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Smith, Wilbur A.

Overview
Works: 1,198 works in 6,107 publications in 20 languages and 91,675 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Action and adventure fiction  Historical fiction  Adventure stories  Domestic fiction  Suspense fiction  Paranormal fiction  Epic fiction  Sea fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, led, Scenarist, Author of introduction, Conceptor, Editor, Other
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 )

105 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 3,249 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
Birds of prey by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

70 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,010 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
River god by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

122 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 2,939 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 burning shore by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

108 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 2,685 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
Assegai by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

49 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,684 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 quest by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

49 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,671 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
Warlock : a novel of ancient Egypt by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

89 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 2,550 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
Power of the sword by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

87 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,491 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 triumph of the sun by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

67 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1884, Ryder Courtney is trapped in Khartoum during the Sudanese rebellion. He fights along-side Captain Penrod Ballantyne and the British Consul, David Benbrook, as they struggle to survive the bloody siege of Khartoum
Monsoon by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

79 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,451 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 blue horizon by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

61 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,432 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 )

61 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,374 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
Vicious circle by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

35 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,344 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"--
Desert god by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

36 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the gleaming banks of the Nile, the brilliant Taita -- a freed slave and advisor to the Pharaoh -- devises a plan to destroy Egypt's most feared enemy, the mighty Hyksos. His quest will take him on an epic journey up the ancient river, through Arabia and the magical city of Babylon and across the open seas -- all in the company of the Pharaoh's exquisite sisters. With the future of the kingdom itself on his shoulders, Taita plunges into a world where the line between loyalty and betrayal shifts like the desert sands, evil waits in the shadows and death lingers on the edge of darkness
A time to die by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

64 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,235 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
Hungry as the sea by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

112 editions published between 1918 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,165 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."--Dust jacket
The leopard hunts in darkness by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

106 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,159 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
The eye of the tiger by Margaret Tarner( Book )

124 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 2,148 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
The angels weep by Wilbur A Smith( Book )

58 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"New York Times" bestselling author Wilbur Smith captures the agony, beauty, and hope of men and women who have given their lives to a land in this breathtaking third novel in his Ballantyne series--an epic set in the former African nation of Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe)
Shout at the devil( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War I, American Colonel Flynn O'Flynn, his daughter Rosa, and English poacher Sebastian Oldsmith attempt to smuggle a fortune in ivory out of East Africa. To make it past the German occupying forces, they must work together to destroy a warship that is awaiting repair just off the coast of Zanzibar. Based on the best-selling novel by Wilbur Smith
 
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Alternative Names
Smith W. A. 1933-

Smith, Wilbur

Smith , Wilbur <1933- >

Smith, Wilbur A.

Smith Wilbur A. 1933-....

Smith , Wilbur Addison

Smith, Wilbur Addison 1933-

Smith, Wilbur (Wilbur Addison), 1933-

Smits, Vilbers 1933-

Smits, Vilburs 1933-

Uilbur Smit

Wilbur A. Smith britischer Schriftsteller

Wilbur Smith écrivain britannique

Wilbur Smith escritor en lengua inglesa nacido en Zambia

Wilbur Smith schrijver

Wilbur Smith scrittore britannico

Wilbur Smith scrittore zambiano

Wilbur Smith zambisk författare

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

스미스, 윌버 1933-

ウィルバー・スミス

スミス, ウィルバー

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Birds of preyRiver godThe burning shoreAssegaiThe questWarlock : a novel of ancient EgyptPower of the swordThe triumph of the sun