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Donleavy, J. P. (James Patrick) 1926-

Overview
Works: 171 works in 1,063 publications in 11 languages and 18,509 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Humor  Drama  History  Interviews  Humorous fiction  Biography  Juvenile works  Educational films 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Illustrator
Classifications: PS3507.O686, 813.54
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The ginger man by J. P Donleavy( Book )

210 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 3,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1955 and originally banned in America, this reprint is part of a series of reissues of works by this incomparable author, whom Joseph Heller has called "one of the most accomplished and original writers of our time."
A singular man by J. P Donleavy( Book )

93 editions published between 1963 and 1989 in 4 languages and held by 1,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The beastly beatitudes of Balthazar B by J. P Donleavy( Book )

59 editions published between 1968 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En ung mand fra en rig, fransk familie sendes på skole i England og Irland
The destinies of Darcy Dancer, gentleman by J. P Donleavy( Book )

43 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

?Racy? Raunchy'- Cleveland Plain Dealer Semi-orphaned, semi-legitimate heir to crumbling Andromeda Park in the lush beauty of the Irish country-side, Darcy Dancer is raised by aging servants, tutored in basic skills by lovelorn Mr. Arlan, in hell-raising by incorrigible Foxy Slattery, and in love by his astutely aristocratic housekeeper, Miss von B. He grows up a complete gentleman only to be rudely cast out of his ancestral home, forced to seek his fortune among berserk fox hunters, destitute noblemen, lusty bohemian ladies, and shameless gamblers- to discover that his destiny, like hi
The onion eaters : a novel by J. P Donleavy( Book )

49 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antic account of a young American's life in the Irish castle he inherits, complete with mad servants and lusty guests
The lady who liked clean rest rooms : the chronicle of one of the strangest stories ever to be rumored about around New York by J. P Donleavy( Book )

31 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plight of women abandoned by their husbands in middle age and who become prey to crooks. The protagonist is Jocelyn Jones, an eccentric Southern lady who measures her decline by the number of establishments with clean toilets still open to her. By the author of The Ginger Man
Leila : further in the destinies of Darcy Dancer, gentleman by J. P Donleavy( Book )

30 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A liltingly moving piece of writing from a wonderfully fruity romancer' - Financial Times Where Darcy departing Dublin descends on his darkly decrepit desmesne, skint as a boiled bone. There to ponder his leaking, bat-ridden birthright, devilishly diverted by sexy Miss von B and readily rolled up by Ronald Rashers. And Sees Leila. Lovely, lissome Leila? who tells him no. A definite negative. So Darcy is back to Dublin and the noisome stews to dream of the one bright star in his
The plays of J.P. Donleavy by J. P Donleavy( Book )

26 editions published between 1961 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schultz by J. P Donleavy( Book )

32 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humoristisk roman om en amerikansk musical-producers erotiske oplevelser i Londons forlystelsesverden
The saddest summer of Samuel S by J. P Donleavy( Book )

42 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wily American driving his psychiatrist crazy in Vienna. Prey of a wealthy countess who wants him comfortable and secure and her very own. Master of his domain his sealed, darkened, disheveled apartment on a dank Vienna sidestreet. Abigail was not the girl for Sam. She was a brash, sexy American coed with only men on her mind. And se had Sam very much on her mind at the moment ... "Zany ... comic ... brilliant" The New York Times "Extremely funny yet bittersweet ... handled with such grace that even its outright sex is captivating" Chicago American. "Donleavy's best work sin
The unexpurgated code : a complete manual of survival and manners by J. P Donleavy( Book )

38 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the world a harsh and cruel place and an enemy out to get you if he can, courtesy will not make you rich overnight but by degrees it makes others feel good and this in turn will make you feel even etter ... With more and more folk from the wrong side of the tracks, it is important to make more room at the bottom. 'The Unexpurgated Code' takes plain folk through the useful rules of social climbing
Wrong information is being given out at Princeton : the chronicle of one of the strangest stories ever to be rumoured about around New York by J. P Donleavy( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy on Stephen O'Kelly 'O, an aspiring composer low on cash in 1940s New York. He meets an heiress who falls in love and they marry. The father disowns her, but all is not lost because the mother also falls in love with him and offers to be his patron
A singular country by J. P Donleavy( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A personal meditation on Ireland told in the vernacular of the Irishman
Are you listening, Rabbi Löw by J. P Donleavy( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the suddenly wealthy producer of the lowbrow London revue Kiss It, Don't Hold It, It's Too Hot, Schultz crashes through upper-crust British society with the finesse of a bull. He rambles on about his obsessions and occasionally prays to his ancestor, the late rabbi of the title, for guidance
De Alfonce tennis : the superlative game of eccentric champions : its history, accoutrements, rules, conduct, and regimen by J. P Donleavy( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

That Darcy, that dancer, that gentleman by J. P Donleavy( Book )

14 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een berooide aristocratische man die op zijn voorvaderlijke bouwvallige landgoed in Ierland verblijft droomt nog steeds van Leila
L'Homme de gingembre by J. P Donleavy( Book )

16 editions published between 1968 and 2001 in French and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Une magnifique paire de propres-à-rien, Sebasatien et son ami sont perpétuellement en ribote, dans la meilleure tradition picaresque
J.P. Donleavy's Ireland( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unforgettable lesson on the true nature of being Irish
Meet my maker the mad molecule by J. P Donleavy( Book )

41 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humoristische, satirische, gevoelige en fantastische korte verhalen over liefde en dood, doodsangst en levensangst
A fairy tale of New York by J. P Donleavy( Book )

24 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

?Outrageous? electrically alive? Donleavy's best book to date'? The Washington Post A Fairy Tale of New York is a funny, lusty, and sad novel of comic genius. Returning from study abroad, Cornelius Christian enters customs with his luggage and his dead wife. His first encounter in New York is with a funeral director, with whom he reluctantly takes employment to pay for the burial expenses. In the course of his duties he meets the beautiful Fanny Sourpuss over her millionaire husband's dead body. However, his over-enthusiastic handling of his first corpse lands him in court. Cornelius
 
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The lady who liked clean rest rooms : the chronicle of one of the strangest stories ever to be rumored about around New York
Alternative Names
Donleavy, J.P.

Donleavy, J. P. 1926-

Donleavy, James Patrick.

Donleavy, James Patrick 1926-

Donlivi, Dzh. P. 1926-

J. P. Donleavy irisch-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

J.P. Donleavy pisarz amerykański

J.P. Donleavy schrijver uit Ierland

James Patrick Donleavy

Данливи, Джеймс Патрик

Джеймс Патрік Данліві

Донливи Д. П. 1926-

돈레비, J. P. 1926-

돈레비, 제임스 패드릭 1926-

돈레비, 제임스 패트릭 1926-

돈리비, J. P. 1926-

돈리비, 제임스 패트릭 1926-

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A singular manThe beastly beatitudes of Balthazar BThe destinies of Darcy Dancer, gentlemanThe onion eaters : a novelThe lady who liked clean rest rooms : the chronicle of one of the strangest stories ever to be rumored about around New YorkLeila : further in the destinies of Darcy Dancer, gentlemanWrong information is being given out at Princeton : the chronicle of one of the strangest stories ever to be rumoured about around New YorkAre you listening, Rabbi LöwA fairy tale of New York