Most widely held works about Victor Canning
Most widely held works by Victor Canning
Birdcage : a novel by Victor Canning ( Book )
16 editions published between 1978 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 759 libraries worldwide
Set in Portugal, Gloucestershire and London, the book is a story of love and suspense.
Vanishing point by Victor Canning ( Book )
9 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and Finnish and held by 751 libraries worldwide
Crillon, art forger and adventurer discovershsi father is an English baronet but does not know he is also involved in the dark world of espionage and blackmail.
The Rainbird pattern by Victor Canning ( Book )
19 editions published between 1972 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 674 libraries worldwide
The runaways by Victor Canning ( Book )
33 editions published between 1971 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 672 libraries worldwide
A rebellious youth fleeing from reform school befriends a young cheetah who has escaped from the Longleat Lion Park.
Fall from grace by Victor Canning ( Book )
12 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 651 libraries worldwide
Flight of the grey goose by Victor Canning ( Book )
13 editions published between 1973 and 1982 in English and Japanese and held by 646 libraries worldwide
Thi story is set on the west coast of Scotland and revolves around a young man named Smiler. Running from the law he ends up working for an animal sanctury and then has the unfortune to run into thiefs who invade the santuary's castle.
The crimson chalice by Victor Canning ( Book )
15 editions published between 1976 and 1980 in English and held by 631 libraries worldwide
The Satan sampler by Victor Canning ( Book )
10 editions published between 1979 and 1991 in English and held by 591 libraries worldwide
Attempting to free his family's country estate from its twenty-yera lease to the Felbeck Foundaton for the Preservation of the Christian Heritage, Richard Sayton soon realizes that the foundation's intentions are not strictly charitable.
The Kingsford mark by Victor Canning ( Book )
13 editions published between 1975 and 1988 in English and Spanish and held by 584 libraries worldwide
Memory boy by Victor Canning ( Book )
2 editions published between 1981 and 1987 in English and held by 575 libraries worldwide
Firecrest by Victor Canning ( Book )
14 editions published between 1971 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 558 libraries worldwide
The house of the seven flies by Victor Canning ( Book )
23 editions published between 1952 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 553 libraries worldwide
Stolen diamonds are hidden somewhere along the Dutch River Maas. Amateur smuggler Edward Furse hunts for them, and is hunted in turn by criminals and the police. His only clue is a chart with an unexplained name - Seven Flies.
The finger of Saturn by Victor Canning ( Book )
12 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and held by 540 libraries worldwide
The Doomsday carrier by Victor Canning ( Book )
13 editions published between 1976 and 1992 in English and German and held by 533 libraries worldwide
Charlie, a laboratory chimpanzee at a Ministry of Defence biological research station, is inclubasting a devastating plague bacillus. He escapes and becomes an innocent time bomb wandfering during high summer amid the idyllic Wessex courntryside. After twenty-one days he is due to become infective, and a population of millions will be at hideous risk. The authorities discreetly mount a full-scale search but, even as doomsday draws closer and closer, for fear of the political and international consequences they hesitate to reveal the sordid truth.
The painted tent by Victor Canning ( Book )
10 editions published between 1974 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 531 libraries worldwide
Birds of a feather by Victor Canning ( Book )
9 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 529 libraries worldwide
Sir Anthony Swale is known to be a secret spy for the Soviets. Thus Quint and Warboys, two aging chiefs of British Intelligence, decide that Sir Anthony should be removed. The KGB also decides that he should go.
The mask of memory by Victor Canning ( Book )
17 editions published between 1974 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 514 libraries worldwide
The strange love affair, the personal, human predicament contrasts with the background of westminster power, politics and the struggle of trade unions versus the state.
Doubled in diamonds by Victor Canning ( Book )
16 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in English and held by 497 libraries worldwide
The whip hand by Victor Canning ( Book )
14 editions published between 1965 and 1984 in English and Danish and held by 447 libraries worldwide
A delivery of furies by Victor Canning ( Book )
23 editions published between 1961 and 1993 in English and German and held by 417 libraries worldwide
An ex-war pilot is offered a large sum of money to hijack some planes from a ship destined for a revolutionary group in the Caribbean.
Adaptations Africa Architects Arthur,--King Arthurian romances Britons Canning, Victor Chimpanzees Denmark Detective and mystery stories Detective and mystery stories Diamond industry and trade Drama England England--Devon England--London England--Salisbury Plain English English fiction Europe Ex-nuns Extortion Feature films Feature films Fiction Film adaptations Great Britain History Intelligence service Italy--Venice Juvenile works Kidnapping Kings and rulers Large type books Manners and customs Memory Middle Ages Missing persons Peregrine falcon Pirates Private investigators Psychics Queen Elizabeth 2 (Ship) Runaway teenagers Science--Experiments Scotland Spies Spy stories Talking books Teenage boys
Gould, Alan, 1911-1986
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