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Moore, Brian 1921-1999

Works: 362 works in 2,548 publications in 17 languages and 41,018 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Drama  Political fiction  Historical fiction  History  Film adaptations  Humorous fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Religious fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Originator, Scenarist, Other, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Scribe, Actor, Contributor
Classifications: PR9199.3.M617, 813.54
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Black robe : a novel by Brian Moore( Book )

105 editions published between 1900 and 2020 in 10 languages and held by 1,935 WorldCat member 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
Lies of silence by Brian Moore( Book )

158 editions published between 1900 and 2019 in 8 languages and held by 1,880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the IRA orders Dillon to park his car at a Belfast hotel, he knows he's planting a bomb that will kill and maim dozens. He also knows his wife will be killed if he disobeys
The magician's wife by Brian Moore( Book )

70 editions published between 1997 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,828 WorldCat member 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
I am Mary Dunne : a novel by Brian Moore( Book )

95 editions published between 1966 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful woman in her early 30s, Mary Lavery, is now happily married to a British playwright and living in New York. However, previously, she has had two lives with two different husbands and a passionate Catholic girlhood
The lonely passion of Judith Hearne by Brian Moore( Book )

116 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged spinster, living in a Belfast boarding house, sees her last hopes for love and domesticity destroyed
Cold heaven : a novel by Brian Moore( Book )

68 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 1,591 WorldCat member 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
The statement by Brian Moore( Book )

63 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 1,579 WorldCat member 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
Canada by Brian Moore( Book )

60 editions published between 1963 and 1996 in 6 languages and held by 1,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pictures and text describe Canada's history, geography, trade, culture, politics and government, science and modern communication, social life and customs
No other life by Brian Moore( Book )

63 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,475 WorldCat member 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."--Jacket
Catholics; a novel by Brian Moore( Book )

67 editions published between 1972 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An order of monks is persecuted for its refusal to abandon the Latin mass and private confession as ordered by the Vatican
The color of blood by Brian Moore( Book )

66 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an attempt is made on Cardinal Bem's life in a totalitarian regime, he is spirited away by the security police. He escapes and goes underground
Black robe by Bruce Beresford( Visual )

62 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the rugged 17th century Canadian wilderness, Father Laforgue, a young and idealistic Jesuit priest, is assigned to go up river into the wilderness on a perilous journey to convert the Huron Indians. His Algonquin Indian guides nickname him "Black Robe." His young aide and translator, Daniel, falls in love with Annuka, the beautiful daughter of the Algonquin chief. Torn between his own desires and ideals of the priesthood, Laforgue's faith is tested as the expedition faces the elements. Attacked, captured and brutalized by hostile Indians, the traumatic experience challenges everything the young priest believes. Together with his young campanions, he escapes to complete his mission and comes to understand the true spirit of the land and the spirit he sought to convert
The doctor's wife by Brian Moore( Book )

85 editions published between 1975 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a novel about an ordinary woman, in the middle of her life, seized by love for a younger man
The Mangan inheritance by Brian Moore( Book )

61 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mangan Inheritance, published in 1979, is a novel by Northern Irish-Canadian writer Brian Moore. Set in Ireland, it tells the story of a failed poet and cuckolded husband, James Mangan, who discovers a daguerrotype of a bohemian Romantic Irish poet with the same surname and seeks out connections to his literary ancestor. The New York Review of Books described The Mangan Inheritance as "melodrama at its most inventive and suggestive, an inquiry into the problem of identity and the nature of ancestry that beguiles the reader with dark deeds, wild humor, and weird goings-on, on its way towards a shocking and terrifying - and utterly satisfying - conclusion"
The emperor of ice-cream : a novel by Brian Moore( Book )

49 editions published between 1963 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nervous, sexually frustrated Irishman in Belfast, unable to pass his school exams and restless at home, signs up with Air Raid Precautions, a ragtag outfit of misfits
The luck of Ginger Coffey, a novel by Brian Moore( Book )

113 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ireland was too small for Ginger Coffey. No matter how hard he tried to get on, he just ended up as a glorified errand boy. That was why he emigrated to Canada with his wife and daughter. But even there his manifold talents were slow to be recognized
The Great Victorian Collection by Brian Moore( Book )

61 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An accumulation of Victorian artifacts, literally dreamed up by young, obscure historian Anthony Maloney has crucial effects on his private and public lives as it draws him nearer and nearer to the border between creative nightmare and deadly wakefulness
The temptation of Eileen Hughes by Brian Moore( Book )

57 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eileen Hughes, twenty years old and never before out of Northern Ireland, has arrived in London for a week's holiday with Bernard and Mona McAuley, who are not only her employers but also, she believes, her friends. In Brian Moore's masterful handling, this seemingly simple story darkens and expands, exploring the nature of obsession - both spiritual and erotic - with an elegance, anarchic playfulness, and imagination that recall Henry Green or Muriel Spark
Torn curtain by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

57 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"World-famous American scientist Michael Armstrong, and his fiancee/assistant, Sarah Sherman, travel to Copenhagen for a physics conference. When Sarah mistakenly intercepts a message meant for Armstrong, she believes that he is secretly defecting to East Germany. Or is he? As Armstrong goes undercover to glean top-secret information, the couple find themslves running for their lives from enemy agents"--Container
An answer from limbo : a novel by Brian Moore( Book )

63 editions published between 1962 and 1994 in 5 languages and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Brendan brings his mother over from Ireland to live with him in New York, his wife Jane redecorates the guest room in a Japanese style. Even Brendan feels that it is an incongruous setting for old Mrs Tierney but Jane sees it the other way around: Mrs Tierney is incongruous in the room
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The magician's wife
Lies of silenceThe magician's wifeI am Mary Dunne : a novelThe lonely passion of Judith HearneCold heaven : a novelThe statementNo other lifeCatholics; a novel
Alternative Names

controlled identityBryan, Michael, 1921-1999

controlled identityMara, Bernard, 1921-1999

Brian Moore Brits romanschrijver (1921-1999)

Brian Moore écrivain et journaliste irlandais

Brian Moore (författare)

Brian Moore irisch-kanadischer Schriftsteller und Drehbuchautor

Brian Moore novelista y guionista norirlandés-canadiense

Brian Moore scrittore nordirlandese

Bryan, Michael

Bryan, Michael, 1921-

Bryan, Michael 1921-1999

Buraian, Maikeru, 1921-1999

Mara, Bernard

Mara, Bernard, 1921-

Mara, Bernard 1921-1999

Marrow, Bernard 1921-1999

Moore, Brian

Moore, Brian, 1921-

Moore, Brian A.

Браян Мур

Моор Брайан

בריאן מור סופר בריטי

برايان مور

برايان مور (كاتب)

بریان مور

ムーア, ブライアン