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Ambler, Eric 1909-1998

Overview
Works: 821 works in 2,632 publications in 17 languages and 30,087 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Disaster films  Historical films  Biography  Legal fiction (Literature)  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Spy stories 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Editor, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Producer, Other, Conceptor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR6001.M48, 823.912
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The light of day by Eric Ambler( Book )
123 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 1,688 libraries worldwide
The grand master of suspense has created an engaging thriller about a bumbling petty thief caught up in an international jewel heist
The Levanter by Eric Ambler( Book )
53 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,449 libraries worldwide
Michael Howell is "the Levanter," an English businessman trying to keep his family firm intact in Syria, a country undergoing a revolution. He and his secretary-mistress are captured by a splinter group who want him to manufacture bombs
A Night to Remember by Roy Baker( visu )
28 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and held by 1,444 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the sinking of the Titanic
Journey into fear by Eric Ambler( Book )
94 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,164 libraries worldwide
Story of international intrigue and a mounting fear of death in the mind of an English engineer returning from Turkey
The Intercom conspiracy by Eric Ambler( Book )
41 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 944 libraries worldwide
Trouble starts with the sudden death of the American owner of Intercom, a sinister agency in Geneva feeding misinformation to international news agencies
Passage of arms by Eric Ambler( Book )
68 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in English and held by 930 libraries worldwide
In this classic thriller, two American tourists find more adventure than they bargained for when they get involved with Chinese gun smugglers and Muslim revolutionaries, learning first hand about the intrigue of the post-colonial world
A coffin for Dimitrios by Eric Ambler( Book )
45 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 929 libraries worldwide
Three tales of espionage and suspense
The siege of the Villa Lipp by Eric Ambler( Book )
9 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 915 libraries worldwide
Paul Firman advises rich corporations and individuals on tax havens and shelters for their excess cash. He has built up a sideline of blackmail. At a seminar in Brussels, his past catches up with him
The care of time by Eric Ambler( Book )
8 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 902 libraries worldwide
Robert Halliday, an American free-lance-writer, is coerced into negotiations between NATO and the "Ruler," a powerful Persian Gulf sheik of questionable sanity, and finds mystery in each of their interests
The dark frontier by Eric Ambler( Book )
58 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 845 libraries worldwide
"England, 1935. Physicist Henry Barstow is on holiday when he meets the mysterious Simon Groom, a representative for an armaments manufacturer. Groom invites the professor to Ixania, a small nation-state in Eastern Europe whose growing weapons program threatens to destabilize the region. Only after suffering a blow to the head--which muddles his brain into believing he is Conway Carruthers, international spy--does the mild-mannered physicist agree to visit Ixania. But he quickly recognizes that Groom has a more sinister agenda, and Carruthers is the only man who can stop him"--Page 4 of cover
Epitaph for a spy by Eric Ambler( Book )
62 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 731 libraries worldwide
When Josef Vadassy arrives at the Hotel de la Reserve at the end of his Riviera holiday, he is simply looking forward to a few more days of relaxation before returning to Paris. But in St. Gatien, on the eve of World War II, everyone is suspect{u2013}the American brother and sister, the expatriate Brits, and the German gentleman traveling under at least one assumed name. When the film he drops off at the chemist reveals photographs he has not taken, Vadassy finds himself the object of intense suspicion. The result is anything but the rest he had been hoping for
Cause for alarm by Eric Ambler( Book )
56 editions published between 1900 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 718 libraries worldwide
Nicky Marlow needs a job. He's engaged to be married and the employment market is pretty slim in Britain in 1937. So when his fiancé points out the Spartacus Machine Tool notice, he jumps at the chance. After all, he speaks Italian and he figures he'll be able to endure Milan for a year, long enough to save some money. Soon after he arrives, however, he learns the sinister truth of his predecessor's death and finds himself courted by two agents with dangerously different agendas. In the process, Marlow realizes it's not so simple to just do the job he's paid to do in fascist Italy on the eve of a world war. -- publisher's description
The mask of Dimitrios by Eric Ambler( Book )
75 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and Turkish and held by 688 libraries worldwide
"English crime novelist Charles Latimer is travelling in Istanbul when he makes the acquaintance of Turkish police inspector Colonel Haki. It is from him that he first hears of the mysterious Dimitrios - an infamous master criminal, long wanted by the law, whose body has just been fished out of the Bosphorus. Fascinated by the story, Latimer decides to retrace Dimitrios' steps across Europe to gather material for a new book. But, as he gradually discovers more about his subject's shadowy history, fascination tips over into obsession. And, in entering Dimitrios' criminal underworld, Latimer realizes that his own life may be on the line." --Publisher
A kind of anger by Eric Ambler( Book )
2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 658 libraries worldwide
An insecure journalist plays a game of intrigue and blackmail in his search for a woman suspected of being the accomplice to a Kurdish refugee's murder
Doctor Frigo by Eric Ambler( Book )
8 editions published between 1974 and 2000 in English and held by 639 libraries worldwide
A parapolitical thriller that takes place in a bleak South American locale
Judgment on Deltchev by Eric Ambler( Book )
23 editions published between 1951 and 2003 in English and held by 580 libraries worldwide
Tale of danger in a dictator-dominated Balkan country
The Schirmer inheritance by Eric Ambler( Book )
2 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 538 libraries worldwide
George Carey, lawyer, was given the task of going through the files on the Schneider Johnson case, making sure nothing had been overlooked. He discovers something in the fales claims and dead-end leads which makes this case more than a missing-heir-to-a-vast-fortune scene
To catch a spy, an anthology of favourite spy stories by Eric Ambler( Book )
21 editions published between 1964 and 1986 in English and held by 487 libraries worldwide
For contents, see Author Catalog
Dirty story; a further account of the life and adventures of Arthur Abdel Simpson by Eric Ambler( Book )
3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 466 libraries worldwide
The intriguers; four superb novels of suspense by Eric Ambler( Book )
6 editions published between 1960 and 1965 in English and held by 392 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Reed, Eliot

Ambler, E.
Eric Ambler angielski pisarz
Eric Ambler britischer Schriftsteller
Eric Ambler britisk manusforfattar og skribent
Eric Ambler britisk manusforfatter og skribent
Eric Ambler britisk manuskriptforfatter og skribent
Eric Ambler Brits schrijver (1909-1998)
Eric Ambler brittisk manusförfattare och författare
Eric Ambler écrivain britannique
Eric Ambler scrittore e sceneggiatore britannico
Reed, Eliot
Rodda, Charles, pseud.
Ерик Амблър
Эрик Эмблер
אריק אמבלר סופר בריטי
צמבלר, א
اریک امبلر نویسنده و فیلمنامه‌نویس بریتانیایی
إيريك آمبلر
アンブラー
アンブラー, エリック
エリック・アンブラー
Languages
English (772)
German (33)
French (11)
Spanish (11)
Swedish (4)
Chinese (4)
Romanian (2)
Italian (2)
Portuguese (2)
Japanese (1)
Finnish (1)
Turkish (1)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Hebrew (1)
Catalan (1)
Dutch (1)
Norwegian (1)
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