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Clavell, James

Overview
Works: 687 works in 2,918 publications in 28 languages and 37,684 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Drama  Action and adventure fiction  Film adaptations  War films  Romance fiction  War stories  War fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Producer, Director, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Adapter, Restager , pmn, Other, Creator, wpr, Conceptor, fmd
Classifications: PS3553.L365, 355.02
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Most widely held works by James Clavell
Shōgun : a novel of Japan by James Clavell( Book )

307 editions published between 1968 and 2019 in 21 languages and held by 4,835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After John Blackthorne shipwrecks in Japan, he makes himself useful to a feudal lord in a power struggle with another and becomes a samurai
Tai-Pan : a novel of Hong Kong by James Clavell( Book )

260 editions published between 1966 and 2019 in 21 languages and held by 3,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: It is the early 19th century, when European traders and adventurers first began to penetrate the forbidding Chinese mainland. And it is in this exciting time and exotic place that a giant of an Englishman, Dirk Straun, sets out to turn the desolate island of Hong Kong into an impregnable fortress of British power, and to make himself supreme ruler-Tai-Pan!
James Clavell's Gai-Jin : a novel of Japan by James Clavell( Book )

134 editions published between 1966 and 2021 in 13 languages and held by 3,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grand in scope and scale, filled with the richness and passion of two great histories coming together, Gai-jin is the long-awaited sixth novel in James Clavell's magnificent Asian Saga. Sweeping us back to the enigmatic and elusive land of his best-selling Shogun, he weaves an extraordinary tale of Japan, now newly open to gai-jin - foreigners - and teeming with contradictions as the ancient and the modern meet in a clash of cultures, of nations, of generations
James Clavell's whirlwind by James Clavell( Book )

106 editions published between 1900 and 2019 in 9 languages and held by 3,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the sequel to Noble House, Andrew Cavallan must retrieve his pilots, their families, and the helicopters in his company from Iran when Khomeini comes to power after the revolution against the shah
The Great Escape by John Sturges( Visual )

87 editions published between 1963 and 2020 in 5 languages and held by 2,960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized version of the unprecedented escape from Stalag Luft III. A high-security German prisoner-of-war camp in 1942 holds only known troublemakers and risk-takers, all of whom are determined to pull off the war's most daring escape
Noble house : a novel of contemporary Hong Kong by James Clavell( Book )

111 editions published between 1981 and 2021 in 9 languages and held by 2,925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Hong Kong in 1963. The Noble House is in financial trouble and the fate of Hong Kong rests on what will happen to it
King Rat : a novel by James Clavell( Book )

152 editions published between 1962 and 2019 in 14 languages and held by 2,680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shattering novel about an American Corporal who seeks to dominate both captors and captives in an Japanese prison camp during WWII
To Sir, with love by James Clavell( Visual )

83 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teacher in England abandons the traditional curriculum of education in dealing with a class of students rejected by other schools
The children's story by James Clavell( Book )

31 editions published between 1963 and 1994 in English and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new teacher arrives to take charge of a grade school classroom after the U.S. has been conquered by an enemy nation
The art of war by Sunzi( Book )

30 editions published between 1981 and 2019 in English and held by 1,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic by Sun Tzu. The definitive guide to strategy, tactics, and success
The fly by Kurt Neumann( Visual )

28 editions published between 1958 and 2019 in English and Multiple languages and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a scientist attempts to transfer matter through space, things go horrifically wrong and two grotesque man-fly hybrids are created. Now, with the head of a fly and a wing in place of one of his arms, the scientist desperately hopes that he, his wife and his brother can capture the other mutant and reverse the experiment
James Clavell's thrump-o-moto : a fantasy by James Clavell( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a tiny wizard whisks seven-year-old Patricia and her crutches from her home in Australia to Japan, she encounters his family, an evil ghoul, and the hope of a magic cure for her physical handicap
Shōgun : the epic novel of Japan by James Clavell( Book )

