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O'Donnell, Peter 1920-2010

Works: 219 works in 831 publications in 16 languages and 7,624 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Comic books, strips, etc  Juvenile works  Graphic novels  Short stories  Spy fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Comics (Graphic works)  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Author, Scenarist, Author of introduction, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR6029.D55, 823.914
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Modesty Blaise by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

140 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in 17 languages and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modesty Blaise, wealthy and retired at 26 from a life of lucrative robberies, takes on a deadly job for British intelligence
The night of morningstar by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

24 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modesty and Willie are their resourceful best, using their skill in combat to overcome and destroy the enemy, a trained army called The Watchmen
Dead man's handle by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and Finnish and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals Modesty at her most resourceful, fighting not only the mad logic of a shattered mind but the very elements themselves
A taste for death by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

34 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rugged team of Modesty Blaise and Willie Garvin take on the impossible odds in a duel to the death. As the adventure unfolds, travelling from London to Panama before reaching the depths of the Sahara desert, the pair will need all their killing skills to survive
Last day in Limbo by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

26 editions published between 1879 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continues Modesty's adventures in the jungles of South America where she faces the evil mistress of Limbo
The moonlit journey by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three encounters reassure a little boy who is scared of the dark
Cobra trap by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects five stories spanning the career of Modesty Blaise and her partner, Willie Garvin, from her days with The Network in Tangier to the final story in the series, where she travels to South America to save friends trapped by rebels
Dizzy by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Left behind at the airport, an elephant searches for his friends in what seems to be a concrete jungle
Pinkie leaves home by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pinkie the penguin leaves his cold frozen home for a place in the sun but soon misses his friends
Pieces of Modesty by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

10 editions published between 1919 and 2016 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

6 Modesty Blaise stories
Sabre-tooth by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

23 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modesty Blaise and her sidekick get themselves in and out of one predicament after another as they battle international desperadoes in the Middle East
The impossible virgin by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

14 editions published between 1971 and 2001 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I, Lucifer by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

30 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Large Print 16 pt. When the first threats appear they are assumed to be a hoax. But when a hundred and twenty people are threatened with death, and only a few live because they pay the ransom, while the others die from natural causes or accidents then it is no hoax. Lucifer, a paranoid young man, believes that he is Satan and has a remarkable psychic ability to predict death by natural causes. Lucifer's ability is used by Seff's gang to extract ransom from their rich victims. Seff selects the victims and warns them of their impending death, any who does not pay the ransom seemingly dies from natural causes, helped on their way by Seff's executioner, Jack Wish. By what means are the victims being killed? How is the ransom money being collected without trace from under the sea? Modesty's friend, Steve Collier, the renowned psychic researcher, is kidnapped to help Seff and he accidentally blows Modesty's cover as she investigates this mystery. Taken prisoner Modesty and her faithful lieutenant, Willie Garvin, must escape Seff's island stronghold
Dragon's claw by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

19 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and German and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While sailing, Modesty Blaise and her lieutenant Willie Garvin find one of Britain's greatest artists alone on a raft and with a strange gap in his memory
The Xanadu talisman by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

21 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The silver mistress by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

22 editions published between 1973 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modesty and her partner, Willie Garvin, are hot on the trail of a captured British Intelligence agent, but when they confront the agent's bizarre captors--a criminal tycoon, a genteel lady assassin, two inscrutable Chinese killers, and the invincible Mr. Sexton, the world's premier combatant--even Modesty begins to doubt that she can succeed in this operation. Her task is further complicated when Willie's girlfriend and a young pilot also are taken hostage. Their situation seems hopeless until the Silver Mistress appears, bringing this thrilling saga to an astonishing climax
Carnegie's excuse by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carnegie explains why she's late for school-- a tiger jumped in her window. Suggested level: junior
The James Bond omnibus by Anthony Hern( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects eleven comic strips based on Ian Fleming's original novels featuring the international spy James Bond, including "Casino Royale," "Dr. No," "Thunderball," and "Goldfinger."
Modesty Blaise by Joseph Losey( Visual )

5 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy which lampoons the sex, sadism, luxury, and latest spying techniques in secret-agent thrillers as exemplified in an account of the efforts of a female spy to prevent a priceless gem collection from falling into the hands of an international crime ring
Modesty Blaise : the Gabriel set-up by Peter O'Donnell( Book )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With her trusted right-hand man Willie Garvin and the underworld resources of the 'The Network' on tap, Modesty takes on the skilled killers of La Machine and battles to destroy a coven of blackmailers, proving once and for all that the female species is deadlier than the male
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Audience level: 0.39 (from 0.14 for Pinkie lea ... to 1.00 for 4 action m ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Cobra trap
The night of morningstarDead man's handleA taste for deathLast day in LimboCobra trapPieces of ModestySabre-toothThe impossible virgin
Alternative Names

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О’Доннелл, Питер

או'דונל, פיטר

או'דונל, פיטר 1920-2010

או'דונל, פיטר, סופר בריטי

English (298)

German (36)

Italian (28)

Finnish (27)

French (18)

Swedish (14)

Dutch (10)

Polish (6)

Danish (3)

Hebrew (3)

Spanish (3)

Norwegian (2)

Norwegian (1)

Russian (1)

Hungarian (1)

Thai (1)