from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Ambler, Eric 1909-1998. British writer noted for his suspense novels, including A Passage of Arms (1959).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A horse or a person that ambles.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who ambles; especially, a horse which ambles; a pacer.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who walks at a leisurely pace
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A Juneau resident since 1999, Jans also lived for many years in Ambler, the arctic Inupiaq village, where he taught the village schoolchildren.
The narrative will be held together by dance, choreographed by Scott Ambler, and a landscape by award-winning set designer Mirian Buether promised to be bold and imaginative.
Some of my favorite writers growing up were guys like Eric Ambler, Jack
The choreography has been created with Scott Ambler, former dancer and now Bourne's associate director.
The Demolished Man, of course ... and I also think Eric Frank Russell's Wasp is a fine blending of science fiction and the espionage story -- so much so that if he'd set it in Nazu Germany (remember when it came out) he'd have been hailed as the new Eric Ambler.
I was surprised to find out that Chazz's friend, Earl was from my home town of Ambler, PA and went to my high school class of 1980.
The dramatic action is also interspersed with choreographed movement by Scott Ambler that gives variety and texture.
Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Spy master Eric Ambler in The Times archive:
Last Saturday's was an appreciation of Eric Ambler from 1985, by then-Times writer James Fenton.
Fenton first got to know Ambler in Saigon, where the "street urchins" sold books.