WorldCat Identities

Lofts, Norah 1904-1983

Overview
Works: 607 works in 1,985 publications in 2 languages and 60,209 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Historical fiction  War stories  Romance fiction  Ghost stories  Domestic fiction  Biographical fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR6023.O35, 823.912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Norah Lofts
The day of the butterfly by Norah Lofts( Book )

27 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daisy Holt is spared the ignoble life of a prostitute when a kindly madam recognizes her dancing talent and directs her toward the stage
Anne Boleyn by Norah Lofts( Book )

12 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the woman whose marriage to King Henry VIII of England resulted in an irreversible break between the Church of England and the Papacy, the birth of the future Queen Elizabeth I, and in her own beheading
The King's pleasure by Norah Lofts( Book )

31 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 1,713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katharine of Aragon has to deal with Henry VIII's decision to divorce her
Queens of England by Norah Lofts( Book )

17 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 1,707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the personal and public lives of women who have been English queens, from Boadicea in the first century to the present Queen Elizabeth II
The concubine : a novel based upon the life of Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII's second wife by Norah Lofts( Book )

38 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story about Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII. Her acquaintance with Henry through her coronation and ultimate execution
The lost queen by Norah Lofts( Book )

34 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in English and held by 1,669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of the cruelty and oppression in a Denmark whose ruler was almost insane and the tale of the young women who was briefly its queen
Knight's Acre by Norah Lofts( Book )

15 editions published between 1975 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offered a large sum of money to appear in tourneys, Sir Godfrey Tallboys departs for Spain with his knights, but the Moors defeat them, and he is enslaved
The town house; the building of the house by Norah Lofts( Book )

49 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and held by 1,542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three-generation story of a family's rise from serfdom to great wealth in 15th-century England
A wayside tavern by Norah Lofts( Book )

21 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 1,541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a tavern's survival through the centuries and its proprietors
The house at Old Vine by Norah Lofts( Book )

45 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and held by 1,531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic personal stories of six tenants of a great Suffolk manor house, who flourish through war and plague from the time of the Tudors to the Restoration
Pargeters by Norah Lofts( Book )

17 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To save the family home during the English Civil War, Sarah Woodley-Mercer marries a former Puritan worker when he acquires the estate, Pargeters, as a spoil of war
Bless this house by Norah Lofts( Book )

43 editions published between 1954 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The chronicle of an English house built in 1577, and its various owners, over a period of more than 350 years
The lute player by Norah Lofts( Book )

42 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in English and held by 1,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical novel based on the life of Richard the Lionhearted
How far to Bethlehem? a novel by Norah Lofts( Book )

29 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in English and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retelling of the Bible story of Mary and the birth of Jesus
Nethergate by Norah Lofts( Book )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isabella de Sevigny, a French aristocrat, seeks refugee in Nethergate during the Revolution, but finds her life an unexpected turmoil in Regency London
Gad's Hall by Norah Lofts( Book )

10 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in English and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unutterable secret, kept so securely by the women of Gad's Hall a century past, creates havoc for its present day occupants
The homecoming by Norah Lofts( Book )

17 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in English and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With dissension at home among the ladies, Sir Godfrey Tallboys mounts his saddle and joins the bitter Wars of the Roses
The lonely furrow by Norah Lofts( Book )

20 editions published between 1976 and 1995 in English and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The son of Sir Godfrey Tallboys, Henry enters a relationship with the Moorish slave girl who saved his father's life, and continues to farm and protect his father's legacy
The claw by Norah Lofts( Book )

18 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in English and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The people of a quiet Suffolk village discover they are harboring a brutal rapist: a model father and husband who, once outside his home, is evil personified
Lovers all untrue by Norah Lofts( Book )

15 editions published between 1970 and 1978 in English and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A domineering father seeks to stifle the natural exuberance of his daughters with the inevitable conflict resulting in frustration, bitterness, and fianlly, mental breakdown and murder
 
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The lute player
Alternative Names

controlled identityAstley, Juliet, 1904-1983

controlled identityCurtis, Peter, 1904-1983

Astley, Juliet.

Astley, Juliet 1904-1983

Curtis P.

Curtis, Peter.

Curtis Peter 1904-1983

Jorisch, Norah, 1904-1983

Lofts, Norah

Lofts, Norah Ethel, 1904-1983

Lofts, Norah Robinson.

Lofts, Norah Robinson, 1904-1983

Norah Lofts écrivaine britannique

Norah Lofts escritora británica

Robinson N.

Robinson, Norah 1904-1983

Robinson, Norah Ethel, 1904-1983

Лофтс Н. 1904-

Лофтс, Нора

ピーター・カーティス

ロフツ, ノラ

Languages
English (497)

French (2)

Covers
The concubine : a novel based upon the life of Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII's second wifeThe lost queenThe town house; the building of the houseA wayside tavernThe house at Old VineBless this houseThe lute playerHow far to Bethlehem? a novelGad's Hall