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Humphreys, Emyr

Overview
Works: 135 works in 418 publications in 3 languages and 14,779 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Documentary television programs  Political fiction  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Songs  Musical settings 
Roles: Author, Lyricist
Classifications: PR6015.U478, 823.914
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An absolute hero by Emyr Humphreys( )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Open secrets by Emyr Humphreys( )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National winner by Emyr Humphreys( )

10 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and held by 1,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bonds of attachment by Emyr Humphreys( )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flesh and blood by Emyr Humphreys( )

11 editions published between 1974 and 1999 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the tale of Amy Parry. It begins as she travels home as a baby. As she continues her journey through life, she savours the full subtle flavours and rich textures of a way of life that has now all but vanished from the principality of Wales
The best of friends by Emyr Humphreys( )

11 editions published between 1978 and 1999 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Celts( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the story of the Celts from their earliest roots through the flowering of their culture and their enduring heritage today. Includes reconstructions of iron-age villages, dramatizations of major historical events and visits to modern Celtic lands
Salt of the earth by Emyr Humphreys( )

10 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man's estate by Emyr Humphreys( Book )

28 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hannah Ellis is thirty-five, unmarried and still living at Y Glyn, the family farm in Wales where she has been brought up by her mother and step-father, a forbidding man with a powerful hold on the neighbourhood. Loving her country, yet resenting the egotism of her family, she yearns for the return of her long-banished brother Philip, believing that he will rescue her from this bleak existence. But Hannah little realises that Philip's arrival is imminent, and is to herald enormous changes as he unwittingly ignites the passions and strengths of an unusually intertwined community
The Taliesin tradition : a quest for the Welsh identity by Emyr Humphreys( Book )

12 editions published between 1983 and 1989 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outside the house of Baal by Emyr Humphreys( Book )

13 editions published between 1965 and 1996 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unconditional surrender by Emyr Humphreys( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As World War II comes to a close, alliances start shifting in a Welsh village. The local pastor and his wife draw closer to the displaced German countess, distancing themselves from their jingoistic parishioners, while their daughter looks at a young German POW in a different light
A toy epic by Emyr Humphreys( Book )

25 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coast.Seldom has the country been so tellingly portrayed
Bonds of attachment by Emyr Humphreys( Book )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hear and forgive by Emyr Humphreys( Book )

14 editions published between 1952 and 1971 in English and French and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The anchor tree by Emyr Humphreys( Book )

5 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected poems by Emyr Humphreys( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jones : a novel by Emyr Humphreys( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tijdens een slapeloze nacht overdenkt een man uit Wales zijn leven, dat mede door zijn besluiteloosheid teleurstellend en eenzaam is
Old people are a problem by Emyr Humphreys( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The eight stories in Old People Are A Problem explore the lessons to be learned in the new millennium in a coming together of the young and the aged. Asylum-seeking, cultural and political nationalism, and environmental protest are among the issues which face characters drawn with Humphreys's characteristically evocative style."--BOOK JACKET
The woman at the window by Emyr Humphreys( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emyr Humphreys is a major figure in twentieth-century writing and The Woman at the Window is an immensely enjoyable and impressive addition to his outstanding list of award-winning novels and short stories. From the widow alone in the rectory drawing room to views across the sunny expanses of post-war Europe, celebrated writer Emyr Humphreys offers this urbane, mature collection. His protagonists look back over the patterns of their lives and forward too, for the chance to untangle family relationships, rekindle lost loves, or find a home for themselves in familiar yet fresh surroundings
 
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Unconditional surrender
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Open secretsNational winnerBonds of attachmentFlesh and bloodThe best of friendsSalt of the earthA man's estateOutside the house of Baal
Alternative Names
Emyr Humphreys

Emyr Humphreys British writer

Emyr Humphreys Brits schrijver

Emyr Humphreys écrivain britannique

Emyr Humphreys escriptor britànic

Emyr Humphreys escritor británico

Emyr Humphreys scrittore britannico

Humphreys, Emyr

Эмир Хамфрис валлийский писатель

エマー・ハンフリーズ

Languages
English (223)

French (4)

Welsh (3)