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Durbridge, Francis

Overview
Works: 421 works in 1,434 publications in 10 languages and 7,814 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Drama  Detective and mystery radio programs  Detective and mystery stories, English  Christian fiction  Detective and mystery films  Television adaptations 
Roles: Author, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor
Classifications: PR6054.U7, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Francis Durbridge
Publications by Francis Durbridge
Publications by Francis Durbridge, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Francis Durbridge
The Tyler mystery by Francis Durbridge( Book )
15 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Crime novelist and detective Paul Temple and his Fleet Street journalist wife Steve are on the case again when a police patrol car finds an abandoned Jaguar, with the strangled body of a young girl jammed into the boot. Her name was Betty Tuler, and she had been strangled with her own scarf. Three more murders are committed before the sleuthing couple can produce the answer for Sir Graham Forbes…
Paul Temple and the Margo mystery by Francis Durbridge( Book )
20 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 204 libraries worldwide
Expensive Margo 'designer' coats; an industrialist; a pop star who is obviously frightened; and a psychiatrist with a very strange secretary all have something in common - they are somehow connected to a mysterious warning received from a fairground, and a terrifying case that Paul Temple and Steve have to solve
The world of Tim Frazer by Francis Durbridge( Book )
28 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 181 libraries worldwide
What links a secret formula for a new alloy, a short-sighted maker of model ships, international bargaining, a secret agent dying in an hotel and a Russian ship wrecked off the Yorkshire coast? Welcome to the world of Tim Frazer, the easygoing structural engineer who gets involved with a secret government department and, to his surprise, finds himself recruited as an undercover agent
My wife Melissa by Francis Durbridge( Book )
35 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Een vrouw die in Londen naar een verjaarsfeest gaat, wordt enkele uren later vermoord op straat gevonden
Paul Temple intervenes by Francis Durbridge( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Crime novelist and detective Paul Temple, together with his Fleet Street journalist wife Steve, solves a series of celebrity murders
Paul Temple and the Harkdale robbery by Francis Durbridge( Book )
32 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 177 libraries worldwide
From 1938 to 1969, crime novelist and detective Paul Temple and his Fleet Street journalist wife solved case after case in one of BBC radio's most popular serials. They inhabit an elegant and well-dressed world of chilled cocktails and fast cars
The other man by Francis Durbridge( Book )
28 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 175 libraries worldwide
De duistere moord op een Italiaan op een Engelse woonboot en de daaropvolgende gebeurtenissen maken het voor inspecteur Ford tot een ingewikkelde zaak die hij moet zien op te lossen
Send for Paul Temple by Francis Durbridge( Book )
19 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in English and Dutch and held by 165 libraries worldwide
A series of mysterious jewellery robberies has Scotland Yard flummoxed. Paul Temple, aided by the beautiful and spirited young journalist Steve Trent, finds himself hot on the heels of one of the cleverest and most dangerous gangs of criminals in Europe
Paul Temple and the Madison case by Francis Durbridge( Book )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 147 libraries worldwide
Paul Vlaanderen en zijn vrouw raken na de dood van een multi-miljonair betrokken bij de moord- en chantagezaken die hiervan het gevolg zijn
The scarf by Francis Durbridge( Book )
31 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 147 libraries worldwide
Een jonge vrouw wordt gewurgd gevonden; er zijn aanwijzingen te over, maar toch komt de zaak pas tot een oplossing nadat er een tweede moord gepleegd is
Suddenly at home: a play by Francis Durbridge( Book )
14 editions published between 1970 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Dead to the world by Francis Durbridge( Book )
17 editions published between 1967 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Photographer Philip Holt had already established his reputation as an efficient amateur detective by the time he met Robert Scranton, a wealthy American, on the plane returning to England from the USA. When Scranton learns that his son Vance, a student, has been murdered, he asks Holt to help with the investigations. Things snowball, but in strange directions; forgery, blackmail, smuggling and yet more murder are among the pitfalls that Holt comes up against in this adventure
Tim Frazer gets the message by Francis Durbridge( Book )
6 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Melissa ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Guy Foster is an unemployed reporter ensnared in a web of deceit after his wife's sudden demise. When disturbing events cast doubt on his innocence and sanity Guy throws himself into the investigation to clear his name and learn the truth about Melissa
A game of murder by Francis Durbridge( Book )
8 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and Polish and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Paul Temple and the front page men by Francis Durbridge( Book )
31 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 122 libraries worldwide
A mystery novel, 'The Front Page Men', appears and soon after, a series of kidnappings is carried out by a gang calling itself the Front Page Men. Fiction becomes fact as Paul Temple finds himself up against a far reaching, unscrupulous organization
Paul Temple and the Margo mystery by Francis Durbridge( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
Flying home from a lecture tour of America, Paul Temple encounters Mike Langdon, who is seeking to persuade his employer's spoilt daughter Julie to give up her boyfriend, pop singer Tony Wyman
News of Paul Temple by Francis Durbridge( Book )
19 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Tijdens een vakantie in Schotland raken Paul Vlaanderen en zijn vrouw Ina tegen wil en dank betrokken bij een spionagezaak
East of Algiers by Francis Durbridge( Book )
21 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Flying from Paris, Temple and Steve are bound for Tunis to deliver a package to David Foster...until the parcel's sender is found dead in a dust bin. It is the prelude to a series of murders, leaving Temple and Steve desperate to stop the tide of escalating events-only they can get to the heart of the mystery and ensure that justice prevails
The Curzon case by Francis Durbridge( Book )
9 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
It started with the aircrash on the cliffs of Dulworth Bay and slowly escalated into wholesale murder. Each time, the name Curzon came up like the curse of death, giving Paul Temple and his wife Steve plenty to think about. Somewhere in the sleepy Yorkshire fishing village, behind a facade of innocence, a murderer lurked. A maniac? A hired killer? A racketeer? There were names to choose from, but none of them sounded like Curzon. Unless the murderer made a slip, Temple's sole hope lay in fitting a face to the name - and only then would the reign of terror end
 
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Alternative Names
Durbridge, Francis
Durbridge, Francis Henry
Francis Durbridge British writer
Francis Durbridge britisk manusforfattar og skribent
Francis Durbridge britisk manusforfatter og skribent
Francis Durbridge britisk manuskriptforfatter og skribent
Francis Durbridge Brits schrijver (1912-1998)
Francis Durbridge brittisk manusförfattare och författare
Francis Durbridge englischer Krimi-Schriftsteller
Francis Durbridge scrittore e sceneggiatore inglese
Languages
English (223)
German (76)
Dutch (44)
French (11)
Polish (11)
Danish (4)
Finnish (2)
Swiss German (1)
Slovenian (1)
Italian (1)
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