WorldCat Identities

Hall, Adam

Works: 24 works in 299 publications in 14 languages and 5,662 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Spy fiction  Drama  Spy films  Thrillers (Fiction)  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Narrator
Classifications: PR6039.R518, 823.914
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Most widely held works about Adam Hall
Most widely held works by Adam Hall
The Quiller memorandum by Adam Hall( Book )

33 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spy thriller set in West Berlin where Englishmen and Germans are cooperating to flush out dangerous Nazis who are still at large years after World War II
The Mandarin cypher by Adam Hall( Book )

21 editions published between 1975 and 1993 in English and German and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quiller's latest adventure moves from the narrow streets of Hong Kong to the depths of the South China Sea
The 9th directive by Adam Hall( Book )

41 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novel is set in Bangkok, Thailand
The tango briefing by Adam Hall( Book )

28 editions published between 1973 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was just a medium twin-prop transport plane and all it had done was to crash in the desert, its crew picked by vultures, its nightmare cargo a trap for any who goes near . The nearest anyone had dared go was with a high altitude camera at sixty-five thousand feet, so Quiller wanted to go to it ... Thus begins another Quiller story in Adam Hall's terrific style
The Kobra manifesto by Adam Hall( Book )

21 editions published between 1976 and 1993 in English and Dutch and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conscious that he is living on borrowed time, the ace 'shadow executive' Quiller allows the London Bureau to throw him into a mission that seems already to be running out of control as one agent after another is reported missing or dead, out there in the field. On the French Riviera a defector from behind the Curtain crashlands his plane, uttering only one word before dying: 'Kobra'; at Rome Airport a fuel tanker explodes as a dead man's car loses direction, in Cambodia a man sipping his coffee under a palm tree crashes back in his chair as a bullet shatters his skull--until there is only one executive left to carry the mission, and Quiller is ordered in
The Sinkiang executive by Adam Hall( Book )

12 editions published between 1978 and 1993 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Peking target by Adam Hall( Book )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The crowds are gathered in Peking for the funeral of the Premier when the coffin explodes. Quiller is back on another mission, with an agent lifeless in the coils of a boa constrictor and a beautiful girl ritually killed on the steps of the temple
The Quiller memorandum by Adam Hall( )

21 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in West Berlin fifteen years after the end of World War II, a British agent takes on a neo-Nazi underground organization and its war-criminal leader
The volcanoes of San Domingo by Adam Hall( Book )

21 editions published between 1963 and 1985 in English and Finnish and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Airline security man investigates a two-year-old plane crash when the pilot and several frightened survivors turn up in a Latin American police state
Quiller by Adam Hall( Book )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Quiller must work against his own instincts to save a world on the verge of disaster. From behind the Iron Curtain, in a city where he has no place to hide, he must trust a woman who cannot be trusted and rescue a man he would rather kill to complete a mission that will affect relations between the United States and the Soviet Union forever. But the stakes are higher than Quiller realizes as he faces a threat more treacherous than he imagines. " --Publisher
Quiller bamboo by Adam Hall( )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summoned late at night to the Bureau, Quiller attends a secret conference with the foreign secretary and a surprise defector: the Chinese ambassador to Britain. Minutes later, shots ring out and the ambassador's body is flung out onto the sidewalk of a deserted London street, riddled with bullets. Searching for clues, Quiller flies to Calcutta to meet Sojourner, a key ally in the plan to bring democracy to China. But Sojourner is killed-thus, two men, both dedicated to bringing freedom to their country, are dead. No wonder Quiller is skeptical about his next mission: to smuggle a Chinese dissident into Tibet
Quiller salamander by Adam Hall( )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this adventure in the series, eponymous agent Quiller is sent to Cambodia, where there is fear that the murderous Communist party known as the Khmer Rouge will fight to return to power. His only ally is a sexy photojournalist who is waging her own personal war against the Khmer Rouge
Quiller solitaire by Adam Hall( )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quiller is pitched into his new mission with an urgent motive - he owes a man a death. His contacts lead him into the vortex of nemesis - the most feared terrorist faction in Europe
Quiller's run by Elleston Trevor( Book )

14 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bomb planted by his own people had been defused by Quiller. Now he is back at the bureau, an acute embarrassment to everyone and he must go. He cannot give up the only life he knows and in the depths of the Thai jungle he finds the first hope of his new mission
Pawn in jeopardy by Adam Hall( Book )

8 editions published between 1971 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Quiller memorandum by Adam Hall( Visual )

8 editions published between 1966 and 2006 in English and German and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British intelligence agent Quiller is assigned to investigate a neo-Nazi organisation in Berlin headed by a ruthless fanatic named Oktober. Quiller ends up a prisoner of Oktober and must escape
Crooker's Kingdom by Marty Ross( )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Richard Arkwright has brought modernity to a remote corner of Derbyshire with the creation of Cromford Mill. Now, as his crowning glory, he's going to build himself a castle-but first a strange outcrop of rocks will have to be removed. Locals warn Arkwright of a local legend about Crooker, a dangerous nature spirit, but Sir Richard scoffs at such notions, until it becomes clear an uncanny force in the landscape is prepared to fight him for ownership of the valley
The Peking target by Adam Hall( Recording )

2 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two men stand in the shadow of a helicopter at midnight in London. One of them is Quiller, and he recalls his thoughts: My hands were growing cold and a lightness was coming into my head, and I had the same thought that we all have when we're going into a mission: That we ought to get out now before it's too late, before the luck runs out and we're cast up in a Gulag labor camp or lashed blindfold to a post in Beirut or spread-eagled against a mountainside with a ripped parachute for a shroud and one last intimate friend plucking strength from us with his bone-white beak. But suddenly, this time, it was too late to get out. And Lord, I was afraid. We are with him later, when he stands among the crowds massed in Peking for the funeral of the Chinese Premier: The British delegates formed a short line along the side of the catafalque as their leader placed the Queen's wreath carefully against it; then suddenly the sky was filled with flowers, and the bloodied body of the secretary of state was hurled against me by the blast as the coffin exploded. With him we meet Spur, the agent who will later be found lifeless in the coils of a boa constrictor in his lonely room above the streets of Seoul; and Li-fei, the girl with the cinnamon eyes and the delicate porcelain neck, in the last few days before a merciless act of ritual ends her life on the temple steps; and Tung Kuo-fong, the omnipotent diabolus who is the target for the mission; and Ferris, the man from London who is here with Quiller to try to save him as he faces his moment of truth: For the first time I wondered how far gone I was. From Ferris to London: They've tried five times to kill him and I don't think he can stand the strain ... ' From London to Ferris: There's no point in leaving him out there if he's losing his nerve ... ' I sat hunched with my eyes screwed shut, wondering how to face the man beside me when I opened them. Then Ferris asked me quietly: Why don't you go home? Anyone else would. I opened my eyes and took a breath and tried to get some steadiness into my voice. This is home. Where the brink is? That's right. This is Adam Hall's tenth story of Quiller, the ultra-secret espionage agent, a "mission report" that takes the reader through the nerve-chilling labyrinth to the brink and back as he closes in on The Peking Target
Le document de Varsovie by Adam Hall( Book )

3 editions published between 1972 and 1977 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<> by Adam Hall( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in Hebrew and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names

controlled identityTrevor, Elleston

Kholl, Adam