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West, Morris 1916-1999

Works: 229 works in 3,435 publications in 36 languages and 51,616 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  Psychological fiction  Christian fiction  Religious fiction  Drama  Biographical fiction  Biography  History  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR9619.3.W4, 823
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The shoes of the fisherman, a novel by Morris West( Book )

276 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 18 languages and held by 4,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about the problems of a newly elected Pope from the Ukraine who has spent many years as a prisoner of the Russians in Siberia. He knows, and has the grudging respect of, Russia's Premier. A subplot of a much more temporal nature is the story of an American newspaperman and a young Italian matron
The devil's advocate by Morris West( Book )

372 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 21 languages and held by 3,418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The church wants to know the truth about Giacomo Nerone possibly a martyr, certainly a military deserter and father of an illegitimate child. Can this man be a saint? The Vatican sends Fr. Blaise Meredith, a mortally ill English priest, to an impoverished post-war Italian village to untangle the web of facts, rumors, lies, and myths that surround the life and death of the mysterious Nerone."--Back cover
The clowns of God : a novel by Morris West( Book )

111 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in 12 languages and held by 2,817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the near future Pope Gregory XVII is forced to abdicate after claiming to have received a private revelation of the end of the world
Lazarus by Morris West( Book )

56 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 2,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The final volume in Morris West's Vatican trilogy." As Pope Leo's private struggle unfolds, the terrorists move in for the kill. Leo and those close to him are swept up into a fierce international conflict
The Tower of Babel : a novel by Morris West( Book )

147 editions published between 1967 and 1999 in 14 languages and held by 2,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of intrigue and espionage set in the Middle East between October 1966 and January 1967 which reveals, through the interwoven lives of five major characters, the Arab-Israeli conflict and the innner feuds which divide the Arab world
The Navigator by Morris West( Book )

132 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 15 languages and held by 2,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of one man and his companions who set out on a quest to find the last unknow place on earth
Harlequin : a novel by Morris West( Book )

143 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in 13 languages and held by 2,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Harlequin, head of an international merchant bank, is caught up in a sophisticated plot involving an international computer operation, an Israeli terrorist, an Arab political organization, hired killers and kidnappers. The action takes place in California, New York, Zurich and Mexico
The Salamander by Morris West( Book )

170 editions published between 1973 and 2001 in 19 languages and held by 2,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy Italian industrialist calls upon a top intelligence agent to investigate the death of a general
Summer of the red wolf, a novel by Morris West( Book )

138 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in 14 languages and held by 2,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of love, rivalry, brotherhood, and violence involving two men and two women in the Outer Hebrides islands of Scotland
The ambassador by Morris West( Book )

192 editions published between 1965 and 2000 in 19 languages and held by 2,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American ambassador in Vietnam faces a moral and political crisis when he is placed in the position of having to decide the fate of the country and the life or death of its rulers
Cassidy by Morris West( Book )

65 editions published between 1981 and 1994 in 10 languages and held by 2,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the compelling backdrop of high-powered politics and international crime
The lovers by Morris West( Book )

55 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in 7 languages and held by 2,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bryan Cavanagh, an Irishman from Australia, and the Principessa, the bride of a wealthy American, share a passionate affair in their youth, and then meet again, some forty years later
The world is made of glass : a novel by Morris West( Book )

61 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in 10 languages and held by 2,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a case history recorded in C.G. Jung's autobiography
Daughter of silence by Morris West( Book )

166 editions published between 1961 and 1998 in 14 languages and held by 2,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At high noon on a hot summer's day in a Tuscan village, a beautiful young woman shoots a man dead. With this ultimate act of revenge begins a sequence of events that climax in a sensational murder trial that unearths a sinister conspiracy of silence
Masterclass by Morris West( Book )

72 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in 12 languages and held by 1,970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his lover dies, Max Mather inherits artwork. He uncovers a cache of priceless works of art, and embarks on a scam to keep them from her family only to become involved in intrigue and murder
Proteus : a novel by Morris West( Book )

106 editions published between 1900 and 2009 in 16 languages and held by 1,856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional investigation of the dilemma faced by modern man when confronted with increasing social violence
Eminence by Morris West( Book )

62 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Father Luca Rossini was tortured during the Dirty War in Argentina and only escaped thanks to Isabel with whom he had an affair. Now a cardinal in Rome and front runner in a papal election, Rossini learns that Isabel is coming as the wife of an ambassador and bringing with her their daughter from the affair
Vanishing point by Morris West( Book )

44 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in 9 languages and held by 1,433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Carl chose art over the running of the family banking business, the job was given to his brother-in-law, Larry. Now Larry has disappeared, leaving his wife, but not the company shares. Carl sets out to find him in a dangerous underworld where people pay to disappear
The heretic; a play in three acts by Morris West( Book )

11 editions published between 1969 and 1988 in English and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Giordano Bruno, a heretic in the eyes of his Church, is betrayed, tortured, and forced, in Venice, to go down on his knees to recant his errors ... He is transferred to Rome, over the objections of Venice and is kept in prison for seven years under constant pressure and interrogation. Finally he is presented with eight propositions drawn from his work by the Jesuit Cardinal, Robert Bellarmino. It is demanded that he recant these. He refuses and is burned alive in the Campo dei Fiori ... Bruno's dilemma is the dilemma of modern man ..." -- Preface
The last confession by Morris West( Book )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giordano Bruno, Dominican monk and rationalist philosopher, was burnt at the stake in Romes Campo dei Fiori on 17 February 1600. Brunos beliefs and writings were considered heretical by the Catholic Church. Investigated and tortured by the Holy Office of the Inquisition, and incarcerated for seven years in Romes worst prison, Bruno was given the opportunity to recant but chose instead to die for his beliefs. Now, four hundred years later, Morris West brings us Brunos story. This is the last novel Morris West wrote. He died during its final stages
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Audience level: 0.24 (from 0.16 for The lovers ... to 0.91 for An address ...)

Alternative Names

controlled identityEast, Michael, 1916-1999

controlled identityMorris, Julian, 1916-1999

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East, Michell

Morris, Julian.

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Morris Julian 1916-1999

Morris L. West

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Morris Langlo West

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Morris West scrittore australiano

Vests, M. 1916-1999

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West, Morris L. 1916-1999

West, Morris L. (Morris Langlo), 1916-1999

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West, Morris Lango.

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Уэст, Моррис

Уэст, Моррис 1916-1999

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The devil's advocateThe clowns of God : a novelLazarusThe Tower of Babel : a novelThe NavigatorHarlequin : a novelThe SalamanderSummer of the red wolf, a novel