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Jhabvala, Ruth Prawer 1927-2013

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Heat and dust by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

199 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 14 languages and held by 2,825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in India, HEAT AND DUST is the story of Olivia, a beautiful, spoiled, bored English colonial wife in the 1920s who is drawn inexorably into the spell of the Nawab, a minor Indian prince deeply involved in plots and intrigues. Olivia outrages the tiny, suffocating town where her husband is a civil servant by eloping with the captivating Nawab. It is also the story of Olivia's step-granddaughter who, fifty years later, is drawn to India by her fascination with the letters left behind by the now dead older woman, and by her obsession with solving the enigma of Olivia's scandal. A penetrating and compassionate love story, this brilliant novel immerses the reader in the heat, dust, and squalor of India, while providing a compelling mixture of the spiritual and the sensual
The remains of the day by James Ivory( Visual )

53 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a story of blind devotion and repressed love between a fanatically perfect butler and a high-spirited, strong-minded young housekeeper in the employ of a British lord who is unwittingly a Nazi dupe
A room with a view by E. M Forster( Visual )

60 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All she wanted was a room with a view on her first trip to Florence. Little did she realize that her wish would lead her into impropriety, confusion, and passion
Howards End by James Ivory( Visual )

54 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about class divisions in Edwardian England, and the tragic series of events that occurs when two impulsive middle-class sisters become involved with a working class couple and a wealthy family
Out of India : selected stories by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

37 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains fifteen short stories selected from four previous collections and all set in India
Three continents by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

36 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een Amerikaanse tweeling raakt volledig in de ban van een vage "vierde-wereld-beweging", die geleid wordt door een obscure Indiase prins
Shards of memory by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

23 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The saga of an Indian family transplanted to Europe and America. It begins with the great-grandfather, a merchant who emigrated to New York and spent his life writing nostalgic poetry on India. A tale of East and West, the nuances of social conventions and the immigrant's sense of detached belonging
My nine lives : chapters of a possible past by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this book, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala explores nine possible lives. While each is located in deeply familiar territory, whether England, India, or America, and often overlaid with that essential Central European family background, each life is born of startlingly different origins and each reveals a different destiny. Here are nine different answers to the central question: what would happen if I were granted an alternative life?"--Jacket
The householder by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

53 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and Arabic and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om en ung lrer i Indien
Le divorce by James Ivory( Visual )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Isabel Walker receives word that her pregnant stepsister Rosy has been left by her philandering French husband, artist Charles-Henri de Persand, Isabel travels to Paris to offer her help and moral support
Poet and dancer by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

23 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the pathological attachment between Angel, a quiet, introverted poet, and her cousin Lara, an erratic, attention-seeking dancer who pulls Angel into her downward spiral
Travelers by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

11 editions published between 1973 and 1999 in English and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the unlikely convergence of four wanderers in India: Asha, an imperious Indian widow; Raymond, a curious Englishman; Lee, an American looking for her spiritual core; and Gopi, an impressionable young student. With a mixture of impassioned dialogue and subtle narrative, Jhabvala examines the psychological and cultural forces that wend their paths into inextricable knots of love and conflict.--fantasticfiction.co.uk
In search of love and beauty by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

22 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

East into Upper East : plain tales from New York and New Delhi by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

22 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories featuring cosmopolitan Indians. In Independence, set in India, a high-class woman earns a living teaching social graces, in Two Muses, set in London, a girl observes her grandfather's marital infidelity, and in A Summer by the Sea, set in New York, a woman falls for the lover of her homosexual son-in-law
How I became a holy mother, and other stories by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

31 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A backward place by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

54 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Picture of life in contemporary Delhi as seen through the happy marriage of an English girl and an Indian actor
Esmond in India; a novel by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

45 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Englishman living in India brings havoc to two aristocratic families after daughters of each family fall in love with him
The golden bowl by James Ivory( Visual )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the early 1900's, Maggie is the daughter of American tycoon Adam Verver, who marries an improvished yet charming Italian aristrocrat, Prince Amerigo. Through a twist of fate, Adam marries the Prince's former lover, Charlotte. Maggie's suspicions deepen to a possible affair between the Prince and Charlotte, when Maggie makes the ill-fated purchase of a golden bowl. It becomes only a matter of time before Maggie unravels the truth from a world full of deception and lies
The best American short stories 2014( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents twenty of the best works of short fiction of the past year from a variety of acclaimed sources
A lovesong for India : tales from the East and West by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this expansive story collection, acclaimed writer Ruth Prawer Jhabvala expresses her lifelong meditation on East and West. Set in India, England, and New York City, "A Lovesong for India" reveals what unites us across oceans, cultures, and lifetimes
 
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Jhabavala, Ruth Prawer.

Jhabavala Ruth Prawer 1927-2013

Jhabawala, Ruth Prawer.

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Jhabvala, R. P. 1927-2013

Jhabvala, R. Prawer.

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Jhabvala, R. Prawer 1927-2013

Jhabvala, R. Prawer (Ruth Prawer), 1927-

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Jhabvala, Ruth 1927-2013

Jhabvala, Ruth P. 1927-2013

Jhabvala, Ruth Prawer

Jhabwala, Ruth Prawer.

Jhabwala Ruth Prawer 1927-2013

Merchant, Ruth Prawer

Prawer Jhabvala, Ruth.

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Prawer-Jhabvala, Ruth 1927-2013

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Prawer, Ruth 1927-2013

Ruth Prawer Jhabvala britische Schriftstellerin und Drehbuchautorin

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Ruth Prawer Jhabvala pisarka i scenarzystka

Ruth Prawer Jhabvala sceneggiatrice e scrittrice inglese

Правер Джабвала, Рут

ג׳בוואלה, רות פראוור 1927־

ג'בולה, רות פרור

פרור-ג'בולה, רות

פרור, רות

רות פראוור-ג'אבוולה

روث پراور جابوالا فیلمنامه‌نویس بریتانیایی

रुत् प्रवर् जब्वाला

रुथ प्रवर झाबवाला

റൂത്ത് പ്രവർ ജബാവാല

ルース・プラワー・ジャブヴァーラ

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The remains of the dayHowards EndOut of India : selected storiesThree continentsShards of memoryMy nine lives : chapters of a possible pastThe householderPoet and dancer