13 editions published between 1976 and 2019 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A narrative of conflicting cultures, loyalties, motivations, and traditions in early-seventeenth-century Japan, involving the powerful and powerhungry Lord Toranaga, the ambitious Englishman, Blackthorne, and the Lady Mariko, a Catholic convert in love with the barbarian Englishman
American men at arms by F. van Wyck Mason( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three great holocausts of this century -- World War I, World War II the Korean conflict -- bred death and destruction. Yet out of the utter desolation came some of the finest American literature. This is an anthology of the most potent excepts which capture the sweat and the humor, the glory and hardship of war
Tai-Pan : the epic novel of the founding of Hong Kong by James Clavell( Book )

11 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is the early 19th century, when European traders and adventurers first began to penetrate the forbidding Chinese mainland. And it is in this exciting time and exotic place that a giant of an Englishman, Dirk Straun, sets out to turn the desolate island of Hong Kong into an impregnable fortress of British power, and to make himself supreme ruler-- Tai-Pan!"--Page 4 of cover
The last valley by James Clavell( Visual )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2020 in English and French and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an isolated valley unaffected by the raging war around it becomes a winter haven for a band of mercenaries, violence erupts
James Clavell's Noble house : a novel of contemporary Hong Kong by James Clavell( Book )

11 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under the eyes of the KGB, the CIA, and the People's Republic of China, British and American businessmen maneuver for control of Hong Kong's oldest trading house in a torrid atmosphere of easy money, smuggled guns, and natural disaster
Escape by James Clavell( Book )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2019 in English and Polish and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Shah is thrown out of Iran and the nations's turmoil becomes world headlines. Caught in this shifting world of fanaticism, ambition, duplicity, heartbreak and violent death are the foreign helicopter pilots who have been servicing the oilfields
Noble House : the epic novel of modern Hong Kong by James Clavell( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The setting is Hong Kong, 1963. The action spans scarcely more than a week, but these are days of high adventure: from kidnapping and murder to financial double-dealing and natural catastrophes--fire, flood, landslide. Yet they are days filled as well with all the mystery and romance of Hong Kong--the heart of Asia--rich in every trade ... money, flesh, opium, power"--Page 4 of cover
Shogun by James Clavell( )

18 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bold English adventurer. An invincible Japanese warlord. A beautiful woman torn between two ways of life, two ways of love. All brought together in a mighty saga of a time and place aflame with conflict, passion, ambition, lust and the struggle for power
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Shōgun : a novel of Japan
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Tai-Pan : a novel of Hong KongJames Clavell's Gai-Jin : a novel of JapanJames Clavell's whirlwindThe Great EscapeNoble house : a novel of contemporary Hong KongKing Rat : a novelThe children's storyThe art of war
Alternative Names
Clavell, James 1924-

Clavell, James DuMaresq

Clavellis Jamesas

Iacobus Clavell

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James Clavell anglický spisovatel

James Clavell australischer Romanschriftsteller, Drehbuchautor und Regisseur

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James Clavell escritor americano

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James Clavell romancier américain

James Clavell romancier american

James Clavell scenarioschrijver uit Australië (1924-1994)

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James Clavell úrscéalaí Meiriceánach

Klavelis Džeimsas

Джеймс Клавел

Джеймс Клавелл

Клавел, Джеймс

Клавелл, Джеймс

Клавелл, Джеймс американский романист

Клэйвел, Джеймс

ג'יימס קלאוול

ג'יימס קלאוול מחבר רומנים אמריקאי

קלול, ג'מס

جيمس كلافيل روائي أمريكي

جیمز کلیول

چاميس كلاڤيل

เจมส์ คลาเวลล์

클라벨, 제임스 1924-1994

クラヴェル, ジェームズ

クラベル, ジェームズ

ジェームズ・クラベル

克萊威爾

詹姆士.克萊威爾

詹姆士·卡莱维

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