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Priestley, J. B. (John Boynton) 1894-1984

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Literature and Western man by J. B Priestley( Book )

99 editions published between 1946 and 1980 in 7 languages and held by 2,906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In these essays, the well-known English novelist surveys Western letters and, through them, Western man from the 15th century to the present ... American writers have a very minor place in this centuries-long cavalcade." Pub W
The good companions by J. B Priestley( Book )

225 editions published between 1829 and 2007 in 10 languages and held by 2,635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hrdinou optimisticky laděného románu z anglického prostředí třicátých let je tovární dělník, který po ztrátě místa v době začínající hospodářské krize se na cestách po Anglii sblíží s potulnými herci a prožívá s nimi řadu
Angel Pavement by J. B Priestley( Book )

182 editions published between 1925 and 2012 in 11 languages and held by 2,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Angel Pavement' provides readers with a vivid picture of London life before the war and the Blitz changed everything dramatically. Set against the backdrop of the Great Depression, the story centres around the arrival of a mysterious Mr. Golspie at Twigg & Dersingham from the Baltic region
Charles Dickens : a pictorial biography by J. B Priestley( Book )

79 editions published between 1936 and 1995 in 8 languages and held by 2,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With 132 photographs and illustrations from his books in black-and-white, and an informative text, including a chronolgy of his life and works
The Edwardians by J. B Priestley( Book )

37 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Prince of Pleasure and his Regency, 1811-20 by J. B Priestley( Book )

19 editions published between 1969 and 2002 in English and held by 1,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lost Empires : being Richard Herncastle's account of his life on the variety stage from November 1913 to August 1914 together with a prologue and epilogue by J. B Priestley( Book )

71 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1913-1914 a young Yorkshire boy's uncle sweeps him away from a dreary office job into the nomadic, boozy, amorous life of Variety performers on tour
Victoria's heyday by J. B Priestley( Book )

23 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1850s were not only the central and most characteristic decade in the Victorian era but also the time when Victoria and Albert were happiest and most popular with their people. In this beautifully illustrated companion volume to The Prince of Pleasure and The Edwardians Mr. Priestley surveys the social, political, industrial, religious, literary and artistic life of this decade
English humour by J. B Priestley( Book )

44 editions published between 1929 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The English comic characters by J. B Priestley( Book )

57 editions published between 1925 and 1972 in English and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bright day by J. B Priestley( Book )

98 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English writer sees a couple he had known in his youth and muses over the happy past
An inspector calls; a play in three acts by J. B Priestley( Book )

277 editions published between 1020 and 2014 in 18 languages and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een geheimzinnige politie-inspecteur ondervraagt een gezin over de zelf- moord van een meisje. Vanaf de 4e klas voortgezet onderwijs
English journey; being a rambling but truthful account of what one man saw and heard and felt and thought during a journey through England during the autumn of the year 1933 by J. B Priestley( Book )

89 editions published between 1934 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

N 1933 J.B. Priestley made a journey through England. He travelled by train, bus and car, and on foot, talking to the people he met and taking in his surroundings. From the drowsy idyll of rural backwaters to the dark satanic landscapes of industrialized cities, he took a writer's eye and a warmly human sensibility, describing what he found with an insight that holds good today. The resulting book became one which defined an age, and influenced the political thought of the Forties and Fifties. But what probably ensured its enduring popularity above all else were Priestley's accounts of his encounters with a rich variety of English characters. This edition is published to coincide with the centenary of Priestley's birth
Man and time by J. B Priestley( Book )

39 editions published between 1964 and 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses man's changing concepts of time through history, from primitive societies through the great ancient civilizations and European history up to the present day
The English by J. B Priestley( Book )

17 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Love Peacock by J. B Priestley( Book )

33 editions published between 1927 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Delight by J. B Priestley( Book )

42 editions published between 1900 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays of five decades by J. B Priestley( Book )

25 editions published between 1949 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The image men by J. B Priestley( Book )

29 editions published between 1968 and 1996 in English and held by 993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dangerous corner, a play in three acts by J. B Priestley( Book )

111 editions published between 1932 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert and Freda Caplan are entertaining guests at their country retreat. A chance remark by one of the guests ignites a series of devastating revelations, revealing a hitherto undiscovered tangle of clandestine relationships and dark secrets, the disclosures of which have tragic consequences. The play ends with time slipping back to the beginning of the evening and the chance remark not being made, the secrets remaining hidden and the "dangerous corner" avoided. --Wikipedia.com
 
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An inspector calls; a play in three acts
Alternative Names
Boynton Priestley, John 1894-1984

Goldsmith, Peter

Goldsmith, Peter, 1894-

Goldsmith Peter 1894-1984

J.B. Priestley Brits auteur

J・B・プリーストリー

John Boynton Priestley

John Boynton Priestley angielski pisarz

John Boynton Priestley crivain britannique

John Boynton Priestley englischer Schriftsteller

John Boynton Priestley romanziere e drammaturgo inglese

Pirstli, D. B. 1894-1984

Priestley, J. B.

Priestley, J. B., 1894-

Priestley, J. B. 1894-1984

Priestley, J. B. (John Boynton)

Priestley, John B.

Priestley John B. 1894-1984

Priestley, John B. (John Boynton)

Priestley, John Boynton

Priestley, John Boynton, 1894-

Priestley, John Boynton 1894-1984

Priestley, John Boynton, b. 1894

Priestley John Boyton 1894-1984

Priestli, Džon B. 1894-1984

Priestly, J. B. 1894-1984

Priestly, John Boynton

Pristli, Dž. B.

Pristli, Džon Bojnton.

Pristli, Džon Bojnton, 1894-1984

Prīstlī, Ǧ. B. 1894-1984

Prīstlijs, Dž. B. (Džons Bointons), 1894-1984

Prīstlijs, Džons, 1894-1984

Джон Бойнтон Прістлі

Джон Пристли

Пристли, Д. Б 1894-1984

Пристли, Д. Б (Джон Бойнтон), 1894-1984

Пристли, Джон Бойнтон

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بريستلي، جوزف ب.، 1894-1985

ج. ب. بريستلى، 1894-1985 م

ج. ب. بريستلي، 1894-1985

جون بوينتون بريستلى

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プリーストリー, J. B

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Angel PavementThe EdwardiansThe Prince of Pleasure and his Regency, 1811-20Lost Empires : being Richard Herncastle's account of his life on the variety stage from November 1913 to August 1914 together with a prologue and epilogueBright dayAn inspector calls; a play in three actsEnglish journey; being a rambling but truthful account of what one man saw and heard and felt and thought during a journey through England during the autumn of the year 1933Thomas Love Peacock