Moore, Brian 1921-1999
Most widely held works about Brian Moore
Most widely held works by Brian Moore
Black robe : a novel by Brian Moore ( Book )
43 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 11 languages and held by 1,791 libraries worldwide
Jesuit Father Laforgue sets forth in the Canadian wilderness to convert the Algonkins. He travels deep into the wilderness with the Indians and is abandoned to his fate in 17th-century Canada.
The magician's wife by Brian Moore ( Book )
40 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in 8 languages and held by 1,783 libraries worldwide
A novel on the 19th century French colonization of Algeria. In a bid to forestall a revolt, Napoleon III dispatches France's top magician, hoping an exhibition of his powers will impress rebellious sheiks with the superiority of European civilization. But the magician's wife--events are seen through her eyes--finds Arab civilization superior. By the author of The Statement.
The statement by Brian Moore ( Book )
38 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in 8 languages and held by 1,735 libraries worldwide
Jews set out to assassinate a Frenchman as punishment for the murder of fellow Jews during World War II. The villain is Pierre Brossard, 70, who was a police officer in occupied France and who has been in hiding since the war, protected by the Catholic Church. By the author of Lies of Silence.
Cold heaven : a novel by Brian Moore ( Book )
23 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 1,711 libraries worldwide
Dr. Alex Davenport and his wife Marie attend a medical convention, and he is killed in a motorboat accident on their brief holiday in Nice before returning to New York. Then Alex's body, plane ticket, and passport disappear.
Lies of silence by Brian Moore ( Book )
57 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in 11 languages and held by 1,709 libraries worldwide
Michael Dillon moves to England and unwillingly is caught up in the politics of Northern Ireland when the IRA plants a bomb in his car and orders him to park the car outside the hotel that he manages.
The lonely passion of Judith Hearne by Brian Moore ( Book )
72 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,575 libraries worldwide
A middle-aged spinster, living in a Belfast boarding house, sees her last hopes for love and domesticity destroyed.
Canada by Brian Moore ( Book )
19 editions published between 1963 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 1,543 libraries worldwide
I am Mary Dunne; a novel by Brian Moore ( Book )
38 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,528 libraries worldwide
No other life by Brian Moore ( Book )
25 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,340 libraries worldwide
"Father Paul Michel, a Canadian missionary on the desperately poor Caribbean island of Ganae, rescues a black child from abject poverty and sets him on a road toward a dramatic and dangerous future as a revolutionary Catholic priest and, later, as the first democratically elected leader in a land of dictators and despair." "Jeannot, as Father Paul calls him, is young and brilliant, a messianic orator, who bravely urges his black brethren to rise against their oppressors. His actions alarm the Vatican in Rome, and make deadly enemies of the cynical Ganaean bishops, the light-skinned elite, and the ruling military junta." "Even Father Paul, who tells this story, is unsure of Jeannot's true motives. His enemies will stop at nothing - assassination, arson, brutal repression - to destroy him."--BOOK JACKET.
Catholics; a novel by Brian Moore ( Book )
27 editions published between 1972 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,308 libraries worldwide
Set in an abbey on a storm-swept island off the coast of Ireland, Catholics is the story of a dramatic confrontation between a liberal papal emissary and a traditionalist abbot--a fight for the soul of a changing Church.
The doctor's wife by Brian Moore ( Book )
25 editions published between 1976 and 1994 in 5 languages and held by 1,273 libraries worldwide
Sheila Redden, a Belfast doctor's wife, must choose between her established life with her husband and the new horizons offered by her American lover.
The Mangan inheritance by Brian Moore ( Book )
27 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,241 libraries worldwide
"Not so long ago James Mangan was a brilliant young poet. These days, however, he toils as a journalist and shivers in the shadow of his glamorous movie-star wife. And now she has left him for her lover. Adrift and depressed, Jamie takes refuge with his father, in whose house he turns up a 19th-century daguerreotype bearing the initials 'J.M.' and depicting a man who, as it happens, is Jamie's splitting image. Could this be the only existing photograph of his purported ancestor, the legendarily dissolute Irish poet James Clarence Mangan?"--P.  of cover.
The emperor of ice-cream, a novel by Brian Moore ( Book )
30 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,172 libraries worldwide
The temptation of Eileen Hughes by Brian Moore ( Book )
28 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,122 libraries worldwide
Portrayal of the relationship between the quiet young shop assistant from Ulster and her wealthy employers, tracing the extraordinary pattern of passion and suspense that surrounds them on their trip to London.
The color of blood by Brian Moore ( Book )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 1,119 libraries worldwide
In an Eastern European country, Cardinal Stephen Bem maintains a perilous balance between a totalitarian regime and a fanatical minority of church leaders.
The Great Victorian Collection by Brian Moore ( Book )
20 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,007 libraries worldwide
A young Canadian historian visiting in California literally dreams up a collection of Victorian artifacts which drastically change his life.
An answer from limbo, a novel by Brian Moore ( Book )
30 editions published between 1962 and 1994 in 5 languages and held by 753 libraries worldwide
Brendan's mother is horrified that the two children have been baptised and know nothing of God. Jane uses her mother-in -law as a maid and feels free to go out and play. The situation is worked out to its tragic conclusion.
The luck of Ginger Coffey, a novel by Brian Moore ( Book )
39 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 722 libraries worldwide
The hilarious story of Irish immigrant Ginger Coffey, who arrives in Montreal only to find that jobs are scarce, people inhuman, and his marriage beginning to fall.
The revolution script by Brian Moore ( Book )
11 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and held by 658 libraries worldwide
The colour of blood by Brian Moore ( Book )
19 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 502 libraries worldwide
In a bleak Eastern bloc country, someone tries to kill Cardinal Bem. That night, he is kidnapped. He must find out the identity of his captors to avert the revolution that will result from his disappearance.
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Bryan, Michael 1921-1999
Mara, Bernard 1921-1999
Marrow, Bernard 1921-1999
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