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Eric Ambler (1909–1998)

Autor(a) de The Mask of Dimitrios

88+ Works 9,164 Membros 187 Reviews 33 Favorited

About the Author

Eric Ambler was born in London on June 28, 1909. Ambler toured in the late 1920s as a music-hall comedian and wrote plays, following in the footsteps of his parents, who were entertainers. After studying engineering at London University from 1924 to 1927, he took an apprenticeship in engineering at mostrar mais the Edison Swan Electric Company. When the company became part of Associated Electrical Industries, he worked in its advertising department and wrote avant-garde plays in his spare time. By 1937 he was the director of a London ad agency. He later resigned and moved to Paris where he dedicated himself to writing. In 1936, his first novel, The Dark Frontier, appeared and followed by another five by 1940, as well as working as script consultant for Alexander Korda. During World War II he joined first the artillery and was then later posted to a combat photographic unit. He served in Italy as assistant director of army cinematography and during this period, wrote and produced nearly one hundred training and propaganda films. After the war Ambler was screenwriter for the Rank organization and starting from 1951 he published a number of novels with Charles Rodda under the pseudonym Eliot Reed. Several of his novels were made into films, including A Coffin for Dimitrios in 1944, Journey into Fear in 1942, and Topkapi in 1964. Ambler also wrote screenplays, including those for The Cruel Sea in 1953 and The Guns of Navarone in 1961. In the 1960s he moved to Hollywood and was responsible for the TV shows Checkmate and The Most Deadly Game. Ambler received the Gold Dagger in 1959 for Passage of Arms, in 1967 for Dirty Story and in 1972 for The Levanter. He also received the Diamond Dagger in 1986 plus an Edgar in 1964 for The Light of Day and was nominated Grand Master in 1975. Ambler was named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 1981, and received other literary awards in France and Sweden. He died in London in October 1998. Ambler published 23 novels total, 19 under his own name and four in collaboration Eric Amber died in London on October 22, 1998, at the age of 89. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

Séries

Obras de Eric Ambler

The Mask of Dimitrios (1939) 1,845 cópias
Journey into Fear (1940) 839 cópias
Epitaph for a Spy (1938) 738 cópias
The Light of Day (1962) 625 cópias
Cause for Alarm (1938) 531 cópias
Uncommon Danger (1937) 465 cópias
The Schirmer Inheritance (1953) 352 cópias
Passage of Arms (1959) 348 cópias
Judgment on Deltchev (1951) 333 cópias
The Levanter (1972) 327 cópias
State of Siege (1956) 307 cópias
A Kind of Anger (1964) 242 cópias
The Care of Time (1981) 230 cópias
The Dark Frontier (1936) 229 cópias
Doctor Frigo (1974) 209 cópias
Send No More Roses (1977) 204 cópias
The Intercom Conspiracy (1969) 204 cópias
Dirty Story (1967) 192 cópias
Great Cases of Scotland Yard (1978) 128 cópias
Here Lies (1985) 74 cópias
Ability to Kill (1987) 67 cópias
A Night to Remember [1958 film] (1958) — Screenwriter — 67 cópias
Oliver Twist [1948 film] (1948) — Writer — 55 cópias
To Catch a Spy: An Anthology of Favourite Spy Stories (1964) — Contribuinte — 46 cópias
Waiting for Orders (1841) 32 cópias
Tender To Danger (1951) 24 cópias
The Intriguers (1959) 24 cópias
The Maras Affair (1953) 24 cópias
The Cruel Sea [1953 film] (1953) — Screenwriter — 23 cópias
Selected Works (1978) 22 cópias
The Purple Plain [1954 film] (1954) — Writer — 20 cópias
Skytip (1791) 14 cópias
Passport to Panic (2010) 13 cópias
Charter to Danger (2010) 10 cópias
The Passionate Friends [1949 film] (1949) — Screenwriter — 9 cópias
Das große Krimi- Lesebuch. (1992) 8 cópias
Omnibus (1972) 6 cópias
The Card [1952 film] (1952) — Writer — 5 cópias
The Army of the Shadows (1997) 4 cópias
Els visitants nocturns (1986) 2 cópias
Yangtse Incident [1957 film] — Screenwriter — 2 cópias
Gün Isigi (2021) 1 exemplar(es)
Highly Dangerous [1950 film] — Screenwriter — 1 exemplar(es)
Insolito peligro 1 exemplar(es)
El proceso Beltchev (1974) 1 exemplar(es)
Epätavallinen vaara (1989) 1 exemplar(es)
The Seige of Villa Lipp (1977) 1 exemplar(es)
Masque de dimitrios (le) 1 exemplar(es)
Tocaia grande 1 exemplar(es)
Ambler Eric 1 exemplar(es)
Cloak And Dagger 1 exemplar(es)
70 hodin pro špiona 1 exemplar(es)
No Envie Mas Rosas (1991) 1 exemplar(es)
Viagem para o Medo 1 exemplar(es)
Correndo Contra o Tempo 1 exemplar(es)
El paso del tiempo 1 exemplar(es)
O LEVANTINO 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

