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Boulle, Pierre 1912-1994

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The bridge over the River Kwai by Pierre Boulle( Book )

168 editions published between 1200 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 4,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1942: Boldly advancing through Asia, the Japanese need a train route from Burma going north. In a prison camp, British POWs are forced into labor. The bridge they build will become a symbol of service and survival to one prisoner, Colonel Nicholson, a proud perfectionist. Pitted against the warden, Colonel Saito, Nicholson will nevertheless, out of a distorted sense of duty, aid his enemy. While on the outside, as the Allies race to destroy the bridge, Nicholson must decide which will be the first casualty: his patriotism or his pride
Planet of the apes by Pierre Boulle( Book )

272 editions published between 1963 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 3,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explorers are menaced on a planet where men are "animals" and the apes rule. A satire
The Bridge on the River Kwai by David Lean( Visual )

63 editions published between 1957 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When British P.O.W.s build a vital railway bridge in enemy-occupied Burma, Allied commandos are assigned to destroy it
Garden on the moon by Pierre Boulle( Book )

28 editions published between 1964 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of the race to the moon. The story begins as the rocket experts work at Peenemunde; it continues as the German defeat scatters the scientists to America, to Russia, to France, to Japan
My own River Kwai by Pierre Boulle( Book )

28 editions published between 1966 and 1994 in 5 languages and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author of the Bridge over the River Kwai tells his own true adventures as a secret agent in the Far East
A noble profession by Pierre Boulle( Book )

58 editions published between 1960 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psykologisk spionhistorie fra den anden verdenskrig
Desperate games by Pierre Boulle( Book )

22 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in French and English and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of scientists dissatisfied with world conditions establish a global government that speedily banishes the world's ills, but other ills take their place
Le pont de la rivieŕe Kwai.̈ by Pierre Boulle( Book )

208 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Roman d'aventures
The other side of the coin by Pierre Boulle( Book )

49 editions published between 1955 and 1969 in 4 languages and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a French planter in Malaya, his American wife, and a Chinese communist girl, and what happens when their values come into conflict
Ears of the jungle by Pierre Boulle( Book )

26 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in French and English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Military operations in the primitive Asian jungle are complicated by the presence of an unknown source privy to every movement
The good Leviathan by Pierre Boulle( Book )

24 editions published between 1977 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With perception and wit, Boulle analyzes public fears and apprehension about the Leviathan, the largest nuclear-powered supertanker ever built, to reveal the ironies and contradictions that plague twentieth-century man
The photographer by Pierre Boulle( Book )

35 editions published between 1957 and 1996 in 5 languages and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The whale of the Victoria Cross by Pierre Boulle( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A giant whale becomes the pet and mascot of the British armada and is recommended for a medal of bravery and finally the Victoria Cross
Because it is absurd (on earth as in heaven) by Pierre Boulle( Book )

19 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The marvelous palace and other stories by Pierre Boulle( Book )

12 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These stories deal with society's ineffectual reactions to crime, the instinct for self-preservation, and the perils accompanying the search for perfection
The executioner by Pierre Boulle( Book )

18 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in French and English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a very strange story. A Chinese executioner in the middle ages--or at least at some far distant time unspecified--is banned because it is discovered that he murders just before he executes! Good book about a Kafka-like society where you may kill but you may not murder. The motive of the executioner in doing what he does is not explained
Time out of mind, and other stories by Pierre Boulle( Book )

13 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction-noveller
Battle for the planet of the apes by Twentieth Century Fox( Visual )

17 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in English and Polish and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of human mutants and a band of militant gorillas threaten to break the peace of the ape tribe and overthrow the leadership of the benevolent Caesar
Not the glory by Pierre Boulle( Book )

52 editions published between 1070 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Polish refugee who moves in high British circles is suspected of being a German agent by the head of the counter-espionage
Face of a hero by Pierre Boulle( Book )

33 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Planet of the apes
Planet of the apesThe Bridge on the River KwaiPlanet of the apes : an unofficial companion
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