WorldCat Identities

Upfield, Arthur W. (Arthur William) 1888-1964

Overview
Works: 279 works in 1,774 publications in 7 languages and 18,657 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Author, Former owner
Classifications: PR9619.3.U6, 823.912
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The bone is pointed by Arthur W Upfield( Book )
50 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in English and German and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspector Bonaparte investigates the death of a man in the Australian bush. When he spots a gray feather dipped in blood he realizes that a ghostly presence from the local Kalchut tribe is tracking his every move--a presence that alerts every part of him that is linked to the bush
The mystery of Swordfish Reef by Arthur W Upfield( Book )
57 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An intriguing case for Detective-Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte begins on a calm October day in an Australian seaside town. Three men set out to sea for a day's fishing ... and do not return. Despite intensive searches, no trace of the men or their boat is found until, weeks later, a passing trawler hauls in a gruesome catch -- the head of one of the missing fishermen. It is quite clear that its owner was murdered with a pistol bullet. But by whom, and why, is for Bony to find out
Murder down under by Arthur W Upfield( Book )
52 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Even though he's on vacation, Bony finds plenty to investigate in western Australia when farmer George Loftus disappears
Death of a swagman by Arthur W Upfield( Book )
56 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in English and French and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Inspector Bonaparte mystery. In an isolated hut not far from the sleepy country town of Merino, stockman George Kendall is found dead and it looks very much like murder
The widows of Broome by Arthur W Upfield( Book )
29 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in English and French and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Northwestern Australia, Detective Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte must solve the baffling case of a killer who seemed to be picking off the town widows one by one
The bachelors of Broken Hill by Arthur W Upfield( Book )
42 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A string of bizarre murders shares common elements: all the victims are elderly bachelors and there is always a woman nearby at the time of the deaths. When the witnesses' descriptions of the woman vary widely, half-Aborigine detective Napoleon Bonaparte ("Bony") finds himself calling on a professional burglar and an amateur sketch artist for help
The will of the tribe by Arthur W Upfield( Book )
37 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A body has been found in a meteor crater in the middle of the Australian desert, with no hint of how it got there. No tracks around the crater and no stranger in town. It soon becomes obvious to Bony that both the locals and the Aboriginals are guarding a secret until the will of the Tribe breaks their silence
The new shoe by Arthur W Upfield( Book )
17 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The nude body of a man is discovered entombed in the walls of Split Point Lighthouse on the south-east coast of Australia. Inspector Bonaparte wonders why a coffin is moved at night, who was the girl struggling with Dick Lake on the cliff tops, and what caused the Bully Buccaneers to deal in death. An ordinary policeman could afford to fail, but Bony, never
Murder must wait by Arthur W Upfield( Book )
37 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the little town of Mitford, New South Wales, four babies have been stolen all boys, all under three months old, and all apparently neglected by their mothers. The local police have given up and the trail is cold. Then a fifth child vanishes, and the mother is found dead next to the empty cot. Inspector Bonaparte is called in, first to find the missing children, and only then to solve the murder
The mountains have a secret by Arthur W Upfield( Book )
39 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In October two young girls set out for a walk in the Grampian Mountains of Australia. They are never seen again, and the policeman who is sent to investigate is murdered. Now it is March, and Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte attempts to solve the mystery
Winds of evil by Arthur W Upfield( Book )
40 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in English and French and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Bonaparte sets out to investigate two bizarre murders near the dusty little outback town of Carie, all the odds are against him. The crimes were committed a year before, the scent cold, and any clues that may have survived have been confused by a ham-fisted city policeman. As Bony follows the trail he is threatened, then attacked by the mysterious murderer
The man of two tribes by Arthur W Upfield( Book )
37 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Myra Thomas, apparently dressed only in nightgown and slippers, has walked off the train somewhere along the 650 kilometres of track that crosses the Nullabor Plain. With two camels and a dog, Bony begins to search the desert, only to find a group of people imprisoned in the extensive limestone caves beneath the plain
An author bites the dust by Arthur W Upfield( Book )
47 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the 11th Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte novel, Queensland inspector Napoleon "Bony" Bonaparte is called in to investigate a murder where a writer has died from no apparent cause
Bony and the mouse by Arthur W Upfield( Book )
36 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three times a killer has struck in Daybreak, a one-pub town in Western Australia. Why should so many people suspect the strange 'bad boy' Tony Carr? Why were the local Aboriginal tribe far away from town at the time of the murders? Inspector Bonaparte finds this small community very tight, till the arrival of a job-seeking bloke by the name of Nat Bonnar
The sands of Windee by Arthur W Upfield( Book )
53 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Detective Bony knew he was dealing with a murder; will the answer be in the sands of Windee? 14PT
Bushranger of the skies by Arthur W Upfield( Book )
37 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in English and French and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A police car is bombed from the air on a lonely outback road by a mysterious pilot who plans to conquer a nation. The trail through the Land of the Burning Water tests Inspector Bonaparte's endurance to the limit as takes the detective as close to death as he has ever been
Death of a lake by Arthur W Upfield( Book )
36 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in English and French and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drought is responsible for a lake in remote Australia drying up. Detective Napoleon Bonaparte is sent to determine if the dropping water level will reveal the remains of a former ranch hand believed to have drowned (?) in the lake after winning 12,000 pounds in a lottery
Madman's Bend by Arthur W Upfield( Book )
23 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
If any man was ever born to be murdered, it was William Lush a hated drunk who disappeared after beating his wife to death. Plenty of men had the opportunity to murder Lush, some the means, none the motive. Jill Madden, his pretty step-daughter, had all three. When Lush disappears, Inspector Bonaparte must look for a body and the murderer before the Darling River rises to flood level
Bony and the Kelly gang by Arthur W Upfield( Book )
23 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in English and French and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Napoleon Bonaparte, a half-aboriginal police detective, disguises himself as a horse thief in order to investigate the murder of a government officer
Wings above the Diamantina by Arthur W Upfield( Book )
23 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in English and Finnish and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An abandoned airplane and its unconscious passenger pose a mystery for Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte
 
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Alternative Names
Apfīlds, Artūrs 1888-1964
Upfield, Arthur.
Upfield, Arthur 1888-1964
Upfield, Arthur 1890-1964
Upfield, Arthur W.
Upfield, Arthur W. 1888-1964
Upfield, Arthur W. (Arthur William), 1888-1964
Upfield, Arthur William
Upfield, Arthur William 1888-1964
Upfield, Arthur William 1890-1964
Апфилд, Артур 1888-1964
アップフィールド, アーサー
Languages
English (680)
German (56)
French (56)
Spanish (3)
Czech (3)
Slovak (1)
Finnish (1)
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