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Garfield, Leon

Overview
Works: 384 works in 1,280 publications in 14 languages and 32,022 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  History  Drama  Adventure stories  Detective and mystery stories  Suspense fiction  Film adaptations  Sea stories 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Adapter, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Scenarist, Conceptor
Classifications: PZ7.G17943, [FIC]
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Most widely held works about Leon Garfield
 
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Shakespeare stories by Leon Garfield( Book )
31 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An acclaimed author has rewritten twelve of Shakespeare's plays in narrative form, retaining much of the original language, and thus the flavor of the bard's dramas
Smith by Leon Garfield( Book )
84 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young pickpocket in eighteenth century London takes a document he cannot read from a man's pocket and a moment later sees the man murdered by two men who want the document
The mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens( Book )
14 editions published between 1980 and 1986 in English and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces an array of characters, from the sinister to the comic, and moves to a haunting climax in an atmospheric murder mystery that features the seemingly benevolent John Jasper, a secret opium addict, and his relationship with his newly engaged nephew, Edwin Drood
Footsteps by Leon Garfield( Book )
31 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unsettling words from his dying father set twelve-year-old William on a mission to eighteenth-century London where, in the course of searching for his father's mysterious business partner, he encounters an odd assortment of characters, some of whom seem determined to kill him
The December rose by Leon Garfield( Book )
20 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young sweep's fall down the wrong chimney in Victorian London lands him in the center of a terrifying chain of events that includes espionage, treachery, and murder
The sound of coaches by Leon Garfield( Book )
24 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orphaned at birth and adopted by a coachman and his wife, a young aman struggles to discover his origins
Fair's fair by Leon Garfield( Book )
16 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two orphans are lured to an immense mansion by a mysterious dog where, because of their compassion, hard work, patience, and kindness, they make the transformation from rags to riches
Shakespeare stories II by Leon Garfield( Book )
8 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and Portuguese and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Together, Leon Garfield and Michael Foreman have produced a literary and illustrative tour de force that pays homage to the world's most celebrated playwright
Mister Corbett's ghost by Leon Garfield( Book )
40 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in English and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The apprentice wished for nothing more than the death of his hated master but he finds the burden of the man's ghost too great to bear
The strange affair of Adelaide Harris by Leon Garfield( Book )
30 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An experiment to see if a wolf will adopt an abandoned baby turns into a desperate situation for two schoolboys in early nineteenth-century England when the child is recovered by well-meaning passersby
Black Jack by Leon Garfield( Book )
38 editions published between 1968 and 2002 in 6 languages and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young apprentice in eighteenth-century London begins a strange adventure when he inadvertently becomes involved with a wanted criminal and a girl who is reputedly mad
The empty sleeve by Leon Garfield( Book )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Though he dreams of going to sea, fourteen-year-old Peter is not entirely displeased to be apprenticed to a locksmith, especially as it means getting away from his "saintly" twin; but when the ghost of a former apprentice and a murder put him in grave danger, it is only his despised brother who is able to save him
The god beneath the sea by Leon Garfield( Book )
35 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An account, based on Greek myths, of the beginning of the world and the forces that rule the universe and the destiny of man
Devil in the fog by Leon Garfield( Book )
35 editions published between 1966 and 2003 in English and Dutch and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For thirteen years the Stranger visits the Trent family and leaves behind a sense of gloom. When the visits mysteriously end, it is left up the George, the eldest son, to discover the secret behind them
Jack Holborn by Leon Garfield( Book )
44 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in 11 languages and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young stowaway boy, abandoned as a baby, finds himself on a quest to finding his true identity
The ghost downstairs by Leon Garfield( Book )
20 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A greedy clerk sells seven years off the end of his life but thinks he has tricked the buyer by selling from the first end not the last
The apprentices by Leon Garfield( Book )
17 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
12 lange noveller med det tilfælles, at hovedpersonen er lærling i 1700-tallets London
The house of cards by Leon Garfield( Book )
11 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Viktoriansk roman fra 1800-tallet fuld af kærlighed, patos, mystik, glæde og rædsel. En uindbudt mystisk kvinde ved Mr. Dollys middagsselskab spreder uro blandt gæsterne
The golden shadow by Leon Garfield( Book )
17 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retells in a continuous narrative the activities and adventures of the Greek gods and goddesses and their relationships with each other and with human beings
The night of the comet : a comedy of courtship featuring Bostock and Harris by Leon Garfield( Book )
8 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harris offers Bostock the affections of his sister in exchange for the brass telescope of Bostock's father and starts a string of misunderstandings about who is courting whom in Brighton
 
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Alternative Names
Gāfīrudo, Reon 1921-1996
Garfield, Leon 1921-
ガーフィールド, リオン
ガーフィールド, レオン
Languages
English (465)
French (23)
Dutch (17)
German (15)
Italian (5)
Czech (5)
Danish (4)
Japanese (3)
Polish (2)
Portuguese (2)
Hebrew (1)
Finnish (1)
Swedish (1)
Russian (1)
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