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Jacobs, W. W. (William Wymark) 1863-1943

Overview
Works: 713 works in 2,416 publications in 7 languages and 21,862 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Drama  Horror fiction  Juvenile works  Theatrical adaptations  Bibliography  Sea stories  Horror films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Lyricist, Other, Creator, Editor, Conceptor
Classifications: PR4821.J2, 823.912
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Captains all by W. W Jacobs( Book )
66 editions published between 1905 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 512 libraries worldwide
The monkey's paw by W. W Jacobs( Book )
96 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 480 libraries worldwide
A mummified monkey's paw carrying a spell grants three wishes to each of its owners and fulfills them in unexpected and terrible ways. Includes an analysis of the story and a biography of the author
The lady of the barge by W. W Jacobs( Book )
81 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in English and German and held by 473 libraries worldwide
This early work by William Wymark Jacobs was originally published in 1911 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Lady of the Barge' is a collection of short stories that contains many of his most popular tales. Jacobs worked as a clerk in the civil service before turning to writing in his late twenties, publishing his first short story in 1895. Most of Jacobs' work appeared before the onset of World War I, and although the majority of his output was humorous in tone, he is best-remembered now for his macabre tales, particularly those contained in his 1902 collection The Lady of the Barge, such as 'The Monkey's Paw' and 'The Toll House'
Odd craft by W. W Jacobs( Book )
83 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 446 libraries worldwide
Light freights by W. W Jacobs( Book )
87 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 435 libraries worldwide
Stories of old salts, introducing some of the author's best comic characters, Bob Pretty, Ginger Dick and Old Sam Small
Great classic stories : [22 unabridged classics] ( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 408 libraries worldwide
Reginald on house parties / Saki - The Sphinx without a secret / Oscar Wilde -- Tobermory / Saki -- On being idle / Jerome K. Jerome -- For better or worse / W.W. Jacobs -- The model millionaire / Oscar Wilde -- The garden of truth / E. Nesbit -- The cat that walked by himself / Rudyard Kipling -- The girl from Arles / Alphonse Daudet -- Mr. & Mrs. Dove / Katherine Mansfield -- Georgie Porgie / Rudyard Kipling -- Caterpillars / E.F. Benson -- Lost hearts / M.R. James -- Ship to Tarshish / John Buchan -- The tell-tale heart / Edgar Allan Poe -- The man of the night / Edgar Wallace -- Dr. Heidegger's experiment / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- B 24 / Arthur Conan Doyle -- Pat Hobby & Orson Welles / F. Scott Fitzgerald - Mad / Guy de Maupassant -- The black cat / Edgar Allan Poe -- The monkey's paw / W.W. Jacobs
Short cruises by W. W Jacobs( Book )
80 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 397 libraries worldwide
Humorous short stories, most of them concerned with love
Short stories by H. C Schweikert( Book )
1 edition published in 1934 in English and held by 397 libraries worldwide
For contents and other editions, see Author catalog
Salthaven by W. W Jacobs( Book )
62 editions published between 1908 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 382 libraries worldwide
This early work by William Wymark Jacobs was originally published in 1908 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Salthaven' is one of the author's few full length novels
Ship's company by W. W Jacobs( Book )
57 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 375 libraries worldwide
Dialstone Lane by W. W Jacobs( Book )
74 editions published between 1904 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 373 libraries worldwide
This early work by William Wymark Jacobs was originally published in 1902 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Dialstone Lane' is one of the author's few full length novels. Jacobs worked as a clerk in the civil service before turning to writing in his late twenties, publishing his first short story in 1895. Most of Jacobs' work appeared before the onset of World War I, and although the majority of his output was humorous in tone, he is best-remembered now for his macabre tales, particularly those contained in his 1902 collection The Lady of the Barge, such as 'The Monkey's Paw' and 'The Toll House'
More cargoes by W. W Jacobs( Book )
15 editions published between 1898 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 369 libraries worldwide
