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Du Maurier, George 1834-1896

Overview
Works: 713 works in 1,632 publications in 10 languages and 17,608 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Musical fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Illustrations  Musical settings  Records and correspondence  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Artist, Lyricist
Classifications: PS2116, 823.8
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Most widely held works by George Du Maurier
Trilby : a novel by George Du Maurier( Book )

252 editions published between 1815 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 3,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Svengali exerts his strange and hypnotic influence over a beautiful young girl, in this classic story of a life in the Latin Quarter of Paris
Peter Ibbetson by George Du Maurier( Book )

132 editions published between 1846 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 2,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Ibbetson is a romantic novel from the late Victorian era - poignant, melancholic and deeply nostalgic, with a paranormal twist. The plot makes use of the idea of a shared lucid dream in bringing together lovers who are otherwise separated in waking reality, by class and circumstance. Although a powerful love story, it also makes for a fascinating speculative exploration of the nature of human consciousness and the meaning and "true" nature of life. -- review by Michael Graeme (http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1572836.Peter_Ibbetson)
The Martian : a novel by George Du Maurier( Book )

50 editions published between 1848 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The narrator and main character, Barty Josselin, attempts suicide after he loses his sight in one eye, prompting the appearance of Martia, the Martian, with whom he now shares his body. Du Maurier also introduces the concept of automatic writing in this novel: while Josselin sleeps, Martia writes and Josselin becomes a world-famous writer
The history of Henry Esmond, esquire by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )

46 editions published between 1869 and 1924 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The History of Henry Esmond is a historical novel by William Makepeace Thackeray, originally published in 1852. The book tells the story of the early life of Henry Esmond, a colonel in the service of Queen Anne of England. A typical example of Victorian historical novels, Thackeray's work of historical fiction tells its tale against the backdrop of late 17th- and early 18th-century England - specifically, major events surrounding the English Restoration - and utilizes characters both real (but dramatized) and imagined
English society by George Du Maurier( Book )

17 editions published between 1880 and 2011 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social pictorial satire by George Du Maurier( Book )

17 editions published between 1898 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Washington Square by Henry James( Book )

10 editions published between 1880 and 1894 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shy and sweet daughter of a well-to-do physician, Catherine Sloper seems destined for lifelong spinsterhood until the sudden appearance of a dashing suitor who proposes marriage. Her adored father suspects the would-be fiance of fortune-hunting and threatens her with disinheritance, forcing Catherine to choose between lover and father. Setting his novel in New York City of the 1840s, James masterfully explores the moral consequences of a tender heart's ruthless manipulation
The young George du Maurier; a selection of his letters, 1860-67 by George Du Maurier( Book )

8 editions published between 1951 and 1952 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Notting Hill mystery : [the first detective novel] by Charles Warren Adams( Book )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widely acknowledged as the first detective novel, the story is told by insurance investigator Ralph Henderson, who is building a case against the sinister Baron 'R'̲̲̲, suspected of murdering his wife. Henderson descends into a maze of intrigue including a diabolical mesmerist, kidnapping by gypsies, slow-poisoners, a rich uncle's will and three murders
The works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )

6 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conformada por 22 volumenes
Trilby by George Du Maurier( )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Latin Quarter of Paris, Trilby O'Ferrall is working as an artist's model. Her grace and ingenuous charm make a poignant contrast to the cruel magnetism of Svengali, under whose spell she falls. Using hypnotic powers, Svengali shapes her into a virtuoso singer, Europe's most captivating soprano. But her golden voice, and even her life, become fatally tied to him
Society pictures by George Du Maurier( Book )

17 editions published between 1891 and 1899 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novels of George Du Maurier : Trilby, the Martians [sic] Peter Ibbetson by George Du Maurier( Book )

3 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trilby is set in the 1850s in an idyllic bohemian Paris. Though it features the stories of two English artists and a Scottish artist, one of the most memorable characters is Svengali, a Jewish rogue, masterful musician, and hypnotist. Trilby O'Ferrall, the novel's heroine, is a half-Irish girl working in Paris as an artists' model and laundress; all the men in the novel are in love with her... Trilby is literally tone-deaf... Even so, the magician Svengali hypnotizes her and transforms her into a great diva, la Svengali. Under his spell, Trilby becomes a talented singer, performing always in an amnesiac trance... The Martian is a long, largely autobiographical, novel that describes the lives of two bosom friends, Barty Josselin and Robert Maurice, starting from their school days in Paris in the 1850s... Peter Ibbetson is an account of Du Maurier's childhood in France and his early years in London, but its defining characteristic is its melding of the main character's dream life with real life. Ibbetson and the other main character, the Duchess of Towers, after a series of crises, spend the remaining days of their lives entering each other's dreams. --Wikipedia.com & www.enotes.com
Novels of George Du Maurier by George Du Maurier( Book )

7 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wives and daughters by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Book )

8 editions published between 1866 and 2013 in English and French and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When seventeen-year-old Molly Gibson's widowed father remarries, her life is turned upside down by the arrival of her vain, manipulative stepmother. She also acquires an intriguing new stepsister, Cynthia, glamorous, sophisticated, and irresistible to every man she meets. The two girls begin to confide in one another and Molly soon finds herself a go-between in Cynthia's love affairs--but in doing so risks losing both her own reputation and the man she secretly loves
In Bohemia with Du Maurier : the first of a series of reminiscences by Felix Moscheles( Book )

4 editions published between 1896 and 1897 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pictures of English society by George Du Maurier( Book )

8 editions published between 1884 and 1892 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Svengali : George du Maurier's Trilby by George Du Maurier( Book )

3 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucile by Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton Lytton( Book )

12 editions published between 1868 and 1892 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the archive room in the basement of the library
Love scenes by Aaron Jay Kernis( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Trilby : a novel
Alternative Names
Busson Du Maurier, George

Busson Du Maurier George Louis Pamella 1834-1896

Busson du Maurier, Georges-Louis Palmella

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Du Maurier, George 1834-1896

Du Maurier, George (George Louis Palmella Busson), 1834-1896

Du Maurier, George L. 1834-1896

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DuMaurier, George L. 1834-1896

DuMaurier, George Louis Palmella Busson 1834-1896

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George du Maurier illustratore e scrittore inglese

George Louis Palmella Busson Du Maurier

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Maurier, Georges du 1834-1896

Дюморье, Джордж

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Languages
English (679)

French (28)

Dutch (14)

German (12)

Spanish (6)

Danish (5)

Russian (4)

Polish (2)

Armenian (1)

Czech (1)

Covers
The Martian : a novelTrilbyDaphne du Maurier, haunted heiressPartial portraits