Search - List of Books by David Gurr

David Hugh Courtney Gurr is a Canadian writer and author of literary novels and political thrillers. He was born William Le Breton Harvey Brisbane-Bedwell in 1936 in London, England but his name was changed by adoption in 1941. He was educated at Sherborne Prep and University College in England before emigrating with his family to Canada. He attended Belmont High School in Victoria, British Columbia, the Royal Canadian Naval College, and the University of Victoria. Gurr served with the Royal Canadian Navy from 1954-1970 as an executive officer and computer systems analyst. His first interest was in the theatre, and he received a scholarship to "tread the boards" at UBC in the summer of 1952. His name can still be seen painted on the backstage wall of the Old Auditorium.

From 1971-1980 he designed and built homes on Vancouver Island.

He has been a writer since 1976. His works include: Troika (1979), A Woman Called Scylla (1981), The Action of the Tiger (1984), An American Spy Story (1984), On the Endangered List (1985), The Ring Master (1987) plus various thrillers under pseudonyms; two stage plays: Leonora (1984) and The Ring Play: An Evening with Hitler (1991); and he was co-author for two screen plays (with George Cosmatos).

Troika was short-listed for the Creasy Prize. The Ring Master was nominated for the Governor General's Award. The Voice of the Crane was short-listed for the Commonwealth Prize (Canadian-Caribbean Division).

He currently resides in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

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Total Books: 16
Ring Master
1988 - Ring Master (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780330296885
ISBN-10: 0330296884
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Ring Master
1987 - Ring Master (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780771036668
ISBN-10: 0771036663
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THE RING MASTER
1987 - The Ring Master (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780233980270
ISBN-10: 023398027X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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On Endangered List
1986 - On Endangered List (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780770421212
ISBN-10: 0770421210
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An American Spy Story
1984 - An American Spy Story (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780771036637
ISBN-10: 0771036639
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A Woman Called Scylia
1982 - A Woman Called Scylia (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780770417338
ISBN-10: 0770417337
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A woman Called Scylla
1982 - A Woman Called Scylla (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780553206913
ISBN-10: 0553206915
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Woman Called Scylla
1981 - Woman Called Scylla (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780670777754
ISBN-10: 0670777757
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Troika
1980 - Troika (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780425046623
ISBN-10: 0425046621
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Troika
Troika (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780354043915
ISBN-10: 0354043919
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Troika A novel
Troika a Novel (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780416000016
ISBN-10: 0416000010
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The Ring Master
The Ring Master (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780689119354
ISBN-10: 0689119356
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Troika
Troika (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780708817834
ISBN-10: 0708817831
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Action of the Tiger
The Action of the Tiger (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780770420048
ISBN-10: 0770420044
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The Voice of the Crane
The Voice of the Crane (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780889103412
ISBN-10: 0889103410
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