WorldCat Identities

Durbridge, Francis

Overview
Works: 366 works in 1,332 publications in 10 languages and 7,635 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Drama  Detective and mystery stories, English  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Made-for-TV movies  Film adaptations  Biography  Television adaptations  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Author, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor
Classifications: PR6054.U7, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Francis Durbridge
Paul Temple and the Margo mystery by Francis Durbridge( Book )

28 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Expensive Margo 'designer' coats; an industrialist; a pop star who is obviously frightened; and a psychiatrist with a very strange secretary all have something in common - they are somehow connected to a mysterious warning received from a fairground, and a terrifying case that Paul Temple and Steve have to solve
The Tyler mystery by Francis Durbridge( Book )

13 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Vlaanderen assisteert Scotland Yard bij het oplossen van twee moorden
The world of Tim Frazer by Francis Durbridge( Book )

31 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What links a secret formula for a new alloy, a short-sighted maker of model ships, international bargaining, a secret agent dying in an hotel and a Russian ship wrecked off the Yorkshire coast? Welcome to the world of Tim Frazer, the easygoing structural engineer who gets involved with a secret government department and, to his surprise, finds himself recruited as an undercover agent
Paul Temple intervenes by Francis Durbridge( Recording )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and German and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crime novelist and detective Paul Temple and his Fleet Street journalist wife inhabit a sophisticated, welldressed world of chilled cocktails and fast cars, where the women are chic and the men still wear cravats. And where Sir Graham Forbes of Scotland Yard always needs Paul's help with a tricky case. This detective duo helps Scotland Yard to track down master criminal The Marquis
The other man by Francis Durbridge( Book )

31 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De duistere moord op een Italiaan op een Engelse woonboot en de daaropvolgende gebeurtenissen maken het voor inspecteur Ford tot een ingewikkelde zaak die hij moet zien op te lossen
Send for Paul Temple by Francis Durbridge( Book )

19 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in English and Dutch and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of mysterious jewellery robberies has Scotland Yard flummoxed. Paul Temple, aided by the beautiful and spirited young journalist Steve Trent, finds himself hot on the heels of one of the cleverest and most dangerous gangs of criminals in Europe
Paul Temple and the Harkdale robbery by Francis Durbridge( Book )

28 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul and Steve are back to solve the latest hard-hitting case of robbery and murder. After a heist goes down at Harkdale bank, a gang of thieves flee and a car chase ensues. As police close in on them, the thieves come to a screeching dead end. All the police have to do is retrieve the money ... but the only thing the thieves have on them is an Oxford Dictionary! And when Paul Temple returns home, he finds the dead body of one of the robbers
The scarf by Francis Durbridge( Book )

36 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een jonge vrouw wordt gewurgd gevonden; er zijn aanwijzingen te over, maar toch komt de zaak pas tot een oplossing nadat er een tweede moord gepleegd is
My wife Melissa by Francis Durbridge( Book )

28 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een vrouw die in Londen naar een verjaarsfeest gaat, wordt enkele uren later vermoord op straat gevonden
Suddenly at home: a play by Francis Durbridge( Book )

13 editions published between 1970 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Temple and the Madison case by Francis Durbridge( Book )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Portland is on a luxury trans-Atlantic liner, as are Paul Temple and Steve. An innocent introduction involves the Temples in a case in which murder, blackmail and terror feature. The story moves to an English mansion, Amsterdam, and a houseboat on the River Thames. The secret is what happened to Sam Portland's lost years. But who is Madison?
Dead to the world by Francis Durbridge( Book )

17 editions published between 1967 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographer Philip Holt had already established his reputation as an efficient amateur detective by the time he met Robert Scranton, a wealthy American, on the plane returning to England from the USA. When Scranton learns that his son Vance, a student, has been murdered, he asks Holt to help with the investigations. Things snowball, but in strange directions; forgery, blackmail, smuggling and yet more murder are among the pitfalls that Holt comes up against in this adventure
Tim Frazer gets the message by Francis Durbridge( Book )

6 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A game of murder by Francis Durbridge( Book )

7 editions published between 1975 and 1993 in English and Polish and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Guests arrive at Stafford House for a Saturday evening buffet followed by party games which include a game of murder. But they are unaware that a real murder has been planned, and that in turn is followed by a second death. Detective Inspector Bill Forward arrives to find there are 18 suspects at the scene. Only after much patient investigation and strange leads can he bring the case to a surprising, unexpected conclusion."--Jacket
Melissa by Melissa Manchester( Visual )

3 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guy Foster is an unemployed reporter ensnared in a web of deceit after his wife's sudden demise. When disturbing events cast doubt on his innocence and sanity, Guy throws himself into the investigation to clear his name and learn the truth about Melissa
Paul Temple and the Conrad case by Francis Durbridge( Recording )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Grahame Forbes of Scotland Yard sends for the gentleman sleuth, Paul Temple, after the strange disappearance of Betty Conrad from a posh Bavarian finishing school
East of Algiers by Francis Durbridge( Book )

23 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flying from Paris, Temple and Steve are bound for Tunis to deliver a package to David Foster...until the parcel's sender is found dead in a dust bin. It is the prelude to a series of murders, leaving Temple and Steve desperate to stop the tide of escalating events-only they can get to the heart of the mystery and ensure that justice prevails
The Curzon case by Francis Durbridge( Book )

10 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aeroplane crashes on the cliffs of Dulworth Bay, whilst two boys disappear from a public school. Are these events connected? There follows a gripping story of kidnapping, intrigue and death. And just who is Curzon? Another boy disappears and a murder follows - Paul Temple must urgently determine Curzon's identity
Paul Temple and the Kelby affair by Francis Durbridge( Book )

15 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in English and Dutch and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historian Alfred Kelby decides to publish the diaries of Margaret Spender, Lord Delamore's secretary and secret lover. But these diaries go beyond historical records; they are pure scandal. Before the diary can be published, Kelby makes an unsettling disappearance. Someone is out to get their hands on these potentially explosive diaries no matter what and Temple is desperate to stop them. As he digs deeper into the dark political underworld, it is up to him to find out what really happened to Lord Delamore, the statesman whose death over ten years ago has been shrouded in mystery
News of Paul Temple by Francis Durbridge( Book )

15 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Temple agrees to write a play for an actress, but she pulls out and announces she is off to France, but then turns up at the Temple's Scottish holiday hotel. The mystery deepens as Temple is asked by a young man to deliver a letter. Meanwhile someone using the codename Z4 seems to have control of events. Just who is he?
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Tyler mystery
Alternative Names
Durbridge, Francis

Francis Durbridge British writer

Francis Durbridge britisk manusforfattar og skribent

Francis Durbridge britisk manusforfatter og skribent

Francis Durbridge britisk manuskriptforfatter og skribent

Francis Durbridge Brits schrijver (1912-1998)

Francis Durbridge brittisk manusförfattare och författare

Francis Durbridge englischer Krimi-Schriftsteller

Francis Durbridge scrittore e sceneggiatore inglese

Languages
English (210)

German (89)

Dutch (29)

French (11)

Polish (9)

Danish (4)

Finnish (2)

(1)

Slovenian (1)

Italian (1)

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The Tyler mysteryThe world of Tim FrazerPaul Temple intervenesThe other manSend for Paul TemplePaul Temple and the Harkdale robberyPaul Temple and the Conrad caseEast of Algiers