WorldCat Identities

Le Houbie, Michel

Overview
Works: 163 works in 398 publications in 2 languages and 618 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Detective and mystery stories, English  Detective and mystery comic books, strips, etc  Comic books, strips, etc  Spy stories  Drama  Juvenile works  Graphic novels  Film adaptations 
Roles: Translator, Other, Adapter, tra, Editor
Classifications: PR6005.H66, 823.912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michel Le Houbie
A pocket full of rye by Agatha Christie( Book )

11 editions published between 1955 and 1997 in French and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oorspr. titel : A pocket full of rye
Quatre aventures de Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in French and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Towards zero by Agatha Christie( Book )

11 editions published between 1947 and 1996 in French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"I like a good detective story, but they begin in the wrong place! They begin with the murder. But the murder is the end. The story begins long before that." So remarks esteemed criminologist Mr. Treves. Truer words have never been spoken, for a psychopathic killer has insinuated himself, with cunning manipulation, into a quiet village on the river Tern. But who is his intended victim? What are his unfathomable motives? And how and when will he reach the point of murder ... the zero point?"--Publisher description
Le flux et le reflux = There is a tide by Agatha Christie( Book )

10 editions published between 1950 and 1989 in French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les membres de la famille Cloade doivent se résigner. Peu avant sa mort, Gordon Cloade a épousé une jeune femme, Rosaleen, qui devient de fait sa seule héritière. Dans ces conditions, qui n'aurait pas intérêt à voir Rosaleen disparaître? --[Memento]
So many steps to death by Agatha Christie( Book )

10 editions published between 1977 and 1999 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hilary Craven is about to end her life when Jessop, a British agent, asks her help in finding several of the world's leading scientists who have recently vanished. Assuming the identity of a physicist's wife, she infiltrates a secret Moroccan laboratory and discovers a global conspiracy. The information she has could cost her her life, just when she has realized how much she wants to live
The hollow by Agatha Christie( Book )

11 editions published between 1948 and 1982 in French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hercule Poirot soon realizes that what he at first thought was a clever hoax, is very real--there is a dead body by the swimming pool, accompanied by a hysterical woman--and that this will be one his toughest cases to crack--Novelist
They came to Baghdad by Agatha Christie( Book )

8 editions published between 1952 and 1996 in French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flighty but good-hearted Victoria Jones craves love, intrigue, and adventure. She strikes gold in Edward, a handsome and mysterious traveler whom she's vowed to follow to the ends of the earth. Yet no whirlwind affair can prepare Victoria for what unfolds once she lands in Baghdad. Not a day in Edward's shadow, and she hears whispered warnings of danger and witnesses the murder of a secret agent in her hotel room. And when she discovers that a romantic rival for Edward's affection has arranged for her kidnapping, Victoria fears that her impetuous nature could be the death of her
Crooked house by Agatha Christie( Book )

11 editions published between 1951 and 1989 in French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the sprawling, half-timbered mansion in the affluent suburb of Swinly Dean, Aristide Leonides lies dead from barbiturate poisoning. An accident? Not likely. In fact, suspicion has already fallen on his luscious widow, a cunning beauty fifty years his junior, set to inherit a sizeable fortune, and rumored to be carrying on with a strapping young tutor comfortably ensconced in the family estate. But criminologist Charles Hayward is casting his own doubts on the innocence of the entire Leonides brood. He knows them intimately. And he's certain that in a crooked house such as Three Gables, no one's on the level
Evil under the sun : a Hercule Poirot mystery by Agatha Christie( Book )

11 editions published between 1948 and 1982 in French and English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hercule Poirot must solve the murder of an actress everyone had reason to hate
Un, deux, trois ... = (One, two, buckle my shoe) by Agatha Christie( Book )

8 editions published between 1948 and 1992 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La 4e de couverture indique : "On a beau s'appeler Hercule Poirot, on se sent bien peu de chose, renversé dans le fauteuil du dentiste, prêt pour le supplice. L'illustre détective est beaucoup plus à son aise en face d'une affaire criminelle embrouillée. Qu'à cela ne tienne ! Cette séance humiliante va donner à Poirot l'occasion de montrer son extraordinaire talent."
Pension Vanilos : une enquête d'Hercule Poirot by Agatha Christie( Book )

10 editions published between 1956 and 1997 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The red right hand by Joel Townsley Rogers( Book )

6 editions published between 1950 and 2002 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ecrit en 1945, ce roman criminel est à classer parmi les cent meilleurs. Cette histoire qui semble un cauchemar devient crédible et impitoyable grâce à un agencement diabolique de l'intrigue
Five little pigs by Agatha Christie( Book )

10 editions published between 1947 and 1982 in French and Undetermined and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beautiful Caroline Crale was convicted of poisoning her husband, yet there were other suspects; the stockbroker who went to market; the amateur herbalist who stayed at home; the three-time divorcee who had roast beef and the devoted governess who had none
Meurtre au champagne : Rendez-vous à Bagdad by Agatha Christie( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Roman policier (énigme)
Mrs Mac Ginty est morte ... = (Mrs. Mac Ginty's dead) by Agatha Christie( Book )

6 editions published between 1967 and 1990 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une enquête d'Hercule Poirot à la suite de l'assassinat d'une vieille dame. [SDM]
Un meurtre est-il facile? = (Murder is easy) by Agatha Christie( Book )

7 editions published between 1956 and 1989 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les vacances d'Hercule Poirot : La mort n'est pas une fin by Agatha Christie( Book )

4 editions published between 1975 and 1987 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Roman policier (énigme)
Pension Vanilos ; Un meurtre sera commis le ... by Agatha Christie( Book )

7 editions published between 1973 and 1987 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un meurtre sera commis le...:The personal ad was intriguing: an invitation to partake in a "murder" at the home of Letitia Blacklock. The uncharacteristic prank comes as a surprise to Letitia's friends -- and a bigger surprise to Letitia herself. Still, the proper hostess welcomes her unexpected guests for an evening of fun. But when the lights go down, a gunshot rings out. Now, Miss Jane Marple wants to play a game of whodunit
A murder is announced : a Miss Marple mystery by Agatha Christie( Book )

5 editions published between 1951 and 1982 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The villagers of Chipping Cleghorn are amazed by an advertisement in the local paper which reads "A murder is announced and will take place on Friday October 29th, at Little Paddocks at 6.30pm. Unable to resist, a crowd begins to gather at the house at the appointed time. But when a man is killed in what looks like an attempted robbery, Miss Marple becomes involved
Meurtre au champagne by Agatha Christie( Book )

6 editions published between 1955 and 1988 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six people sit down to a sumptuous meal at a table laid for seven. In front of the empty place is a sprig of rosemary--"rosemary for remembrance." A strange sentiment considering no one is likely to forget the night, exactly a year ago, that Rosemary Barton died at exactly the same table, her beautiful face unrecognizable, convulsed with pain and horror. But then Rosemary had always been memorable--she had the ability to arouse strong passions in most people she met. In one case, strong enough to kill
 
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Languages
French (161)

English (1)