Noel Barber


Born
in The United Kingdom
September 09, 1909

Died
July 10, 1988

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Noel Barber was a British novelist and journalist. Many of his novels, considered exotic romances, as well as his works of 20th century history, are based on his first-hand experiences as leading foreign correspondent for the Daily Mail.

Most notably he reported from Morocco, where he was stabbed five times. In October 1956, Barber survived a gun shot wound to the head by a Soviet sentry in Hungary during the Hungarian revolution.

Average rating: 4.04 · 2,847 ratings · 216 reviews · 22 distinct worksSimilar authors
Tanamera

4.13 avg rating — 934 ratings — published 1981 — 23 editions
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A Woman of Cairo

3.96 avg rating — 508 ratings — published 1984 — 11 editions
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A Farewell To France

4.15 avg rating — 344 ratings13 editions
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The War of the Running Dogs...

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4.03 avg rating — 226 ratings — published 1971 — 10 editions
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The Weeping and the Laughter

3.90 avg rating — 193 ratings — published 1988 — 12 editions
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The Other Side Of Paradise

4.07 avg rating — 197 ratings — published 1986 — 12 editions
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The Daughters Of The Prince

3.90 avg rating — 128 ratings — published 1990 — 12 editions
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Sinister Twilight: The Fall...

4.18 avg rating — 73 ratings — published 1970 — 4 editions
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The Lords Of The Golden Hor...

3.80 avg rating — 120 ratings — published 1973 — 8 editions
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The Black Hole of Calcutta

3.65 avg rating — 49 ratings — published 1982 — 6 editions
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“I asked father whether they led.
'Like everything else in Cairo' he said, 'Round and round in circles, to everywhere and nowhere.”
Noel Barber, A Woman of Cairo

“But the Egyptian passion for violence, for killing the goose that lays the eggs- that's a different matter.”
Noel Barber, A Woman of Cairo