Most widely held works by Clive Exton
Agatha Christie's Poirot. Collector's set 3 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 456 libraries worldwide
Three hour-long mysteries. "The kidnapped prime minister": Poirot is called to solve the case when Britain's prime minister vanishes on the eve of important international negotiations. "The adventure of the western star": Poirot is called to investigate when a Belgian film star's priceless diamond disappears after she receives threatening letters. "How does your garden grow?" : An alleged Communist conspiracy casts suspicion on the Russian servant of a murdered woman.
Murder in Mesopotamia ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 427 libraries worldwide
An archeologist's beautiful but unpopular wife is murdered while the couple is in Iraq excavating an historical site. At the request of local authorities a vacationing Hercule Poirot takes on the case.
The mysterious affair at styles ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 393 libraries worldwide
Set in the summer of 1917, the story follows the war-wounded Captain Arthur Hastings to the Styles St. Mary estate of his friend John Cavendish. The Cavendish household is wrought with tension due to the marriage of John's widowed mother to a suspicious younger man. Hastings runs into his old friend Hercule Poirot In the village. When the estate's trouble turns deadly, the friends unite to solve a most baffling case.
The ABC murders ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 385 libraries worldwide
Belgium sleuth Hercule Poirot untangles a baffling mystery of a murderer who announces his next victims through a series of letters each addressed to the detective himself.
P.G. Wodehouse's Jeeves & Wooster the complete second season ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 377 libraries worldwide
Continuing adventures of Jeeves and Wooster.
Hercule Poirot's Christmas ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 365 libraries worldwide
The tyrannical patriarch of a dysfunctional but wealthy family summons his adult children for a Christmas reunion, but prior to the holiday his throat is slashed apparently by one of them.
The murder of Roger Ackroyd ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 351 libraries worldwide
Hercule Poirot has retired to a country village, until his neighbor is found murdered. Poirot reunites with his old partner, Chief Inspector Japp, to find the culprit, exposing a web of blackmail, envy, and murder.
Peril at End House ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 317 libraries worldwide
While Poirot is staying at an exclusive Cornish resort, he meets a beautiful heiress whose life is in danger.
Jeeves & Wooster the complete third season ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 303 libraries worldwide
Continuing scenarios of Jeeves and Wooster.
Agatha Christie's Poirot. Collector's set 2 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
Three episodes of the impeccably turned-out diminutive Belgian sleuth. With the his razor sharp mind and the aid of the affabel Captain Hastings, Poirot unravels the thorniest cases without mussing a hair of his famously sculpted mustache. Set in the elegance of 1930's England, the series also includes Chief Inspector Japp and Miss Lemon.
One, two, buckle my shoe ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
A popular dentist is gunned down and a broken shoe buckle is the key to solving the murder.
Agatha Christie's Poirot. Collector's set 7 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 245 libraries worldwide
The adventure of the Egyptian tomb: After an archeological dig turns deadly, Poirot must distinguish between ordinary evil and an other-worldly curse. The underdog: Hasting's passion for golf, and Poirot's for art, lead them to the scene of a baffling murder. The yellow Iris: The death of a British heiress haunts Poirot for two years before he has a chance to confront her killer.
Jeeves & Wooster The complete series ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
This collection contains all 23 episodes of the series hailed as "irreistible" by critics and beloved by millions of fans worldwide. The inept clubman Bertie Wooster is rescued from various unpleasant situations by the suavely resourceful valet, Jeeves.
The complete Jeeves & Wooster ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
"Bertie Wooster is the classic young British man of means, blessed with a touch too generous a heart and a slight deficit in the noggin department. Jeeves is his hilariously arch and resourceful valet, a "Gentleman's Gentleman" without equal who sees Bertie through the never-ending swirl of hopeless old friends, indomitable aunts, unbidden guests, and romantic entanglements that dominate his life. "The Complete Jeeves and Wooster" includes all 23 episodes of the acclaimed series based on P.G. Wodehouse's beloved stories"--Container back cover.
Problem at sea ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Poirot takes a holiday, but ends up running a murder investigation. While enjoying a cruise to Alexandria, a fellow passenger is done in, and suspects abound.
The human voice ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1966 and 2003 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
"Ingrid Bergman plays a middle-aged woman going through a psychological crisis as a love affair ends. French playwright Jean Cocteau's pioneering one-character drama unfolds in the form of an extended monologue -- a one-sided telephone conversation in which the woman tries to win back her lover despite her growing suspicion that he is calling from his young fiancée's home."--Container.
Jeeves & Wooster ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Jeeves saves the day when Bertie misplaces his Aunt Agatha's dog during a golf tournament with pal Barmy Fotheringay-Phipps and also when Bertie and his pal Bingo get into a sticky situation gambling on sporting events.
Jeeves' arrival ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Meet bumbling, but lovable Bertie Wooster and his valet, Jeeves. When they first meet, the elegant and unflappable Jeeves arrives on the scene just in time to witness Bertie's bachelorhood being threatened by awful Aunt Agatha. It seems Auntie has decided that her frivolous nephew should marry the highbred Honoria Glossop, the hearty horror of Ditteridge Hall.
Jeeves and Wooster. The complete second season ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
A butler takes care of a foppish member of the British upperclass.
Red Sonja ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
After her family is murdered, a young woman becomes a master of the sword and seeks revenge on the evil queen responsible for the mayhem that has befallen her.
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Brooks, Clive Jack Montague
Brooks, J. E. M. 1930-2007
Jeeves, M. K. 1930-2007
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