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Forbes, Bryan 1926-2013

Overview
Works: 222 works in 632 publications in 7 languages and 11,265 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Biography  History  Film adaptations  Domestic fiction  Manuscripts  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Actor, Narrator, Producer, Scenarist, Performer, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Bryan Forbes
Publications by Bryan Forbes
Publications by Bryan Forbes, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Bryan Forbes
 
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Most widely held works by Bryan Forbes
The endless game by Bryan Forbes( Book )
29 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 1,542 libraries worldwide
Caroline Oates, a member of the Austrian network, was captured by the KGB, tortured, injected with drugs and eventually exchanged for a Russian spy. She was a vegetable, so why was she killed now a decade later?
The Stepford wives by Frank Oz( visu )
26 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 906 libraries worldwide
Joanna reluctantly moves with her husband and children from New York City to the suburban community of Stepford, Connecticut. But when life in Stepford begins to seem too perfect, Joanna and her new friend Bobby investigate a mysterious conspiracy among the town's husbands
Chaplin by Richard Attenborough( visu )
24 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 822 libraries worldwide
Chaplin's entire life is covered in the biographical film. From his upbringings in the slums of England to his Honorary Oscar in 1972
A spy at twilight by Bryan Forbes( Book )
5 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 569 libraries worldwide
"A sequel to The endless game." Introduces a cast of double agents, dupes and unsung heroes who give us a chilling insight into the dark recesses of international espionage and politics
Dame Edith Evans, Ned's girl by Bryan Forbes( Book )
3 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 547 libraries worldwide
Hopscotch ( visu )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 507 libraries worldwide
One of the CIA's top international operatives is suddenly relegated to a desk job in an agency power play. Unwilling to go quietly, and with the aid of a chic Viennese widow, he puts himself back in the game by writing a memoir exposing the innermost secrets of every major intelligence agency in the world. The CIA now wants him dead, but he refuses to cooperate--because he's having too much fun!
International Velvet by Bryan Forbes( Book )
17 editions published between 1977 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 486 libraries worldwide
A story of winning and losing and all the growing up that happens in between
That despicable race : a history of the British acting tradition by Bryan Forbes( Book )
6 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
The rewrite man by Bryan Forbes( Book )
12 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in English and held by 314 libraries worldwide
Down on his luck and recovering from a bitter disappointment, Hollywood scriptwriter Harvey Burgess thinks his problems are solved when he is summoned to the south of France to rewrite the script of a flagging movie about the French Revolution. But it is not as straightforward as it sounds. On the set he finds an unworkable script, an uncooperative film crew--and the stunning Laura.--fantasticfiction.co.uk
Partly cloudy by Bryan Forbes( Book )
16 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 300 libraries worldwide
This hilarious comedy of manners follows one family's mad and peculiar antics from chaos and catastrophe to high drama
The distant laughter by Bryan Forbes( Book )
7 editions published between 1972 and 1993 in English and held by 291 libraries worldwide
"The fascination of this witty,vicious and intelligent novel is that much of it is true: there is no fiction or caricature in the film world that is not outdone by fact." - back cover
The twisted playground by Bryan Forbes( Book )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 290 libraries worldwide
Spændingsroman
Ned's girl : the authorised biography of Dame Edith Evans by Bryan Forbes( Book )
10 editions published between 1977 and 1991 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
King Rat by James Clavell( visu )
16 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 275 libraries worldwide
During WWII, Singapore's Changi prison is crowded with 10,000 prisoners of war. Among them is an American corporal known as "The King" who takes advantage of every opportunity to survive the camp as best he can. But the war is ending and so is the king's power
Seance on a wet afternoon by Bryan Forbes( visu )
18 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 268 libraries worldwide
A mentally unstable medium and her weak-willed husband embark on a dubious kidnapping scheme
Stranger by Bryan Forbes( Book )
2 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
The wrong box ( visu )
13 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 221 libraries worldwide
A strange rule of inheritance allows only the last remaining survivor of a family of siblings to get the sizable legacy, precipitating a dangerous contest between two elderly brothers. Their families get involved too, sparking a wild chase and absurd comedy as they attempt to be the last man standing
A song at twilight by Bryan Forbes( Book )
15 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
Spionroman
The league of gentlemen by Basil Dearden( visu )
8 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Bitter about being forced into retirement, a colonel (wittily embodied by Jack Hawkins) ropes a cadre of former British army men into aiding him in a one-million-pound bank robbery, a risky, multitiered plan that involves infiltrating a military compound
The memory of all that by Bryan Forbes( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Clarke, John Theobald
Clarke, John Theobald, 1926-
Clarke, John Theobald, 1926-2013
Forbes, Bryan
Turk Thrust 1926-
フォーブス, ブライアン
Languages
English (240)
Spanish (10)
German (8)
French (3)
Dutch (3)
Italian (2)
Japanese (1)
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