WorldCat Identities

Coles, Manning

Overview
Works: 67 works in 331 publications in 4 languages and 6,138 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Detective and mystery stories, English 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3505.O43, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Manning Coles
Drink to yesterday by Manning Coles( Book )

27 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in English and Dutch and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A toast to tomorrow by Manning Coles( Book )

18 editions published between 1914 and 2008 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a man who loses his memory after the war and wanders through Germany in search of his earlier life
The Basle express by Manning Coles( Book )

9 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now or never by Manning Coles( Book )

6 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The exploits of Tommy Hambledon by Manning Coles( Book )

4 editions published between 1952 and 1959 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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No entry by Manning Coles( Book )

8 editions published between 1958 and 1985 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young George Micklejohn managed to have a British Cabinet Minister for a father, to cross the East-West German frontier, to get his hands on some top-secret Russian plans - and to disappear. Which was when Tommy Hambledon of the Foreign Office's Intelligence Service made his entry
Without lawful authority by Manning Coles( Book )

8 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A knife for the juggler by Manning Coles( Book )

5 editions published between 1953 and 1975 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alias Uncle Hugo by Manning Coles( Book )

8 editions published between 1952 and 1953 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fifth man by Manning Coles( Book )

20 editions published between 1946 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They tell no tales by Manning Coles( Book )

18 editions published between 1941 and 2008 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not negotiable by Manning Coles( Book )

9 editions published between 1949 and 1964 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death of an ambassador; A Tommy Hambledon story by Manning Coles( Book )

7 editions published between 1957 and 1973 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

... Green hazard by Manning Coles( Book )

17 editions published between 1945 and 2009 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Search for a sultan by Manning Coles( Book )

5 editions published between 1961 and 1972 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief candles by Manning Coles( Book )

8 editions published between 1954 and 2000 in English and Swedish and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ghostly comedy with assorted rogues & crooks
Duty free by Manning Coles( Book )

4 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The far traveller by Manning Coles( Book )

7 editions published between 1956 and 2001 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humorous story of two ghosts who return to earth
Come and go by Manning Coles( Book )

3 editions published between 1958 and 2000 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Happy returns by Manning Coles( Book )

4 editions published between 1955 and 2000 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emboldened by strong drink, tourists James and Charles Latimer met an untimely end while foolishly trying to stop a German advance during the Franco-Prussian War of 1870 and were put to their not-so-eternal rest in a cemetery in a small French village. But whenever a relative is in trouble, these two benevolent spooks rise from the grave to use their unique talents to right wrongs. This time it's 1954 and they're off to Lake Como in Italy where Uncle Quentin finds his confirmed bachelor status is in serious danger from an eager widow who just won't take no for an answer. Along the way, they learn how to drive -- more or less -- an automobile, outwit a couple of bank robbers, stage an old-fashioned duel, and solve a murder with a little help from the victim, a fellow ghost. Accompanying them on the journey is their pet monkey. Ulysses, whose love for wine and adventure wreaks havoc on a small French garrison town when he helps free a bevy of circus animals, including an educated elephant who feels the show must go on
 
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Brief candles
Alternative Names

controlled identityGaite, Francis

Coles, Cyril Henri

Coles, Cyril Henry 1899-1965

Coles, Manning, pseud.

Gaite, Francis

Hammerton, Tom

Manning, Adelaide

Manning, Adelaide Frances Oke

Manning, Adelaide Frances Oke -1959

Manning, Adelaide Frances Oke, d. 1959

Languages
English (189)

Dutch (3)

Swedish (2)

French (1)

Covers
A toast to tomorrowWithout lawful authorityThe fifth manThey tell no tales... Green hazardBrief candlesThe far travellerCome and goHappy returns