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Shaffer, Anthony 1926-2001

Overview
Works: 123 works in 541 publications in 9 languages and 10,081 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Horror films  History  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biography  Horror tales 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Adapter, Other, Conceptor, Recipient, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Anthony Shaffer
Sleuth by Anthony Shaffer( Book )

82 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,742 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
The wicker man by Nicolas Cage( Visual )

47 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Malus is a California police officer who takes a leave of absence after witnessing a tragedy on the job. Taking pills to soothe the effects of his post-traumatic stress disorder, Edward receives a letter from his ex-fiance, Willow, requesting his assistance in finding her missing child. She asks him to come to Summerisle, a small island off the coast of Puget Sound, and help her find her daughter, Rowan. When Edward starts investigating Rowan's disappearance, he hears different stories depending on who he speaks to. He hears a number of rumours: Rowan is not Willow's daughter, she may be nonexistent, dead, or soon to die. Refusing to give up, Edward delves deeper into this strange community shrouded in mystery, secrecy, and deception
Frenzy by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

78 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In modern-day London, a sex criminal known as the Necktie Murderer has the police on alert and their trail leads to an innocent man who must now elude the law and prove his innocence by finding the real murderer
Sleuth by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

33 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,050 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
Murderer : a play in two acts by Anthony Shaffer( Book )

14 editions published between 1979 and 1998 in English and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opening with one of the most truly horrifying scenes ever devised for the stage, Shaffer's play unfolds upon an incredulous and mesmerized audience. This tale of murder, revenge and sexual claustrophobia from the author of Sleuth is constantly shifting and twisting around the obsessions of a man fascinated by the crimes of some of our most famous murderers. But where does such a fascination end and the compulsion to kill begin?
Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie( Visual )

21 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 601 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
Evil under the sun by Guy Hamilton( Visual )

10 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and Portuguese and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a shrewish stage star is found strangled at a posh island resort, detective Hercule Poirot is called in to investigate
The wicker man : a novel by Robin Hardy( Book )

13 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and held by 473 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
Agatha Christie's Death on the Nile( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 271 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
Anthony Shaffer's The wicker man( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 227 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
Anthony Schaffer's The wicker man( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 186 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
Whodunnit : a comedy thriller by Anthony Shaffer( Book )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in Undetermined and English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Absolution( Visual )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and French and held by 115 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
Sommersby by Jon Amiel( Visual )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and French and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jack Sommersby returns home to the South after the Civil War, he is not the man anyone remembers, including his wife. The real test of their newfound love and his identity comes when he stands trial for his life
This savage parade by Anthony Shaffer( Book )

5 editions published in 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Absolution : a mystery by Anthony Shaffer( Book )

8 editions published between 1979 and 1994 in English and French and held by 79 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 68 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

Experimental assessment of the sealing effectiveness of rock fracture grouting by Anthony Shaffer( Book )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Withered murder by Anthony Shaffer( Book )

5 editions published between 1955 and 1956 in English and Undetermined and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The wicker manFrenzySleuthMurderer : a play in two actsThe wicker man : a novelWhodunnit : a comedy thrillerThis savage parade