Victor Canning

Victor Canning

Victor Canning was born in Plymouth, Devon on June 16th, 1911 and passed away at the age of 74 on February 21st, 1986.

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Victor Canning Stats: The highest rated book by Victor Canning on Book Notification is The Whip Hand, the first novel in the Rex Carver series.

The most read book by Victor Canning on Book Notification is Mr Finchley Discovers His England, the first novel in the Mr. Finchley series. The second most read book is Mr Finchley Goes to Paris (Mr. Finchley #2).

Below is a complete list of Victor Canning books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by Victor Canning is the Mr. Finchley Series.

List of The Crimson Chalice Books in Publication Order

List of Mr. Finchley Books in Publication Order

List of Rex Carver Books in Publication Order

List of Smiler Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

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List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction in Publication Order

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

List of Victor Canning Anthologies in Publication Order

Victor Canning: Biography

Victor Canning was born on June 16th, 1911. Victor passed away February 21st, 1986 at 74 years old. Victor Canning was born in Plymouth, Devon.

Victor Canning is probably best known for their Standalone Novels. There are currently 42 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1935 with the novel Polycarp's Progress / The Improvised Life of Polycarp Jarvis. The most recently released novel was Table Number Seven which was released in 1988.

Victor Canning also wrote the Short Story Collections series which has 5 books including Young Man on a Bicycle and Delay on Turtle and other stories.

Victor Canning: Awards & Accolades

Canning's book, The Rainbird Pattern / Family Plot won the Crime Writer's Association Award, Silver Dagger Award, in 1972.

Victor Canning books have also been nominated for multiple awards, The Finger of Saturn was nominated for the Crime Writer's Association Award, Gold Dagger Award, in 1973. The Rainbird Pattern / Family Plot was nominated for the Edgar Award, Best Mystery Novel, in 1974.

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  3. David Baldacci, author of the Amos Decker Series.
  4. Orson Scott Card, author of the Ender Saga Series.
  5. Peter Grainger, author of the DC Smith Series.

Victor Canning: F.A.Q

When was Victor Canning Born?

Victor Canning was born on June 16th, 1911.

When did Victor Canning die?

Victor Canning died on February 21st, 1986 at 74 years old.

Where was Victor Canning Born?

Victor Canning was born in Plymouth, Devon, .

What book awards has Victor Canning won?

Canning's book, The Rainbird Pattern / Family Plot won the award Crime Writer's Association Award, Silver Dagger Award, in 1972.

What was the first book Victor Canning wrote?

The first book written by Victor Canning was Mr Finchley Discovers His England, published in 1934.

What was the most recent book Victor Canning wrote?

Their most recently released work was The Aberdyll Onion: And Other Mysteries on August 27th, 2020.

How many books has Victor Canning written?

Victor Canning has written 62 books across 10 series, excluding contributions to anthologies.
  • 3 books in The Crimson Chalice Series
  • 3 books in the Mr. Finchley Series
  • 4 books in the Rex Carver Series
  • 3 books in the Smiler Series
  • 42 Standalone Novels
  • 1 Short Stories/Novellas
  • 1 Non-Fiction
  • 5 Short Story Collections

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