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Croft-Cooke, Rupert 1903-1979

Overview
Works: 262 works in 883 publications in 5 languages and 12,021 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sea stories  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator
Classifications: PR6005.O4, 823.912
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Circus : a world history by Rupert Croft-Cooke ( Book )
12 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and German and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An illustrated historical account of the circus's origins and development and of its lore and legends, describing acts and performers from the Circus Maximus to Madison Square Garden
Feasting with panthers; a new consideration of some late Victorian writers by Rupert Croft-Cooke ( Book )
14 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The unrecorded life of Oscar Wilde by Rupert Croft-Cooke ( Book )
8 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rudyard Kipling by Rupert Croft-Cooke ( Book )
19 editions published between 1948 and 1974 in English and Italian and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through Spain with Don Quixote by Rupert Croft-Cooke ( Book )
3 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An account of the author's trip made over the routes of the three journeys taken by Don Quixote in the novel
Buffalo Bill: the legend, the man of action, the showman by Rupert Croft-Cooke ( Book )
11 editions published between 1952 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bosie : the story of Lord Alfred Douglas, his friends and enemies by Rupert Croft-Cooke ( Book )
12 editions published between 1963 and 1965 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biografie van Lord Alfred Douglas door de een kwart eeuw lang met hem bevriende Croft-Cooke
Bosie, Lord Alfred Douglas, his friends and enemies by Leo Bruce ( Book )
6 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nostromo a tale of the seaboard by Joseph Conrad ( Book )
4 editions published between 1961 and 1994 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Conrad's pessimistic worldview colors this novel depicting the brutality of Latin American politics and the tragedies that inevitably ensue."
Sherry by Rupert Croft-Cooke ( Book )
7 editions published between 1955 and 1956 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack on the gallows tree by Rupert Croft-Cooke ( Book )
3 editions published between 1960 and 1983 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
<Div></div>The dead bodies of two elderly ladies are discovered; both had been strangled. Each is found lying full-length, clasping in her hand the stem of a Madonna lily
Case for three detectives by Rupert Croft-Cooke ( Book )
7 editions published between 1936 and 1980 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
<P>Possibly the most unusual mystery ever written. A murder is committed, behind closed doors, in bizarre circumstances. Three amateur detectives take the case: Lord Simon Plimsoll, Monsieur Amer Picon, and Monsignor Smith (in whom discerning readers will note likeness to some familiar literary figures). Each arrives at his own brilliant solution, startling in its originality, ironclad in its logic. Meanwhile Sergean Beef sits contemptuously in the background. ""But, "" says Sergean Beef, ""I know who done it!""
Furious old women by Leo Bruce ( Book )
12 editions published between 1960 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Another Carolus Deene novel, this mystery in particular is considered one of Bruce's cleverest and best plotted
Conduct unbecoming by Rupert Croft-Cooke ( Book )
5 editions published between 1975 and 1985 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The quest for Quixote by Rupert Croft-Cooke ( Book )
12 editions published between 1959 and 1986 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Case without a corpse by Rupert Croft-Cooke ( Book )
12 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is one of Sgt. Beef's most interesting and perplexing cases. It involves a murder, but one in which no body can be found. Young Rogers announces to Beef and others assembled in a local pub that he has committed a murder&#x97;then takes his own life. But where is the victim? How did it happen? ""I always supposed,"" says Beef. ""a murder case started with a corpse, and then you had to find out 'oo done it. This time we know 'oo's done it, but we can't find the corpse.""
The purple streak by Rupert Croft-Cooke ( Book )
8 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Murder in miniature : the short stories of Leo Bruce by Rupert Croft-Cooke ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Madeira by Rupert Croft-Cooke ( Book )
7 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Case with ropes and rings by Leo Bruce ( Book )
10 editions published between 1940 and 1995 in English and Japanese and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Bruce, Leo, 1903-1979

Bruce, Lee 1903-1980
Bruce, Leo.
Bruce, Leo 1903-1980
Cooke Rupert Croft-
Cooke, Rupert Croft- 1903-1979
Cooke, Rupert Croft 1903-1980
Croft-Cooke, Rupert 1903-
Languages
English (296)
German (3)
Italian (3)
Japanese (2)
Spanish (1)
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