WorldCat Identities

Childers, Erskine

Overview
Works: 44 works in 181 publications in 7 languages and 2,000 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Spy stories  Sea stories  Suspense fiction  Juvenile works  Adventure stories  Action and adventure fiction  Alternative histories (Fiction)  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PR6005.H52, 823.912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Erskine Childers
Renewing the United Nations system by Erskine Childers( Book )

16 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Equity, operational development, human rights, humanitarian emergency capacities, decision making, finance, management, international civil service
A world in need of leadership : tomorrow's United Nations by Brian Urquhart( Book )

22 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The road to Suez by Erskine Childers( Book )

18 editions published in 1962 in English and Arabic and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Challenges to the United Nations : building a safer world by Erskine Childers( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A world in need of leadership : tomorrow's United Nations : a fresh appraisal by Brian Urquhart( Book )

15 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The riddle of the sands by Erskine Childers( )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on a sailing trip in the Baltic Sea, two young adventurers-turned-spies uncover a secret German plot to invade England. Widely recognized as the first modern spy thriller, this 1902 lone masterpiece by World War I Royal Navy officer Erskine Childers was written as a wake-up call to the British government to attend to its North Sea defenses. It accomplished that task and has been considered a classic of espionage literature ever since
The wordless wish : from citizen to refugees by Erskine Childers( Book )

5 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The other exodus by Erskine Childers( Book )

11 editions published between 1961 and 1963 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pour rénover le système des Nations unies by Erskine Childers( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in French and English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a time beyond warnings : strengthening the United Nations system by Erskine Childers( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arab nationalism by Erskine Childers( Book )

3 editions published in 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Palestine: the broken triangle by Erskine Childers( Book )

5 editions published between 1965 and 1967 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Palestina: il triangolo spezzato by Erskine Childers( Book )

6 editions published between 1965 and 1969 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une direction énergique pour le monde de demain by Brian Urquhart( Book )

8 editions published in 1990 in French and English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nation in search of its society by Erskine Childers( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Den anden 'Exodus' by Erskine Childers( Book )

4 editions published between 1962 and 1974 in Danish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Islam & barat : antara nyanyuk dan benci by Erskine Childers( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in Malay and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der andere Exodus by Erskine Childers( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amnesia and antagonism by Erskine Childers( Book )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The riddle of the sands : a record of secret service by Erskine Childers( Book )

3 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Described by Ken Follett as "the first modern thriller", The Riddle of the Sands is the best-known sailing narrative and a true classic. It was recently ranked 37th in The Observer's list of the 100 Greatest Novels of the past 300 years. Winston Churchill even credited it for the Admiralty's decision to build naval bases in Scapa Flow, Invergordon and Rosyth. Following in the adventurous tradition of H Rider Haggard, and being a clear influence on the espionage tales of John Buchan, Ian Fleming and John le Carré, The Riddle of the Sands tells the story of two young men on a sailing tr
 
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Challenges to the United Nations : building a safer world
Alternative Names
Childers, Erskine B.

Childers, Erskine B. 1929-1996

Childers, Erskine Barton.

Childers, Erskine Barton 1929-1996

Erskine B. Childers

Erskine B. Childers auteur uit Ierland (1929-1996)

Erskine Barton Childers Irish writer, correspondent and United Nations senior civil servant

Erskine Childers

Эрскин Бартон Чайлдерс

إرسكين تشيلدرز، 1929-1996

تشايلدرز، إرسكين، 1929-1996

تشيلدرز، ارسكين ب

Languages
English (122)

French (17)

Italian (5)

Danish (4)

German (2)

Malay (1)

Arabic (1)

Covers
The riddle of the sandsThe riddle of the sands : a record of secret service