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Corelli, Marie 1855-1924

Overview
Works: 788 works in 3,405 publications in 14 languages and 17,631 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Religious fiction  Psychological fiction  Christian fiction  Drama  Silent films  Didactic fiction  Romance fiction  Film adaptations  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Dubious author, Performer, Correspondent, Creator, Singer
Classifications: PR4504, 823.8
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A romance of two worlds by Marie Corelli( Book )

202 editions published between 1886 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1886, a theretofore unknown writer calling herself "Marie Corelli" burst forth onto the international literary scene with the publication of A Romance of Two Worlds, an innovative romance novel that sought to combine Christianity and science fiction. Almost instantly, the novel began breaking sales records, garnering Corelli fans ranging from suburban housewives to British royalty
The master-Christian; a question of the time by Marie Corelli( Book )

85 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Corelli's anti-Catholic novel, Christ returns to earth in the form of a street child and is saddened by how the churches have strayed from his teachings. The novel also tells the story of painter Angela Sovrani-- stabbed in an attempted murder by her less-talented lover who is envious of her genius
The sorrows of Satan, or, The strange experience of one Geoffrey Tempest, millionaire : a romance by Marie Corelli( Book )

98 editions published between 1895 and 2013 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London, 1895, and the Devil is on the loose. He is searching for someone morally strong enough to resist temptation, but there seems little chance he will succeed. Britain is all but totally corrupt. The aristocracy is financially and spiritually bankrupt; church leaders no longer believe in God; Victorian idealism has been banished from literature and life; and sexual morality is being undermined by the pernicious doctrines of the 'New Woman'. Everything and everyone is up for sale, and it takes a special kind of moral courage to resist the Devil's seductions
Barabbas. A dream of the world's tragedy by Marie Corelli( Book )

115 editions published between 1893 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The trial and crucifixion of Jesus from the point of view of Barabbas
Wormwood : a drama of Paris by Marie Corelli( Book )

86 editions published between 1890 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Betrayed by the woman he was to marry, a young man of wealth and standing takes to absinth and breaks up mentally and physically
The life everlasting, a reality of romance by Marie Corelli( Book )

76 editions published between 1911 and 2015 in English and German and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some of the themes only hinted at in Marie Corelli's 1886 breakthrough novel, A Romance of Two Worlds, are fully fleshed out in fascinating detail in her later work, The Life Everlasting. In the future world Corelli brings to life in this novel, scientific breakthroughs have made it possible to master radioactivity and other previously unharnessed energies. The female narrator opts to undergo a spiritual process that is designed to bring her to a higher plane of understanding, and along the way, she learns a great deal about her true nature and capabilities
"Temporal power"; a study in supremacy by Marie Corelli( Book )

55 editions published between 1902 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In many ways, British author Marie Corelli was a progressive thinker, particularly in her views of Christianity. However, when it came to the subject of royalty, Corelli was a traditionalist, as affirmed by the thought-provoking novel Temporal Power. A revolutionary plot gains traction in an imaginary country ruled by a less-than-popular monarch, but a surprising figure is ultimately revealed to be the force behind the movement
Ardath, the story of a dead self by Marie Corelli( Book )

109 editions published between 1889 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an agnostic seeking answers. After visiting a monk, our main character seeks out Ardath, the field of flowers where he has been promised a visit from an angel
Ziska, the problem of a wicked soul by Marie Corelli( Book )

59 editions published between 1890 and 2016 in English and German and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British writer Marie Corelli was among the most popular novelists of her era, earning the appreciation of even Queen Victoria herself. Within the first few pages of the addictive reincarnation romance Ziska, it's easy to understand why. A tale spanning centuries, this novel has something for everyone: gothic supernatural horror, ancient Egyptian folklore, a pair of star-crossed lovers, and even some satirical skewering of the pretensions of the British upper classes
God's good man; a simple love-story by Marie Corelli( Book )

71 editions published between 1894 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of romantic and religious aspect in which a young clergyman falls in love with an attractive wealthy woman moving in smart Edwardian society
The mighty atom by Marie Corelli( Book )

77 editions published between 1800 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The treasure of heaven : a romance of riches by Marie Corelli( Book )

65 editions published between 1906 and 2015 in English and German and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This touching and thought-provoking romance from British novelist Marie Corelli was a blockbuster bestseller, with a record-breaking 100,000 copies sold in a single day. Millionaire David Helmsley decides he's had enough of the trappings of his cushy existence and disappears, assuming the identity of a lowly street tramp. A chance encounter with a kind woman, Mary Deane, changes his jaundiced view of the world
Cameos by Marie Corelli( Book )

