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McNeile, H. C. (Herman Cyril) 1888-1937

Overview
Works: 246 works in 661 publications in 3 languages and 4,512 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Drama  Detective and mystery stories  Film adaptations 
Classifications: PR6025.A317, 823.912
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Most widely held works by H. C McNeile
Bulldog Drummond returns by H. C McNeile ( Book )
20 editions published between 1919 and 2004 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
100 selected stories by O Henry ( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
O Henry's finest stories is a showcase for the sheer varienty of one of America's best-loved short story writers. They are marked by coincidence and surprise endings as well as compassion and high humour
The female of the species by H. C McNeile ( Book )
15 editions published between 1928 and 2010 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bulldog Drummond has slain his archenemy, Carl Peterson, but Peterson?s mistress lives on and is intent on revenge. Drummond?s wife vanishes, followed by a series of vicious traps set by a malicious adversary, which lead to a hair-raising chase across England, to a sinister house and a fantastic torture-chamber modelled on Stonehenge, with its legend of human sacrifice
Challenge by H. C McNeile ( Book )
14 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bulldog Drummond and Ronald Standish are summoned to be told of the mysterious death of one of their colleagues, Jimmy Latimer. At the time of his death, Jimmy was on a big job He was travelling on a boat to Newhaven when he died, but there was no sign of any wound, no trace of any weapon when they found him in his cabin
Jim Maitland by H. C McNeile ( )
22 editions published between 1920 and 2010 in English and Dutch and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Immaculate, charming, fearless wanderer, Jim Maitland, has a peculiar code of morals and an unforgettable character. Our enthusiastic narrator, Leyton, meets the legendary Maitland on the Island of Tampico ? a flawless jewel in a sapphire sea, with more vice than the slums of a city ? and leaps at the chance to accompany this charismatic man on his spontaneous travels
The dinner club by H. C McNeile ( Book )
10 editions published between 1920 and 2010 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fascinating collection of tales, including stories related by members of a select club consisting of an actor, a barrister, a doctor, a soldier, a writer and an ?ordinary man?. Each member of this club is obliged to entertain his fellows to dinner from time to time, after which he relates a story connected with his profession or trade ? the only penalty is a donation to a worthy charity should he fail to keep his audience awake. Readers of these excellent stories may rest assured that there is no such danger
Bulldog Drummond at bay by H. C McNeile ( )
12 editions published between 1935 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While Hugh ?Bulldog? Drummond is staying in an old cottage for a peaceful few days duck-shooting, he is disturbed one night by the sound of men shouting, followed by a large stone that comes crashing through the window. When he goes outside to investigate, he finds a patch of blood in the road, and is questioned by two men who tell him that they are chasing a lunatic who has escaped from the nearby asylum. Drummond plays dumb, but is determined to investigate in his inimitable style when he discovers a cryptic message
Temple tower by H. C McNeile ( )
8 editions published between 1929 and 2010 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As the 'Maid of Orleans' sets sail for Boulogne, two men wave goodbye to their trusting wives, who are completely unaware that their husband's intended 'golf holiday' is a ruse. One of the men is Captain Hugh 'Bulldog' Drummond--a demobilised officer with a fierce appetite for adventure and ale; the other is Bulldog's loyal friend, Peter, who narrates this exciting tale of a man in fear of his life and in desperate need of their help in penetrating the ill-omened Temple Tower
Black gang by H. C McNeile ( )
10 editions published between 1922 and 2010 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Although the First World War is over, it seems that the hostilities are not, and when Captain Hugh 'Bulldog' Drummond discovers that a stint of bribery and blackmail is undermining England's democratic tradition, he forms the Black Gang, bent on tracking down the perpetrators of such plots. They set a trap to lure the criminal mastermind behind these subversive attacks to England, and all is going to plan until Bulldog Drummond accepts an invitation to tea at the Ritz with a charming American clergyman and his dowdy daughter
The black gang by H. C McNeile ( Book )
18 editions published between 1922 and 2013 in English and Danish and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Though the Great War is over it seems that the hostilities are not, and when Captain Hugh 'Bulldog' Drummond discovers that bribery and blackmail is undermining England's democratic tradition, he forms the Black Gang to track down the perpetrators of such plots
Final count by H. C McNeile ( )
6 editions published between 1926 and 2010 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Robin Gaunt, inventor of a terrifyingly powerful weapon of chemical warfare, goes missing, the police suspect that he has 'sold out' to the other side. But Bulldog Drummond is convinced of his innocence, and can think of only one man brutal enough to use the weapon to hold the world to ransom. Drummond receives an invitation to a sumptuous dinner-dance aboard an airship that is to mark the beginning of his final battle for triumph
Third round by H. C McNeile ( )
5 editions published between 1924 and 2010 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The death of Professor Goodman is officially recorded as a tragic accident, but at the inquest, no mention is made of his latest discovery--a miraculous new formula for manufacturing flawless diamonds at negligible cost, which strikes Captain Hugh 'Bulldog' Drummond as rather strange. His suspicions are further aroused when he spots a member of the Metropolitan Diamond Syndicate at the inquest. Gradually, he untangles a sinister plot of greed and murder, which climaxes in a dramatic motorboat chase at Cowes and brings him face to face with his archenemy
The best short stories by H. C McNeile ( Book )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Finger of fate by H. C McNeile ( )
5 editions published between 1931 and 2010 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The title story in this wry collection concerns acquaintances Staunton and Barstow, who witness a bizarre spectacle outside a bar in an Austrian village. A thin-lipped aristocrat steps down from his plush horse-drawn vehicle, and commences formidable target-practice on some playing cards--the Five of Hearts and the Five of Spades. Barstow remains utterly still during this peculiar display, and it emerges that he has witnessed this on six consecutive days--the shooter is the husband of his mistress, and he is challenging Barstow to a duel. Further stories of love, revenge, jealousy and fate complete this stirring volume
Men, women and guns by H. C McNeile ( Book )
4 editions published in 1916 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lieutenant and others by H. C McNeile ( Book )
12 editions published between 1915 and 2013 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Knock out by H. C McNeile ( )
2 editions published between 1933 and 2010 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ronald Standish--the charming, occasional detective who accepts cases when they take his fancy--receives a frantic phone call from a friend, who works for the Secret Service, asking for help. But when the line suddenly goes dead, Standish rushes round to his friend's Hampstead abode, and is horrified to find him dead, with the receiver still in his hand and a horrific wound to his eye. When Standish teams up with Bulldog Drummond, the tangled political web surrounding this murder and the fearsome risks in pursuing the perpetrators are met head on
Bulldog Drummond by H. C McNeile ( Book )
3 editions published between 1934 and 2008 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the close of the Second World War, Captain Hugh "Bulldog" Drummond offers his investigative services, takes the case of a beautiful, suspicious woman, and becomes immersed in villiany and political intrigue
Mufti by H. C McNeile ( Book )
11 editions published between 1919 and 2010 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Great classic stories 3 20 unabridged classics ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The third volume in CSA Word's highly acclaimed Great Classic Stories series brings a listener the best classic tales from years and authors gone by
 
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McNeile, Herman Cyril 1888-1937 Wirklicher Name
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English (201)
Danish (2)
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