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Shaffer, Anthony 1926-2001

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Most widely held works by Anthony Shaffer
The wicker man by Robin Hardy( Visual )

76 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young girl mysteriously disappears, Police Sergeant Howie travels to a remote Scottish island to investigate. But this pastoral community, led by the strange Lord Summerisle, is not what it seems as the devout Christian detective soon uncovers a secret society of wanton lust and pagan blasphemy. Can Howie now stop the cult's ultimate sacrificebefore he himself comes face-to-face with the horror of the Wicker Man?
Sleuth by Anthony Shaffer( Book )

99 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The ultimate game of cat-and-mouse is played out in a cozy English country house owned by celebrated mystery writer, Andrew Wyke. Invited guest Milo Tindle, a young rival who shares not only Wyke's love of the game but also his wife, has come to lay claim. Revenge is devised and murders plotted as the two plan the ultimate whodunnit."--Publisher's description
Frenzy by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

101 editions published between 1972 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 1,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In modern-day London, a sex criminal known as the Necktie Murderer has the police on his trail. Another man must prove his innocence by finding the real murderer
Sleuth by Kenneth Branagh( Visual )

51 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Locked in a high-tech English manor and bound in a deadly duel of wits, Andrew Wyke and Milo Tindle have come together as English gentlemen to discuss the matter of Wyke's wife. She is the woman both men are sleeping with. But as wit becomes wicked and clever becomes cutthroat, Wyke and Tindle's game of one-upmanship spirals out of control, escalating in a chess match that can have only one outcome. Someone will be murdered
Agatha Christie's Poirot by Agatha Christie( Visual )

32 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set amidst the Egyptian landscape, Hercule Poirot must unravel the web of treachery and guilt woven by the murderer of a beautiful young heiress
Murderer : a play in two acts by Anthony Shaffer( Book )

13 editions published between 1979 and 1998 in English and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The plot leaves you breathless by the audacity of its hair-raising twists and turns". -- Milton Shulman, Evening Standard
Evil under the sun by Guy Hamilton( Visual )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An opulent beach resort is the setting as Hercules Poirot attempts to unravel the murder of an actress everyone has reason to hate
The wicker man : a novel by Robin Hardy( Book )

19 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inhabitants of Summerisle strike at the heart of civilized society by engaging in erotic rites, blood sacrifice, and orgiastic dance
Whodunnit : a comedy thriller by Anthony Shaffer( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Absolution( Visual )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in English and French and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychological drama about an uncompromising priest at an English boys' school who becomes the victim of his own tyrannical behavior. Based on a true story
This savage parade by Anthony Shaffer( Book )

8 editions published in 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sommersby by Jon Amiel( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and French and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Civil War veteran returns to his hometown a changed man-- leading his wife and others who knew him to doubt his identity
Absolution : a mystery by Anthony Shaffer( Book )

8 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in English and French and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Récit criminel situé dans un collège de Jésuites anglais. Description peu nuancée de rapports maître-élève et finale mélodramatique
How doth the little crocodile? by Anthony Shaffer( Book )

2 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widow's weeds, or, For years I couldn't wear my black : a play in three acts by Anthony Shaffer( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frenzy ; Family plot( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frenzy: An innocent man accused of a series of murders is on a desperate quest to find the real criminal and clear his name
Murderer : a play by Anthony Shaffer( Book )

3 editions published between 1975 and 1987 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Withered murder by Anthony Shaffer( Book )

6 editions published between 1955 and 1956 in English and Undetermined and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthony Shaffer's The wicker man( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young girl mysteriously disappears, Police Sergeant Howie travels to a remote Scottish island to investigate. But this pastoral community, led by the strange Lord Summerisle, is not what it seems
Appointment with death by Agatha Christie( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the novel by bestselling author and undisputed master of mysteryAgatha Christie, AppointmentWith Death keeps with the best tradition of suspense and intrigue andunravels asan impeccably stylishwhodunnit. Whoplanned the untimely demise of the malevolent Mrs. Boynton? Was it one of her spoilt and sullen stepchildren? Her scheming lawyer? A deceptive doctor or a Member of Parliament? Only one man has the skills and abilities to solve this murder. Acclaimed actor Sir Peter Ustinov makes his third big-screen appearance as enigmatic and nimble-witted Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot alongside an impressive all-star cast of suspects. Destined to keep you guessing until the last, Appointment With Death is adapted by legendary scribe Anthony Shaffer (Sleuth, The Wicker Man) and directed by Michael Winner (Death Wish)
 
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Shaffer, Anthony Joshua.

Shēfā, Ansonī.

Shēfā, Ansonī 1926-2001

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