Night watches by W. W Jacobs( Book )
51 editions published between 1914 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 355 libraries worldwide
This early work by William Wymark Jacobs was originally published in 1914 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Night Watches' is a collection of short stories that contains tales such as 'Back to Back', 'The Unknown' and 'Easy Money'. Jacobs worked as a clerk in the civil service before turning to writing in his late twenties, publishing his first short story in 1895. Most of Jacobs' work appeared before the onset of World War I, and although the majority of his output was humorous in tone, he is best-remembered now for his macabre tales, particularly those contained in his 1902 collection The Lady of the Barge, such as 'The Monkey's Paw' and 'The Toll House'
A master of craft by W. W Jacobs( Book )
71 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in English and German and held by 347 libraries worldwide
The story tells of marital mishap and misadventure among mariners in the East End of London. Will Poppy Tyrell find happiness? What are the dark secrets of Cap'n Flower. Rest assured that all will be revealed and there will be a happy ending
At Sunwich port by W. W Jacobs( Book )
62 editions published between 1902 and 2016 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them
Sailor's knots by W. W Jacobs( Book )
65 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 325 libraries worldwide
This early work by William Wymark Jacobs was originally published in 1909 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Sailor' Knots' is one of the author's few full length novels. Jacobs worked as a clerk in the civil service before turning to writing in his late twenties, publishing his first short story in 1895. Most of Jacobs' work appeared before the onset of World War I, and although the majority of his output was humorous in tone, he is best-remembered now for his macabre tales, particularly those contained in his 1902 collection The Lady of the Barge, such as 'The Monkey's Paw' and 'The Toll House'
The monkey's paw and other tales of mystery and the macabre by W. W Jacobs( Book )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
This book features Gothic narratives, stories of the macabre, and supernatural tales that are infused with the shrewd and sardonic humor for which Jacobs is justifiably famous. The stories demonstrate his masterful instinct for weaving terror and suspense into scenes of ordinary everyday life
The skipper's wooing, and the brown man's servant by W. W Jacobs( Book )
38 editions published between 1897 and 2017 in English and German and held by 225 libraries worldwide
This early work by William Wymark Jacobs was originally published in 1911 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Skipper's Wooing and The Brown Man's Servant' is one of the author's few full length novels. Jacobs worked as a clerk in the civil service before turning to writing in his late twenties, publishing his first short story in 1895. Most of Jacobs' work appeared before the onset of World War I, and although the majority of his output was humorous in tone, he is best-remembered now for his macabre tales, particularly those contained in his 1902 collection The Lady of the Barge, such as 'The Monkey's Paw' and 'The Toll House'
The monkey's paw : a story in three scenes by Louis Napoleon Parker( Book )
16 editions published between 1903 and 1988 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
A mummified monkey's paw carrying a spell receives three wishes from a family and proceeds to fulfill them in unexpected and horrible ways
Sea urchins by W. W Jacobs( Book )
51 editions published between 1898 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 188 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Džakobs, V.
Jacobs, W. W.
Jacobs, W. W. 1863-1943
Jacobs, W. W. (William Wymark)
Jacobs, W. W. (William Wymark), 1863-1943
Jacobs, William Wymark
Jacobs, William Wymark 1863-1943
Jekabsa, Ḍablyū. Ḍablyū
W.W. Jacobs
W. W. Jacobs britisk skribent
W.W. Jacobs écrivain britannique
W. W. Patox He was a violator
W・W・ジェイコブズ
William Wymark Jacobs Brits schrijver (1863-1943)
William Wymark Jacobs brittisk författare
William Wymark Jacobs englischer Autor von Kurzgeschichten und Romanen
William Wymark Jacobs scrittore inglese
Wymark Jacobs, William
Wymark Jacobs, William 1863-1943
Джекобс В. В
Джекобс В. В. 1863-1943
Джекобс У. У
Джекобс У. У. 1863-1943
Джекобс, Уильям Уаймарк английский писатель
Уилям Уаймарк Джейкъбс
دابلیو. دابلیو. جاکوبس نویسنده بریتانیایی
دابلیو. دابلیو. جیکوبز
ويليام جاكوبس
제이콥, W. W. 1863-1943
제이콥스, 윌리엄 위마크 1863-1943
ジェイコブズ, W. W.
Languages
English (1,008)
German (19)
French (5)
Chinese (5)
Spanish (4)
Swedish (1)
Dutch (1)
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