World's End Lanny Budd Series

11 primary works • 11 total works
Between 1940 and 1953, Sinclair wrote a series of 11 novels featuring a central character named Lanny Budd. He was the son of an American arms manufacturer who moved in the confidence of world leaders, not simply witnessing events but often propelling them. The protagonist has been characterized as the antithesis of the "Ugly American", a sophisti…

Book 1

World's End
4.07
· 583 Ratings · 65 Reviews ·
published 1940
· 15 editions
World's End is the first novel in Upton Sinclair'…
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Book 2

Between Two Worlds
4.24
· 206 Ratings · 25 Reviews ·
published 1941
· 7 editions
Sequel to the author's World's end. Lanny Budd fr…
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Book 3

Dragon's Teeth
3.94
· 411 Ratings · 48 Reviews ·
published 1942
· 18 editions
Dragon's Teeth is the most celebrated novel of th…
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Book 4

Wide is the Gate
4.34
· 116 Ratings · 7 Reviews ·
published 1943
· 6 editions
Book by Sinclair, Upton
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Book 5

Presidential Agent
4.34
· 129 Ratings · 9 Reviews ·
published 1944
· 7 editions
Presidential Agent, written in 1944 is the fifth…
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Book 6

Dragon Harvest
4.32
· 107 Ratings · 8 Reviews ·
published 1945
· 8 editions
Dragon s Harvest is the sixth book in the epic Wo…
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Book 7

A World to Win
4.08
· 98 Ratings · 11 Reviews ·
published 1946
· 8 editions
A World to Win is the seventh book of the epic hi…
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Book 8

Presidential Mission
4.39
· 75 Ratings · 4 Reviews ·
published 1947
· 7 editions
Presidential Mission is the eighth book in the ep…
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Book 9

One Clear Call
4.27
· 78 Ratings · 6 Reviews ·
published 1948
· 7 editions
As D-Day approaches, an American spy is unmasked…
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Book 10

O Shepherd, Speak!
4.24
· 82 Ratings · 4 Reviews ·
published 1949
· 6 editions
Col. Lanny Budd! America's greatest spy puts on a…
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Book 11

The Return of Lanny Budd
4.23
· 82 Ratings · 4 Reviews ·
published 1953
· 8 editions
The Return of Lanny Budd is the eleventh and fina…
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