27 editions published between 1890 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Free opinions, freely expressed on certain phases of modern social life and conduct by Marie Corelli( Book )

38 editions published between 1903 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thelma by Marie Corelli( Book )

94 editions published between 1887 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Socio-romantic novel translated from British literature
Holy orders; the tragedy of a quiet life by Marie Corelli( Book )

36 editions published between 1908 and 2010 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A moralist novel about rural England and its people
Thelma : a Norwegian princess by Marie Corelli( Book )

81 editions published between 1887 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This wildly popular romance from British writer Marie Corelli begins as a classic fish-out-of-water story. The eponymous heroine Thelma, an innocent Norwegian girl, is plucked by a suitor from her family and inserted into the upper echelons of British high society. Will she retain her purity of heart, or will she give in to the debasement that encompasses her?
Innocent, her fancy and his fact; a novel by Marie Corelli( Book )

46 editions published between 1914 and 2015 in English and French and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author who wrote under the name "Marie Corelli" had a lot to say about the concept of illegitimacy and out-of-wedlock births, as she herself is believed to have been born under these circumstances. She addresses these sensitive subjects head-on in Innocent, a parable-like novel about a young woman whose purity and inherent goodness shine through despite the social stigma surrounding her
Boy; a sketch by Marie Corelli( Book )

48 editions published between 1900 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the son of drunken parents. After a sad and solitary childhood he falls into bad company and runs up heavy debts. Ashamed to have stolen from the one person who has been kind to him, he enlists in the army, and is killed battle saving the life of his boyhood friend
Vendetta, a story of one forgotten by Marie Corelli( Book )

28 editions published between 1886 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writer Marie Corelli rocketed to remarkable literary fame in the late nineteenth century, largely on the strength of her irresistibly action-packed plots. Vendetta is no exception. Readers will instantly be drawn in to this tale, which begins with a family tragedy and soon shifts course into a story of satisfying revenge
 
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Wormwood : a drama of Paris
Alternative Names
Corelli, Maria.

Corelli, Maria 1855-1924

Corelli, Marie 1855-1924

Corelli, Mary 1855-1924

Karēlī, Mērī

Karēlī, Mērī 1855-1924

Keleili 1855-1924

Korell, Marija 1855-1924

Korelli, M. 1855-1924

Korelli, Mari 1855-1924

Korelli, Marija 1855-1924

Korili, Mari.

Korilī, Merī 1855-1924

Krel, Mari 1855-1924

Kūrīllī, Māryā

Kūrīllī, Māryā 1855-1924

Mackay Mary

Mackay Mary 1855-1924

Mǣrī Khō̜renli 1855-1924

Marie Corelli britische Schriftstellerin

Marie Corelli britisk poet og skribent

Marie Corelli Brits schrijfster (1855-1924)

Marie Corelli britská spisovatelka

Marie Corelli brittisk poet och författare

Marie Corelli écrivaine britannique

Marie Corelli escriptora britànica

Marie Corelli escritora británica

Marie Corelli scriitoare britanică

Marie Corelli scrittrice e poetessa inglese

Mri Khorenli 1855-1924

Stūkir, Barīm

Stūkir, Barīm 1855-1924

Stūkir, Baryam

Stūkir, Baryam 1855-1924

Stūkir, Brīm

Stūkir, Brīm 1855-1924

Корелли, Мария

Корелли, Мария 1855-1924

كورلى، مارى

ماري كوريللي، 1855-1924

ماك-كاى، مارى

مك-كاى، مارى

മേരി കൊറെല്ലി

ኮሪሊ, ማሪ.

コレリ

コレリー, マリー

Languages
English (1,484)

German (31)

Russian (8)

Dutch (5)

Finnish (5)

Swedish (4)

Czech (3)

French (2)

Italian (2)

Thai (2)

Norwegian (2)

Urdu (1)

Romanian (1)

Danish (1)

Covers
The sorrows of Satan, or, The strange experience of one Geoffrey Tempest, millionaire : a romanceWormwood : a drama of ParisThe life everlasting, a reality of romance"Temporal power"; a study in supremacyArdath, the story of a dead selfZiska, the problem of a wicked soulThe mighty atomCameos