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Mikes, George

Overview
Works: 281 works in 1,210 publications in 7 languages and 7,955 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pictorial works  Humor  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: DS822.5, B
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How to be an alien: in Britain, France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Israel, Japan by George Mikes( Book )

156 editions published between 1946 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is meant for those who can see the funny side of life, and to help those who cannot; but chiefly it is intended for xenophobes and Anglophobes. The author has been a keen observer of the behaviour and misbehaviour of foreigners and natives in England
The land of the rising yen: Japan by George Mikes( Book )

34 editions published between 1970 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hungarian revolution by George Mikes( Book )

24 editions published between 1957 and 1986 in English and Polish and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spy who died of boredom; a novel by George Mikes( Book )

16 editions published between 1973 and 1976 in English and German and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This entirely funny spy story nevertheless keeps close to the realities of life in the secret services of a great power
Prison, a symposium by George Mikes( Book )

14 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Any souvenirs? Central Europe revisited by George Mikes( Book )

12 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leap through the Curtain; the story of Nora Kovach & Istvan Rabovsky by George Mikes( Book )

17 editions published between 1955 and 1957 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coat of many colors: Israel by George Mikes( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boomerang; Australia rediscovered by George Mikes( Book )

10 editions published between 1968 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to scrape skies; the United States explored, rediscovered and explained by George Mikes( Book )

41 editions published between 1947 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laughing matter; towards a personal philosophy of wit and humor by George Mikes( Book )

3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prophet motive: Israel today and tomorrow by George Mikes( Book )

8 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study in infamy; the operations of the Hungarian Secret Police (AVO) by George Mikes( Book )

18 editions published between 1949 and 1959 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politische Polizei : Ungarn
Über alles; Germany explored by George Mikes( Book )

25 editions published between 1953 and 1969 in English and German and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coffee houses of Europe by Manfred Hamm( Book )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Switzerland for beginners by George Mikes( Book )

23 editions published between 1962 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humour in memoriam by George Mikes( Book )

11 editions published between 1970 and 1982 in German and English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to run a stately home by John Robert Russell Bedford( Book )

6 editions published between 1971 and 1985 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Milk and honey : Israel explored by George Mikes( Book )

14 editions published between 1950 and 1959 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

East is east by George Mikes( Book )

17 editions published between 1958 and 1966 in English and German and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience Level
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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.56 (from 0.31 for Laughing m ... to 1.00 for How to be ...)

How to be an alien: in Britain, France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Israel, Japan
Alternative Names
George Mikes britischer Schriftsteller ungarischer Herkunft

George Mikes Brits schrijver

George Mikes escritor y periodista húngaro de origen judeo

George Mikes scrittore ungherese

Mikes 1912-1987

Mikes, Georg 1912-1987

Mikes, George.

Mikes, Georges

Mikes, Georges 1912-1987

Mikes, György.

Mikes, György 1912-

Mikes György 1912-1987

Mikes, H. George.

Mikes, H. George 1912-

Mikes, H. George 1912-1987

Джордж Мікеш

Микеш, Джордж Английский писатель-юморист венгерского происхождения

जॉर्ज मिकेश

マイクス, ジョージ

ミケシュ, G

ミケシュ, ジョージ

Languages
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The land of the rising yen: Japan