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West, Morris 1916-1999

Overview
Works: 480 works in 3,548 publications in 27 languages and 50,945 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  Christian fiction  Psychological fiction  Religious fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Biography  Detective and mystery fiction  History  War fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Librettist
Classifications: PR9619.3.W4, 823
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The shoes of the fisherman : a novel by Morris West( Book )
249 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 4,153 libraries worldwide
A story about the problems of a newly elected Pope from the Ukraine who has spent many years as a prisoner of the Russians in Siberia. He knows, and has the grudging respect of, Russia's Premier. A subplot of a much more temporal nature is the story of an American newspaperman and a young Italian matron
The devil's advocate by Morris West( Book )
279 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 3,066 libraries worldwide
"The church wants to know the truth about Giacomo Nerone possibly a martyr, certainly a military deserter and father of an illegitimate child. Can this man be a saint? The Vatican sends Fr. Blaise Meredith, a mortally ill English priest, to an impoverished post-war Italian village to untangle the web of facts, rumors, lies, and myths that surround the life and death of the mysterious Nerone."--Back cover
The clowns of God : a novel by Morris West( Book )
85 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 2,683 libraries worldwide
In the near future Pope Gregory XVII is forced to abdicate after claiming to have received a private revelation of the end of the world
Lazarus by Morris West( Book )
58 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 2,447 libraries worldwide
"The final volume in Morris West's Vatican trilogy." As Pope Leo's private struggle unfolds, the terrorists move in for the kill. Leo and those close to him are swept up into a fierce international conflict
The Tower of Babel : a novel by Morris West( Book )
111 editions published between 1967 and 2002 in 7 languages and held by 2,317 libraries worldwide
A novel of intrigue and espionage set in the Middle East between October 1966 and January 1967 which reveals, through the interwoven lives of five major characters, the Arab-Israeli conflict and the inner feuds which divide the Arab world
Harlequin : a novel by Morris West( Book )
111 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 2,245 libraries worldwide
George Harlequin, head of an international merchant bank, is caught up in a sophisticated plot involving an international computer operation, an Israeli terrorist, an Arab political organization, hired killers and kidnappers. The action takes place in California, New York, Zurich and Mexico
The Salamander by Morris West( Book )
131 editions published between 1973 and 2002 in 14 languages and held by 2,213 libraries worldwide
A wealthy Italian industrialist calls upon a top intelligence agent to investigate the death of a general
The Navigator by Morris West( Book )
95 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 2,213 libraries worldwide
The story of one man and his companions who set out on a quest to find the last unknow place on earth
Summer of the red wolf, a novel by Morris West( Book )
89 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in 7 languages and held by 2,146 libraries worldwide
A tale of love, rivalry, brotherhood, and violence involving two men and two women in the Outer Hebrides islands of Scotland
The ambassador by Morris West( Book )
133 editions published between 1965 and 2000 in 7 languages and held by 2,138 libraries worldwide
An American ambassador in Vietnam faces a moral and political crisis when he is placed in the position of having to decide the fate of the country and the life or death of its rulers
Cassidy by Morris West( Book )
46 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in 6 languages and held by 1,993 libraries worldwide
Set against the compelling backdrop of high-powered politics and international crime
The lovers by Morris West( Book )
54 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in 7 languages and held by 1,990 libraries worldwide
Bryan Cavanagh, an Irishman from Australia, and the Principessa, the bride of a wealthy American, share a passionate affair in their youth, and then meet again, some forty years later
The world is made of glass : a novel by Morris West( Book )
39 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,922 libraries worldwide
Based on a case history recorded in C.G. Jung's autobiography
Masterclass by Morris West( Book )
73 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in 8 languages and held by 1,919 libraries worldwide
When his lover dies, Max Mather inherits artwork. He uncovers a cache of priceless works of art, and embarks on a scam to keep them from her family only to become involved in intrigue and murder
Daughter of silence by Morris West( Book )
136 editions published between 1961 and 1998 in 6 languages and held by 1,904 libraries worldwide
At high noon on a hot summer's day in a Tuscan village, a beautiful young woman shoots a man dead. With this ultimate act of revenge begins a sequence of events that climax in a sensational murder trial that unearths a sinister conspiracy of silence
Proteus : a novel by Morris West( Book )
89 editions published between 1900 and 2009 in 14 languages and held by 1,788 libraries worldwide
A fictional investigation of the dilemma faced by modern man when confronted with increasing social violence
Eminence by Morris West( Book )
49 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,510 libraries worldwide
Father Luca Rossini was tortured during the Dirty War in Argentina and only escaped thanks to Isabel with whom he had an affair. Now a cardinal in Rome and front runner in a papal election, Rossini learns that Isabel is coming as the wife of an ambassador and bringing with her their daughter from the affair
Vanishing point by Morris West( Book )
34 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in 6 languages and held by 1,312 libraries worldwide
When Carl chose art over the running of the family banking business, the job was given to his brother-in-law, Larry. Now Larry has disappeared, leaving his wife, but not the company shares. Carl sets out to find him in a dangerous underworld where people pay to disappear
Backlash : a novel by Morris West( Book )
134 editions published between 1951 and 2004 in 8 languages and held by 1,049 libraries worldwide
In Austria, in 1945, an American army officer is involved in a senseless murder, a forbidden love affair, and a spiritual dilemma
The heretic; a play in three acts by Morris West( Book )
13 editions published between 1969 and 1988 in English and held by 816 libraries worldwide
"Giordano Bruno, a heretic in the eyes of his Church, is betrayed, tortured, and forced, in Venice, to go down on his knees to recant his errors ... He is transferred to Rome, over the objections of Venice and is kept in prison for seven years under constant pressure and interrogation. Finally he is presented with eight propositions drawn from his work by the Jesuit Cardinal, Robert Bellarmino. It is demanded that he recant these. He refuses and is burned alive in the Campo dei Fiori ... Bruno's dilemma is the dilemma of modern man ..." -- Preface
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity East, Michael, 1916-1999

controlled identity Morris, Julian, 1916-1999

East , Michael
East, Michael 1916-1997
East Michael 1916-1999
East, Michell
Morris, Julian.
Morris, Julian 1916-1997
Morris Julian 1916-1999
Morris L. West
Morris L. West australiensk författare
Morris L. West australischer Autor
Morris Langlo West
Morris West Australisch schrijver
Morris West australsk skribent
Morris West écrivain australien
Morris West scrittore australiano
Vests, M. 1916-1999
West, Morris
West, Morris 1916-1997
West, Morris 1916-1999
West , Morris L.
West, Morris L. 1916-1999
West, Morris L. (Morris Langlo), 1916-1999
West , Morris Langlo
West, Morris Langlo 1916-1997
West Morris Langlo 1916-1999
West, Morris Lango.
Морис Уест
Уэст, Моррис
Уэст, Моррис 1916-1999
וסט, מוריס ל
موریس وست
웨스트, 모리스 1916-1999
웨스트, 모리스 L. 1916-1999
웨스트, 모리스 랑글로 1916-1999
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Languages
English (892)
Spanish (425)
German (285)
French (194)
Portuguese (76)
Italian (57)
Dutch (16)
Polish (7)
Slovenian (7)
Chinese (6)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (4)
Danish (4)
Indonesian (3)
Swedish (3)
Russian (3)
Vietnamese (2)
Croatian (2)
Hebrew (2)
Norwegian (2)
Finnish (2)
Catalan (2)
Armenian (1)
Persian (1)
Korean (1)
Turkish (1)
Malayalam (1)
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