in Africa
The quest by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

50 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,608 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
Desert god by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

46 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taita the fusspot slave, spiritual wiseman, and advisor to the Pharaoh is caught in a maelstrom of passion and danger in his efforts to destroy the Hyksos army by forming a dubious alliance with Crete
The burning shore by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

121 editions published between 1984 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 2,522 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 )

102 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 2,504 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
Vicious circle by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

48 editions published between 2013 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 2,444 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"--
Power of the sword by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

100 editions published between 1986 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 2,406 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
Monsoon by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

96 editions published between 1999 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 2,406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Master mariner Sir Hal Courtney, along with his three sons, Tom, Dorian, and Guy, embarks on a perilous adventure to Africa
The triumph of the sun by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

76 editions published between 2005 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 2,404 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 blue horizon by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

63 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 2,347 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
Rage by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

96 editions published between 1987 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 2,316 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
Predator : a crossbow adventure by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

55 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 2,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most formidable fighters in the world, ex-SAS warrior and former private security consultant Major Hector Cross has survived explosive tangles with depraved enemies - warlords, pirates, and arms dealers - from the Middle East to the heart of Africa. Now, Cross must take the law into his own hands once again to stop a vengeful old enemy who has resurfaced - and hunt down a deadly new nemesis in pursuit of global domination
A time to die by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

78 editions published between 1987 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 2,147 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 eye of the tiger by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

166 editions published between 1975 and 2018 in 10 languages and held by 2,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Fletcher, a man with a chequered past, has reformed and is making an honest living as a charter skipper. Suddenly men from the world of violence he put behind him overturn his intentions, involving him in a race to recover treasure from a wreck
Golden fox by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

68 editions published between 1989 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 2,139 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 )

133 editions published between 1918 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 2,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sea rescue, supertankers built to minimum specifications, and the prospect of the greatest of all oil spills make Hungry as the Sea a drama of courage in the face of cynicism and ecological disaster."--Jacket
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Alternative Names
Smit, Vilbur

Smith W. A.

Smith W. A. 1933-

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Смит У

Смит У. 1933-

Смит, Уилбур

Смит, Уилбур 1933-

Уилбър Смит

וילבור, סמית, 1933-

וילבור, סמית 1933-1982

סמיט, ווילבור 1933-1982

ویلبر اسمیت

উইলবার স্মিথ

উইলবার স্মিথ ব্রিটিশ ঔপন্যাসিক

스미스, 윌버 1933-


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