As Aventuras de Sherlock Holmes (1892) — Introdução, algumas edições15,763 cópias
The Spy's Bedside Book (1957) — Contribuinte — 358 cópias
A Treasury of Great Mysteries, Volumes 1-2 (1957) — Contribuinte — 265 cópias
A Treasury of Great Mysteries, Volume 1 (1957) — Contribuinte — 211 cópias
Masterpieces of Mystery and Suspense (1988) — Contribuinte — 192 cópias
The Book of Spies: An Anthology of Literary Espionage (2003) — Contribuinte — 173 cópias
The Oxford Book of Villains (1992) — Contribuinte — 136 cópias
Great Spy Stories From Fiction (1969) — Contribuinte, algumas edições77 cópias
2nd Culprit: A Crime Writers' Association Annual (1993) — Contribuinte — 66 cópias
Great Tales of Mystery and Suspense (1981) — Contribuinte — 62 cópias
Five Spy Novels (1962) — Contribuinte — 55 cópias
The Arbor House Treasury of Mystery and Suspense (1981) — Contribuinte — 52 cópias
Cloak and Dagger: A Treasury of 35 Great Espionage Stories (1988) — Contribuinte — 44 cópias
65 Great Murder Mysteries (1983) — Contribuinte — 41 cópias
The Queen's Book of the Red Cross (1939) — Contribuinte — 36 cópias
Mysterious Pleasures (2003) — Contribuinte — 34 cópias
The Mammoth Book of Movie Detectives and Screen Crimes (1998) — Contribuinte — 20 cópias
Journey into Fear [1943 film] (1942) — Original book — 16 cópias
The Gourmet Crook Book (1976) — Contribuinte — 13 cópias
The Man Who ... (1992) — Contribuinte — 13 cópias
The Ethnic Detectives: Masterpieces of Mystery Fiction (1985) — Contribuinte — 12 cópias
Encore (1952) — Contribuinte — 6 cópias
Crime Without Murder (1970) — Contribuinte — 6 cópias
John Creasey's Crime Collection, 1984 (1984) — Contribuinte — 4 cópias
The Spy in the Shadows [Anthology 8-in-1] (1965) — Contribuinte — 3 cópias
John Creasey's Crime Collection, 1978 (1978) — Contribuinte — 3 cópias
Spionhistorier fra hele verden (1959) — Contribuinte — 2 cópias
Journey Into Fear [1975 film] — Original novel — 1 exemplar(es)
The Penguin Film Review 9 — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)

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Conhecimento Comum

Nome de batismo
Ambler, Eric Clifford
Outros nomes
Reed, Eliot
Data de nascimento
1909-06-28
Data de falecimento
1998-10-22
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
UK
País (para mapa)
England, UK
Local de nascimento
London, England, UK
Local de falecimento
London, England, UK
Locais de residência
Paris, France
Switzerland
Educação
University of London
Ocupação
scriptwriter
novelist
Organizações
British Army (Filmmaking unit)
Premiações
Cartier Diamond Dagger (1986)
Pequena biografia
Eric Ambler was born in London in 1909. Before turning to writing full-time, he worked at an engineering firm and wrote copy for an advertising agency. His first novel was published in 1936. He was awarded two Gold Daggers, a Silver Dagger, and a Diamond Dagger from the Crime Writers Association of Great Britain, was named a Grand Master by the Mystery Writers Association of America, and was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth. In addition to his novels, Ambler wrote a number of screenplays, including A Night to Remember and The Cruel Sea, which won him an Oscar nomination. Eric Ambler died in 1998.

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Estatísticas

Obras
88
Also by
37
Membros
9,164
Popularidade
#2,615
Avaliação
4.0
Resenhas
187
ISBNs
675
Idiomas
18
Favorito
33

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