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Margaret Yorke (1924–2012)

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Om författaren

Margaret Yorke was born Margaret Beda Larminie Nicholson in Surrey, but lived in Dublin until 1937, before moving back to England. During the war, she served in the Woman's Royal Naval Service as a driver. She then worked in the libraries of two Oxford colleges, and was the first woman ever to work visa mer in Christ Church library. She campaigned for Public Lending Rights for authors in Britain, and was also chairman of the Crime Writers' Association between 1979 and 1980. Her first novel, Summer Flight, was published in 1957. She then turned to the subject of crime with Dead in the Morning, published in 1970. With No Medals for the Major published in 1974, she began writing novels of suspense, which include The Point of Murder, Serious Intent and Act of Violence. In 1982, she won the Swedish Academy Detection award for the best translated novel, The Scent of Fear. Her books are published in 16 countries. In 1993, she won the Golden Handcuffs award, which is given in recognition of the popularity of the country's leading crime writer within the library service and to its borrowers. Margaret Yorke died November 17, 2012. (Bowker Author Biography) visa färre

Inkluderar namnen: Margaret Yorke, Margaret Yorle

Inkluderar även: Margaret York (1)

Särskiljningsinformation:

(eng) aka Margaret Beda Larminie Nicholson

Serier

Verk av Margaret Yorke

Farlig att känna (1993) 101 exemplar
Ont uppsåt (1995) 91 exemplar
Nästan sant (1994) 90 exemplar
Crime in Question (1750) 67 exemplar
Dead in the Morning (1970) 67 exemplar
The Price of Guilt (1999) 62 exemplar
Speak for the Dead (1988) 62 exemplar
Grave matters (1973) 59 exemplar
Criminal Damage (1993) 58 exemplar
Ett litet bedrägeri (1991) 57 exemplar
Nära mord (1985) 52 exemplar
The Small Hours of the Morning (1975) 51 exemplar
Falskt anklagad (1996) 50 exemplar
Admit to Murder (1990) 49 exemplar
The Point of Murder (1978) 48 exemplar
Act of Violence (1997) 48 exemplar
Dödligt bevis (1987) 48 exemplar
Cast for death (1976) 46 exemplar
Den du minst anar (1974) 43 exemplar
Find Me a Villain (1983) 42 exemplar
Falska förespeglingar (1998) 39 exemplar
The Hand of Death (1981) 37 exemplar
A Case to Answer (2000) 37 exemplar
Safely to the Grave (1986) 37 exemplar
Pieces of Justice (1994) 35 exemplar
The Cost of Silence (1977) 35 exemplar
En känsla av fruktan (1980) 31 exemplar
Death on Account (1980) 31 exemplar
The Smooth Face of Evil (1924) 31 exemplar
Onda gärningar (2001) 29 exemplar
Devil's Work (1982) 25 exemplar
Silent Witness (1972) 24 exemplar
Mortal Remains (1974) 20 exemplar
Guilty Secrets (1992) 7 exemplar
No Fury (1987) 6 exemplar
Deceiving mirror (1988) 5 exemplar
Full Circle (1965) 4 exemplar
Christopher (1992) 4 exemplar
The Birthday (1991) 3 exemplar
The China Doll (2002) 3 exemplar
Früchte der Angst - bk1160 (1985) 2 exemplar
The Limbo Ladies (1992) 1 exemplar
The Apricot Bed (1986) 1 exemplar
Weekend Lady (1998) 1 exemplar
Devil’s Work 1 exemplar

Associerade verk

The Folio Book of Christmas Crime Stories (2004) — Bidragsgivare — 117 exemplar
A Classic English Crime: 13 Stories for the Christie Centenary (1990) — Bidragsgivare — 77 exemplar
The Detection Collection (2005) — Bidragsgivare — 76 exemplar
A Classic Christmas Crime (1995) — Bidragsgivare — 75 exemplar
2nd Culprit: A Crime Writers' Association Annual (1993) — Bidragsgivare — 64 exemplar
1st Culprit: A Crime Writers' Association Annual (1992) — Bidragsgivare — 59 exemplar
Mysterious Pleasures (2003) — Bidragsgivare — 34 exemplar
Women of Mystery - Book 3 (1998) 24 exemplar
New Crimes 1 (1989) — Bidragsgivare — 20 exemplar
Deadly Pleasures (2013) — Bidragsgivare — 19 exemplar
Crime Waves: No. 1 (1991) — Bidragsgivare — 12 exemplar
John Creasey's Crime Collection, 1983 (1983) — Bidragsgivare — 8 exemplar
Dangerous Ladies (1992) — Bidragsgivare — 8 exemplar
Winter's Crimes 9 (1977) — Bidragsgivare — 6 exemplar
Winter's Crimes 13 (1981) — Bidragsgivare — 6 exemplar
John Creasey's Crime Collection, 1990 (1990) — Bidragsgivare — 5 exemplar
Perfectly Criminal 2: Whydunit? (1997) — Bidragsgivare — 4 exemplar
John Creasey's Crime Collection, 1982 (1982) — Bidragsgivare — 3 exemplar
John Creasey's Crime Collection, 1978 (1978) — Bidragsgivare — 3 exemplar
Winter's Crimes 23 (1991) 2 exemplar
Winter's Crimes 18 (1987) — Bidragsgivare — 2 exemplar

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Allmänna fakta

Namn enligt folkbokföringen
Nicholson, Margaret Beda Larminie
Födelsedag
1924-01-30
Avled
2012-11-17
Kön
female
Nationalitet
UK
Födelseort
Compton, Surrey, England, UK
Bostadsorter
Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire, UK
Dublin, Ireland
Utbildning
Prior's Field School
Yrken
librarian
novelist
crime novelist
Organisationer
Crime Writers Association (Chairman | 1979-80)
Priser och utmärkelser
Cartier Diamond Dagger 1999
Särskiljningsnotis
aka Margaret Beda Larminie Nicholson

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Recensioner

Margaret Yorke skriver trovärdiga psykologiska deckare. Bra karaktärer, bra språk och ganska spännande. helt klart läsvärd.
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Mats_Sigfridsson | 2 andra recensioner | Dec 20, 2016 |
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Statistik

Verk
52
Även av
27
Medlemmar
1,674
Popularitet
#15,358
Betyg
½ 3.5
Recensioner
52
ISBN
487
Språk
11
Favoritmärkt
7

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