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Williams, Adam 1953-

Overview
Works: 15 works in 99 publications in 9 languages and 2,247 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Historical fiction  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Biography  Romance fiction 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor
Classifications: PS3554.O3, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Adam Williams
Silhouettes of Peking by D. de Martel( )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dust has cleared from the 1911 revolution, and Peking's diplomatic set languish in an exotic world suspended somewhere between East and West, between propriety and decadence. Against this backdrop, Jean Maugrais finds himself the target of two married women's affections. But he longs for something more than the endless frivolities of the smart set and yearns to be more than a silhouette, an outsider skimming on the surface of a great civilization he doesn't fully understand
The palace of heavenly pleasure by Adam Williams( Book )

47 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic tale set in the Far East at the end of the nineteenth century follows a clash of cultures that takes place at the Palace of Heavenly Pleasure, an infamous brothel overlooking an execution ground that attracts a host of innocents, fanatics, sinners, and lovers
The emperor's bones by Adam Williams( Book )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beautiful, headstrong and unconventional, Catherine Cabot is 20 years old when she arrives in China. Against an uneasy political background a bittersweet, triangular love affair develops between Catherine and Edmund and George Airton. And all the while, she is trying to uncover the truth of her past
The book of the alchemist by Adam Williams( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleventh-century Andaluz. While Europe slumbers in the dark ages, Southern Spain is a beacon of enlightenment that draws artists, scientists and philosophers of all faiths. In this haven of tolerance, three boys meet by chance under a fig tree on a hot summer's day. An alchemist, a mason and a prince, they establish a secret brotherhood that will construct a great monument to astonish the world
The dragon's tail by Adam Williams( Book )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Czech and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"China is the land of Harry Airton's birth and privileged childhood - until the Japanese invasion leaves him orphaned and rootless. For twelve angry, disaffected years he has dreamed of returning. When the British Secret Service sees in Harry the perfect spy to send on a dangerous mission to Beijing, he will finally get his chance. But under Mao's regime, nothing is what it once was. For Harry to achieve his mission he must compromise all he ever believed, and risk losing everything he holds dear."--Publishing
Le crépuscule du dragon by Adam Williams( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman d'amour. Roman d'espionnage
The palace of heavenly pleasure by Adam Williams( Recording )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China, 1900. Caught up in the Boxer Rebellion are the residents of Shishan: a fanatical American missionary, a compassionate Scottish doctor, the daughter of a British businessman ensnared in a love triangle, an ethically questionable British nobleman, and a Chinese mandarin. The Palace of Heavenly Pleasure, a notorious brothel, plays a pivotal role in the lives of both the local and expatriate residents
From stone and dream by Adam Williams( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short view of the difficulties which surrounded the introduction of trial by jury in civil causes into Scotland : and of the ultimate success of the experiment by William Adam( Book )

1 edition published in 1835 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The emperor's bones by Adam Williams( Recording )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catherine Cabot arrives in China, trying to uncover the truth of her past. Against an uneasy political background, a love triangle develops between Catherine and Edmund and George Airton. As the Japanese mass themselves on the borders, waiting for an excuse to invade, Catherine unwittingly becomes the perfect tool to settle the scores of two men who will stop at nothing to wreak their revenge. Some strong language, some descriptions of sex, and some descriptions of violence. c2005
Le palais des plaisirs divins by Adam Williams( )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Bathgate : a novel by E. L Doctorow( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Gangster drama detailing the rise and fall of mobster Dutch Schultz as seen through the eyes of his young protege Billy Bathgate
Rulers of Sweden by Bengt Liljegren( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Silhouettes of Peking
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The palace of heavenly pleasureThe emperor's bonesThe book of the alchemistThe dragon's tailFrom stone and dreamThe Zoroastrian myth of migration from Iran and settlement in the Indian diaspora : text, translation and analysis of the 16th century Qeṣṣe-ye Sanjān 'The story of Sanjan'
Alternative Names
Adam Williams schrijver uit Groot-Brittannië

Uillʹi︠a︡ms, Adam 1953-

Williams, Adam Charles Newmarch

Williams, Adam Charles Newmarch 1953-

Адам Уилямс английски писател

Уилльямс, Адам 1953-

Languages
English (53)

French (12)

Spanish (11)

Italian (7)

German (5)

Chinese (3)

Dutch (3)

Czech (3)

Russian (1)