WorldCat Identities

Smith, Wilbur A.

Works: 1,987 works in 8,678 publications in 19 languages and 107,828 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Historical fiction  History  Adventure stories  Epic fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Domestic fiction  Sea stories  Sea fiction 
Roles: Author, led, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Scenarist, Conceptor, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR9405.9.S5, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Wilbur A Smith
River god by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

83 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 3,075 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
Those in peril by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

47 editions published between 2011 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 2,894 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 )

87 editions published between 1997 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 2,878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1667, Sir Francis Courteney and his son, Hal, voyage from the Cape of Good Hope at the southern tip of Africa to the Great Horn of Ethiopia, as they and their crew attempt to seize one of the treasure-laden galleons of the Dutch East India Company en route from the Orient
The seventh scroll by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

66 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 2,796 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
Desert god by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

54 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 2,578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the gleaming banks of the Nile, the brilliant Taita - slave and advisor to the Pharaoh - finds himself at the center 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, evil enemies await in the shadows, and death lingers on the edges of darkness
The quest by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

45 editions published between 2007 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 2,543 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
Assegai by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

49 editions published between 2005 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 2,420 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
Warlock : a novel of ancient Egypt by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

72 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 2,394 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 triumph of the sun by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

68 editions published between 2005 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 2,363 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
Power of the sword by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

76 editions published between 1986 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 2,258 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
The blue horizon by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

50 editions published between 2003 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 2,247 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
Monsoon by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

64 editions published between 1999 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 2,239 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 burning shore by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

53 editions published between 1984 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 2,230 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
Vicious circle by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

30 editions published between 2013 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 2,120 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"--
Rage by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

50 editions published between 1987 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 2,070 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 )

61 editions published between 2016 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 1,986 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
Golden lion : a novel of heroes in a time of war by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

39 editions published between 2015 and 2019 in 7 languages and held by 1,977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The son of pirate and merchant Sir Frances Courtney, Henry "Hal" Courtney was raised at sea. When war broke out between the English and the Dutch empires, his father, fighting for the English crown, attacked a fleet of Dutch East India Company ships off the coast of Africa. That bravery was met with betrayal, and Sir Francis was executed. His heartbroken son witnessed his death and dedicated his young adulthood to avenging his father's name. Now, twenty years of war have passed. It is 1784, and a truce has been made between the English and the Dutch, ending the long years of battle on the seas. Hal, too has changed. He has become the captain of his own ship, and is soon to become a father himself. Navigating his crew across the waves of danger, Hal sails his ship, the Golden Bough, from the slave markets of Zanzibar to the pirate-riddled waters of the Indian Ocean in search of fortune and treasure. But though the war is over, the final battle has not been won. Soon, Hal will learn that the more a man achieves, the more he has to lose"--
The angels weep by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

58 editions published between 1980 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the dawn of a new century, the pioneers of Rhodesia have staked their claims and stocked their farms in the land they have carved as their own. But in the hills, the Matabele indunas are preparing for the bloody rebellion which will scar the opponents for ever - and etch for them the same tragic legacy for generations to come
The eye of the tiger by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

118 editions published between 1975 and 2018 in 10 languages and held by 1,948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On exotic St. Mary's Island off the African coast, charter fisherman Harry Fletcher and his sidekicks brave natural and manmade perils to find an invaluable throne statue before supercriminal Manny Resnick and his cohorts
Pharaoh by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

33 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and Italian and held by 1,947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pharaoh Tamose lies mortally wounded. The ancient city of Luxor is surrounded. Taita, the Pharaoh's advisor and hero of Desert God and River God, once again finds himself caught up in a whirlpool of ruthless intrigue that threatens the very foundations of the beloved empire he has pledged his life to protect. Plunged into dangerous and deadly waters more treacherous than the Nile, he must use his intelligence, alchemy, and cunning to protect his Pharaoh and keep safe all he loves. With the timely arrival of an old ally the tide is turned, but Taita is branded a traitor. The new Pharaoh, Utteric, is young, weak and cruel-- and threatened by Taita's influence within the palace
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Those in perilBirds of preyThe seventh scrollThe questAssegaiWarlock : a novel of ancient EgyptThe triumph of the sunPower of the sword
Alternative Names
Smit, Vilbur

Smith W. A.

Smith W. A. 1933-

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

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Smits, Vilbers 1933-

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Вилбур Смит

Смит У.

Смит У. 1933-

Смит Уилбур

Смит, Уилбур 1933-

Уилбър Смит

וילבור, סמית, 1933-

וילבור, סמית 1933-1982

סמיט, ווילבור 1933-1982

ويلبر سميث روائي بريطاني

ویلبر اسمیت

উইলবার স্মিথ

উইলবার স্মিথ ব্রিটিশ ঔপন্যাসিক

வில்பர் ஸ்மித்

스미스, 윌버 1933-


スミス, ウィルバー