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Boothby, Guy 1867-1905

Overview
Works: 253 works in 1,030 publications in 14 languages and 5,330 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Television series  Television crime shows  Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Paranormal fiction  Portraits  History  Detective and mystery stories, English 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Performer
Classifications: PR4149.B957, A823.2
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Doctor Nikola by Guy Boothby( Book )

74 editions published between 1896 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans le Shanghai du début du XXe siècle, Wilfred Bruce fait la connaissance du docteur Nikola, un mystérieux occultiste. Avec lui, il se laisse emporter dans des aventures qui le mènent au Tibet, où le docteur espère bien découvrir le secret qu'il cherche à percer depuis des années.--[Memento]
The rivals of Sherlock Holmes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Thorndyke is an early proponent of forensic investigation; and there is the blind gumshoe Mac Carrados; and gentleman thief Simon Carne; and Mr. Carnacki who is a detective of the occult. These men pit their wits against the best that London's underworld has to offer. Victorian London was a boon for crooks and a bane to Scotland Yard, whose job it was to keep the city safe from criminals
A bid for fortune, or, Dr. Nikola's vendetta by Guy Boothby( Book )

33 editions published between 1895 and 2014 in English and German and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pharos, the Egyptian by Guy Boothby( Book )

36 editions published between 1890 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""This powerful novel is weird and soul-thrilling."--The Scotsman. Victorian readers had a passion for tales of mystery and intrigue in exotic settings, especially those involving supernatural powers. In a chiller thought to inspire the classic horror film The Mummy, one of the era's most popular writers of sensationalistic fiction spins a sinister yarn in which a mummy's curse threatens to destroy the Western world"--
Dr. Nikola's experiment by Guy Boothby( Book )

46 editions published between 1899 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prince of swindlers by Guy Boothby( Book )

18 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of literature's first, greatest, and most dastardly gentleman rogues finally joins the Penguin Classics crime list First published in 1900, A Prince of Swindlers introduces Simon Carne, a gentleman thief predating both E. W. Hornung's A. J. Raffles and Maurice Leblanc's Arsene Lupin. The British Viceroy first meets Carne while traveling in India. Charmed, he invites the reclusive hunchbacked scholar to London, little suspecting that his guest is actually an adventurer and a master of disguise. Carne'aided by his loyal butler, Belton'embarks on a crime spree, stealing from London's richest citizens and then making fools of them by posing as a detective investigating the thefts. Now back in print after over a century, Guy Boothby's tale promises to delight a new generation of crime fans. For more than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,500 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. From the Trade Paperback edition
The Red Rat's daughter by Guy Boothby( Book )

24 editions published between 1899 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fascination of the king by Guy Boothby( Book )

17 editions published between 1896 and 1911 in English and Dutch and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beautiful white devil by Guy Boothby( Book )

37 editions published between 1876 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Get set for a rip-roaring romp around the world in Guy Newell Boothby's The Beautiful White Devil. Packing in plenty of action and romance, this novel follows the exploits of a beguiling criminal mastermind who steals the heart of the tale's protagonist
In strange company : a story of Chili and the southern seas by Guy Boothby( Book )

30 editions published between 1894 and 2012 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Australian author Guy Boothby put his wanderlust to work as fodder for his fiction. Though his first publication was a non-fiction account of a trip through his native country, he soon turned to fiction as an outlet for his creativity, focusing primarily on action-adventure, mystery, and detection tales. In Strange Company: A Story of Chili and the Southern Seas, Boothby's first novel, was an instant success and will satisfy contemporary readers looking for a well-plotted action-adventure story
'Farewell, Nikola.' by Guy Boothby( Book )

19 editions published between 1901 and 2012 in English and Swedish and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My strangest case by Guy Boothby( Book )

21 editions published between 1901 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The marriage of Esther by Guy Boothby( Book )

22 editions published between 1895 and 2012 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Long live the king!" by Guy Boothby( Book )

17 editions published between 1890 and 2010 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sheilah McLeod : a heroine of the back blocks by Guy Boothby( Book )

22 editions published between 1897 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Australian author Guy Boothby was extraordinarily prolific during his short-lived career. He produced dozens of works spanning numerous genres before his untimely death at age 38 during a bout of influenza. Sheilah McLeod is a rollicking romance packed with plenty of adventure, telling the tale of a couple who grew up together and whose love appeared to have been fated from the very start
Love made manifest by Guy Boothby( Book )

13 editions published between 1899 and 1906 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bid for fortune : a novel by Guy Boothby( Book )

17 editions published between 1895 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lust of hate by Guy Boothby( Book )

12 editions published between 1897 and 2007 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The kidnapped president by Guy Boothby( Book )

10 editions published between 1902 and 2012 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cabinet secret by Guy Boothby( Book )

15 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A bid for fortune, or, Dr. Nikola's vendetta
Alternative Names
Boothby, Guy.

Boothby, Guy 1867-1905

Boothby, Guy N. 1867-1905

Boothby, Guy Newell

Boothby Guy Newell 1867-1905

Būthbī, Gaʼī 1867-1905

Guy Boothby Australian writer

Guy Boothby australischer Schriftsteller

Guy Boothby auteur uit Australië (1867-1905)

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