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Durbridge, Francis

Overview
Works: 411 works in 1,331 publications in 11 languages and 7,546 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Drama  Detective and mystery stories, English  Detective and mystery radio programs  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Made-for-TV movies  Film adaptations  Christian fiction  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Author, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor
Classifications: PR6054.U7, 823.914
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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 )
13 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 230 libraries worldwide
Paul Vlaanderen assisteert Scotland Yard bij het oplossen van twee moorden
Paul Temple and the Margo mystery by Francis Durbridge( Book )
19 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 220 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
Send for Paul Temple by Francis Durbridge( Book )
24 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
Actress Norma Rice is found dead on a train, and the letters REX are scrawled in red chalk on her compartment window. It is the third death to occur in a mysterious string of murders and Scotland Yard are compelled to send once again for Paul Temple. Temple, now acting as an investigator as well as a mystery novelist, is joined by his wife Steve as they are embroiled in this latest mystery. As they convene to discuss the case with the Yard's Sir Graham Forbes at a nightclub, they witness one of the performers die in the middle of her act before they have a chance to speak to her. Can Steve and Paul unmask 'Rex' before they strike again?
The world of Tim Frazer by Francis Durbridge( Book )
26 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 189 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
Paul Temple intervenes by Francis Durbridge( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and German and held by 178 libraries worldwide
Crime novelist and detective Paul Temple and his Fleet Street journalist wife inhabit a sophisticated, welldressed world of chilled cocktails and fast cars, where the women are chic and the men still wear cravats. And where Sir Graham Forbes of Scotland Yard always needs Paul's help with a tricky case. This detective duo helps Scotland Yard to track down master criminal The Marquis
The other man by Francis Durbridge( Book )
16 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 166 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
Paul Temple and the Harkdale robbery by Francis Durbridge( Book )
28 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Paul Temple lost een reeks bankroven op na toevallige informatie van een gogo-danseresje
The scarf by Francis Durbridge( Book )
32 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 149 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
My wife Melissa by Francis Durbridge( Book )
26 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 144 libraries worldwide
Een vrouw die in Londen naar een verjaarsfeest gaat, wordt enkele uren later vermoord op straat gevonden
Suddenly at home: a play by Francis Durbridge( Book )
14 editions published between 1970 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 141 libraries worldwide
Dead to the world by Francis Durbridge( Book )
18 editions published between 1967 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 135 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
Paul Temple and the Madison case by Francis Durbridge( Book )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Sam Portland is on a luxury trans-Atlantic liner, as are Paul Temple and Steve. An innocent introduction involves the Temples in a case in which murder, blackmail and terror feature. The story moves to an English mansion, Amsterdam, and a houseboat on the River Thames. The secret is what happened to Sam Portland's lost years. But who is Madison?
Tim Frazer gets the message by Francis Durbridge( Book )
6 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Paul Temple and the Margo mystery by Francis Durbridge( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 127 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
A game of murder by Francis Durbridge( Book )
7 editions published between 1975 and 1993 in English and Polish and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Melissa ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 124 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
News of Paul Temple by Francis Durbridge( Book )
18 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Paul Temple agrees to write a play for an actress, but she pulls out and announces she is off to France, but then turns up at the Temple's Scottish holiday hotel. The mystery deepens as Temple is asked by a young man to deliver a letter. Meanwhile someone using the codename Z4 seems to have control of events. Just who is he?
The Curzon case by Francis Durbridge( Book )
10 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
An aeroplane crashes on the cliffs of Dulworth Bay, whilst two boys disappear from a public school. Are these events connected? There follows a gripping story of kidnapping, intrigue and death. And just who is Curzon? Another boy disappears and a murder follows - Paul Temple must urgently determine Curzon's identity
East of Algiers by Francis Durbridge( Book )
20 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 105 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
Paul Temple and the Kelby affair by Francis Durbridge( Book )
15 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in English and Dutch and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Historian Alfred Kelby decides to publish the diaries of Margaret Spender, Lord Delamore's secretary and secret lover. But these diaries go beyond historical records; they are pure scandal. Before the diary can be published, Kelby makes an unsettling disappearance. Someone is out to get their hands on these potentially explosive diaries no matter what and Temple is desperate to stop them. As he digs deeper into the dark political underworld, it is up to him to find out what really happened to Lord Delamore, the statesman whose death over ten years ago has been shrouded in mystery
 
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Alternative Names
Durbridge, Francis
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 (221)
German (63)
Dutch (25)
French (10)
Polish (9)
Finnish (2)
Swiss German (1)
Slovenian (1)
Swedish (1)
Italian (1)
Danish (1)
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