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Boulle, Pierre 1912-1994

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The bridge over the River Kwai by Pierre Boulle( Book )
400 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 20 languages and held by 5,201 libraries worldwide
1942: Boldly advancing through Asia, the Japanese need a train route from Burma going north. In a prison camp, British POWs are forced into labor. The bridge they build will become a symbol of service and survival to one prisoner, Colonel Nicholson, a proud perfectionist. Pitted against the warden, Colonel Saito, Nicholson will nevertheless, out of a distorted sense of duty, aid his enemy. While on the outside, as the Allies race to destroy the bridge, Nicholson must decide which will be the first casualty: his patriotism or his pride
Planet of the apes by Pierre Boulle( Book )
298 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 23 languages and held by 3,395 libraries worldwide
Explorers are menaced on a planet where men are "animals" and the apes rule. A satire
The bridge on the River Kwai by Pierre Boulle( visu )
54 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 991 libraries worldwide
A group of British prisoners-of-war are forced to construct a bridge the completion of which becomes a personal source of pride despite its strategic importance to the enemy
Garden on the moon by Pierre Boulle( Book )
33 editions published between 1964 and 1975 in 5 languages and held by 843 libraries worldwide
Tells of the race to the moon. The story begins as the rocket experts work at Peenemunde; it continues as the German defeat scatters the scientists to America, to Russia, to France, to Japan
My own River Kwai by Pierre Boulle( Book )
25 editions published between 1966 and 1980 in 4 languages and held by 825 libraries worldwide
Author's true adventures during World War II, which inspired his novel "The bridge over the River Kwai."
The other side of the coin by Pierre Boulle( Book )
50 editions published between 1955 and 1969 in 7 languages and held by 694 libraries worldwide
Story of a French planter in Malaya, his American wife, and a Chinese communist girl, and what happens when their values come into conflict
The whale of the Victoria Cross by Pierre Boulle( Book )
6 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in English and Sinhalese and held by 685 libraries worldwide
A giant whale becomes the pet and mascot of the British armada and is recommended for a medal of bravery and finally the Victoria Cross
Ears of the jungle by Pierre Boulle( Book )
31 editions published between 1972 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 654 libraries worldwide
Military operations in the primitive Asian jungle are complicated by the presence of an unknown source privy to every movement
The good Leviathan by Pierre Boulle( Book )
21 editions published between 1977 and 1982 in French and English and held by 563 libraries worldwide
With perception and wit, Boulle analyzes public fears and apprehension about the Leviathan, the largest nuclear-powered supertanker ever built, to reveal the ironies and contradictions that plague twentieth-century man
The photographer by Pierre Boulle( Book )
35 editions published between 1957 and 1982 in 5 languages and held by 547 libraries worldwide
Desperate games by Pierre Boulle( Book )
24 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 546 libraries worldwide
A group of scientists dissatisfied with world conditions establish a global government that speedily banishes the world's ills, but other ills take their place
Because it is absurd (on earth as in heaven) by Pierre Boulle( Book )
19 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 538 libraries worldwide
The virtues of hell by Pierre Boulle( Book )
30 editions published between 1974 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 537 libraries worldwide
A noble profession by Pierre Boulle( Book )
28 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 522 libraries worldwide
Špionážní román z druhé světové války, odehrávající se většinou na území Francie po jejím pádu; jeho autorem je francouzský spisovatel, původním povoláním inženýr, který získal velkou popularitu svým románem Most přes řekuKwai,bestsellerem proslaveným též filmovou verzí. V tomto stejně úspěšném románě líčí souboj dvou nepřátelských špionážních rozvědek na území Francie a na jeho pozadí rozvíjí drama člověka, který je ve službách špionáže slabocha opájí sejen hrdinskými představami
The marvelous palace and other stories by Pierre Boulle( Book )
11 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 508 libraries worldwide
The executioner by Pierre Boulle( Book )
21 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 471 libraries worldwide
This is a very strange story. A Chinese executioner in the middle ages--or at least at some far distant time unspecified--is banned because it is discovered that he murders just before he executes! Good book about a Kafka-like society where you may kill but you may not murder. The motive of the executioner in doing what he does is not explained
Time out of mind, and other stories by Pierre Boulle( Book )
11 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in English and held by 442 libraries worldwide
Science fiction-noveller
Not the glory by Pierre Boulle( Book )
50 editions published between 1070 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 400 libraries worldwide
Polish refugee who moves in high British circles is suspected of being a German agent by the head of the counter-espionage
Face of a hero by Pierre Boulle( Book )
32 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 395 libraries worldwide
Eugene O'Neill Theatre, Lester Osterman presents Jack Lemmon, Albert Dekker, James Donald, George Grizzard in "Face of a Hero," a new play by Robert L. Joseph, (based on Pierre Boulle's novel), with Russell Collins, Ellen Holly, Roy Poole, Edwin Sherin, Sandy Dennis, Kip McArdle, Mary Farrell, Edward Asner, Guy Sorel, Carlton Colyer, Betsy Blair and Frank Conroy, settings and lighting designed by Ben Edwards, costumes by Ann Roth, directed by Alexander MacKendrick
Mirrors of the sun by Pierre Boulle( Book )
13 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 360 libraries worldwide
 
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