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Secker & Warburg

Works: 201 works in 235 publications in 1 language and 1,618 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Science fiction  War fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Psychological fiction  Dystopian fiction  Satire 
Roles: Publisher, Correspondent
Classifications: PR6029.R8, 823.912
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Aubrey and the dying lady : a Beardsley riddle by Malcolm Easton( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1984 : a novel by George Orwell( Book )

3 editions published between 1949 and 2000 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eternal warfare is the price of bleak prosperity in this satire of totalitarian barbarism
The fate of homo sapiens : an unemotional statement of the things that are happening to him now, and of the immediate possibilities confronting him by H. G Wells( Book )

2 editions published in 1939 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889) : a study of poetic idiosyncrasy in relation to poetic tradition by W. H Gardner( Book )

in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The English poet Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889) wrote such poems as "God's Grandeur," "Spring," "Carrion Comfort," and "The Starlight Night." The resource includes the full text of selected poems by Hopkins, as well as links to other poems by the poet
The new world order : whether it is attainable, how it can be attained, and what sort of world a world at peace will have to be by H. G Wells( Book )

2 editions published in 1940 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, H. G. Wells wanted to set down as compactly, clearly, as usefully as possible the gist of what he had learned about war and peace in the course of his life. He had no intention of writing peace propaganda, but rather attempted to state the things that must be done and the price that must be paid for world peace if anyone really wanted to achieve it
In flagrante by Christopher Killip( Book )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chris Killip's 'In Flagrante' is often cited as the most important photographic book on England in the 1980s. Published in 1988, this work portrays the steady decline of communities in Northern England - former manufacturing powerhouses that were gradually compromised by the policies of Margaret Thatcher and her predecessors from the mid-1970s onward. Killip's black-and-white photographs provide an unflinching look at these disenfranchised northern towns and the poverty visited upon them by deindustrialization
Period of adjustment : high point over a cavern : a serious comedy by Tennessee Williams( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A confused and frightened Southern bride has a groom who conceals his fear of inadequacy with brash, desperate bravado. He has an old war buddy, and the veteran husband to whom the diversion-seeking newlyweds flee, only to find that his wife has just walked out on him
The bridge over the River Kwai by Pierre Boulle( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1942: Boldly advancing through Asia, the Japanese need a train route from Burma going north. In a prison camp, British POWs are forced into labor. The bridge they build will become a symbol of service and survival to one prisoner, Colonel Nicholson, a proud perfectionist. Pitted against the warden, Colonel Saito, Nicholson will nevertheless, out of a distorted sense of duty, aid his enemy. While on the outside, as the Allies race to destroy the bridge, Nicholson must decide which will be the first casualty: his patriotism or his pride
Parents revolt, a study of the declining birth-rate in acquisitive societies by Richard Morris Titmuss( Book )

1 edition published in 1942 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minor heresies by John J Espey( Book )

1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New recessional and other poems by Edward John Thompson( Book )

1 edition published in 1942 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disgrace by J. M Coetzee( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"David Lurie, middle-aged and twice divorced, is a scholar fallen into disgrace. After years teaching Romantic poetry at the Technical University of Cape Town, he has an impulsive affair with a student. The affair sours; he is denounced and summoned before a committee of inquiry - willing to admit his guilt, but refusing to yield to pressure to repent publicly, he resigns and retreats to an isolated smallholding owned by his daughter Lucy." "For a time, his daughter's influence and the natural rhythms of the farm promise to harmonise his discordant life. He helps with the dogs in the kennels, takes produce to market, and assists with treating injured animals at a nearby refuge." "But the balance of power in the country is shifting. He and Lucy become victims of a savage and disturbing attack which brings into relief all the faultlines in their relationship."--Jacket
The rise and fall of the Third Reich; a history of Nazi Germany by William L Shirer( Book )

3 editions published between 1962 and 1981 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of Nazi Germany
The book of evidence by John Banville( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freddie Montgomery, a thirty-eight-year-old one-time scientist, returns to his native Ireland to reclaim a seventeenth-century Dutch school painting which he believes to be part of his patrimony, committing a ghastly murder along the way
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In flagrante
Alternative Names

controlled identityMartin Secker Ltd.

Martin Secker & Warburg.

Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd.

Secker & Warburg.

Secker & Warburg britisk forlagshus, nå Harvill Secker

Secker and Warburg.

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