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Torday, Paul 1946-2013

Overview
Works: 43 works in 288 publications in 12 languages and 6,331 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Suspense fiction  Drama  Fishing stories  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery stories  Humorous stories 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PR6120.O73, 823.92
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Paul Torday
Publications by Paul Torday
Publications by Paul Torday, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Paul Torday
 
Most widely held works by Paul Torday
Salmon fishing in the Yemen by Paul Torday( Book )
60 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 11 languages and held by 1,848 libraries worldwide
A middle-aged scientist working at London's National Centre for Fisheries Excellence, Dr. Alfred Jones takes on the outlandish--and ill-fated--task of introducing the sport of salmon fishing into the Yemen River at the behest of a mysterious sheikh
Bordeaux by Paul Torday( Book )
29 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 981 libraries worldwide
Wilberforce, a wealthy young man, is drawn into a new world thanks to an encounter with Francis Black, a wine merchant, who introduces Wilberforce to fine wines, new friends, and his new wife, but he soon discovers that his new life comes at a price
The girl on the landing by Paul Torday( Book )
20 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 655 libraries worldwide
A ghost story, a psychological thriller and a tale of love rediscovered, THE GIRL ON THE LANDING is the gripping new novel from the author of SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN
The hopeless life of Charlie Summers by Paul Torday( Book )
16 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 521 libraries worldwide
A modern TALE OF TWO CITIES by the bestselling author of SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN
The legacy of Hartlepool Hall by Paul Torday( Book )
14 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 473 libraries worldwide
Ed Hartlepool has been living in self-imposed exile, but with a settlement regarding his inheritance looming, he must return to Hartlepool Hall. On his return, he discovers his father has left him, amongst other things, the house & a 7 million tax bill
More than you can say by Paul Torday( Book )
16 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 399 libraries worldwide
The bestselling author of SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN returns with a Buchan-esque thriller
Salmon fishing in the Yemen by Paul Torday( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 367 libraries worldwide
This is the story of Dr Alfred Jones, a fisheries scientist--for whom diary notable events include the acquisition of a new electric toothbrush and getting his article on caddis fly larvae published in "Trout and Salmon"--who finds himself reluctantly involved in a project to bring salmon fishing to the Highlands of the Yemen, a project that will change his life, and the course of British political history forever. With a wickedly wonderful cast of characters--including a visionary Sheikh, a weasely spin doctor, Fred's devilish wife and a few thousand transplanted salmon--"Salmon fishing in the Yemen" is a novel about hypocrisy and bureaucracy, dreams and deniability, and the transforming power of faith and love
Light shining in the forest by Paul Torday( Book )
13 editions published in 2013 in English and Italian and held by 363 libraries worldwide
Norman Stokoe, a career civil servant, can quote the numbers, provide the references. So when the new government decides to appoint regional 'Children's Czars', Norman is an obvious candidate. He settles down in his new leather chair behind his new desk overlooking the River Tyne and waits for the green light to begin his mission. The green light never comes. What does happen is that two children go missing. Norman has built a career being 'strategic rather than operation' but now, faced with a campaigning journalist and a distraught mother, he is forced to become involved
The irresistible inheritance of Wilberforce by Paul Torday( file )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
Late on summer evening, Wilberforce - rich, young, work-obsessed and self-contained - makes an unexpected detour on the way home from the software company he owns and unwittingly takes the first step on a journey that will change his life. His uncharacteristically impulsive act leads him to the door of Caerlyon Hall and the domain of Francis Black, a place where wine, hospitality and affection flow freely. Through Franics, the eccentric and enigmatic owner of Caerlyonm, Wilberforce is initiated into a life he could never have imagined
Salmon fishing in the Yemen by Paul Torday( visu )
21 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Een rijke Jemenitische sjeik Muhammed met een passie voor vissen wil Schotse zalm uitzetten in de woestijn van Jemen
Light shining in the forest by Paul Torday( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Norman Stokoe has just been appointed Children's Czar by the new government. He sells his flat and moves up north to take up the position. However before his first salary cheque has even hit his bank account, new priorities are set for the government department for which he works. The Children's Czar network is put on hold but it is too late to reverse the decision to employ Norman. So he is given a PA and a spacious office in a new business park on the banks of the Tyne. He settles down in his new leather chair behind his new desk, to wait for the green light to begin his mission. The green light never comes
The girl on the landing by Paul Torday( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Elizabeth has been married to Michael for ten years. She has adjusted to a fairly monotonous routine with her wealthy, decent but boring husband. But then, on a holiday in Ireland, Michael begins to change. But who - or what - is changing Michael?
Two eerie tales of suspense by Paul Torday( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
More than you can say by Paul Torday( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Richard Gaunt is kidnapped by Mr Khan, who offers him $10,000 in return for a 'green card' marriage to a woman called Adeena. Traumatised by a tour of duty in Iraq, Gaunt has a cavalier attitude to life and feels he has nothing to lose. He therefore decides to accept Khan's proposal - never imagining where this decision will take him
Bordeaux : ein Roman in vier Jahrgängen by Paul Torday( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in German and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Partie de pêche au Yémen : roman by Paul Torday( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in French and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Un cheikh yéménite demande à un scientifique britannique, qui se voit offrir par sa femme une brosse à dents électrique pour leurs vingt ans de mariage, de construire une rivière à saumons de plusieurs dizaines de kilomètres pour pratiquer son sport favori... Un premier roman, parabole ironique sur les folies des administrations, les possibilités quasi surréalistes de l'argent et du pouvoir
A novel in four vintages by Paul Torday( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
The new novel from the bestselling author of Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Descente aux grands crus : roman by Paul Torday( Book )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in French and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Mots-clés: dépendance, obsession, alcool
The irresistible inheritance of Wilberforce : a novel in four vintages by Paul Torday( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2008 in Undetermined and held by 11 libraries worldwide
The hopeless life of Charlie Summers by Paul Torday( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Hector Chetwode-Talbot, Eck to his friends, has left the army. From a privileged background, he is at a loss as to what to do next, when he is approached by an old army pal, Bilbo Mountwilliam. Bilbo runs an investment fund company & business is booming. Bilbo persuades Eck to join the company as a 'greeter'. Soon Eck can afford a luxury car and flat, and it is on holiday in France that Eck meets Charlie Summers. When Charlie appears on Eck's doorstep, intent on staying and launching his dog food business, Eck begins to question how different he really is from Charlie
 
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トーディ, ポール
Languages
English (187)
German (21)
Italian (9)
Spanish (8)
French (6)
Japanese (4)
Chinese (4)
Polish (2)
Catalan (2)
Czech (2)
Korean (1)
Dutch (1)
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