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

Overview
Works: 176 works in 1,258 publications in 11 languages and 21,627 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  History  Domestic fiction  Humor  Drama  Humorous fiction  Interviews  Picaresque literature  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Illustrator, Interviewee
Classifications: PS3507.O686, 813.54
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The ginger man by J. P Donleavy( Book )

217 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 3,090 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 )

103 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

84 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,263 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 )

39 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and held by 1,096 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
A fairy tale of New York by J. P Donleavy( Book )

57 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cornelius Christian returns to New York after studying abroad. He is accompanied by his dead wife who he has to get through customs and bury. He has no money and wanders the streets experiencing the funny, lusty and sad aspects of the big city
The onion eaters : a novel by J. P Donleavy( Book )

51 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 935 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 )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 796 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
The plays of J.P. Donleavy by J. P Donleavy( Book )

25 editions published between 1961 and 1978 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schultz by J. P Donleavy( Book )

34 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humoristisk roman om en amerikansk musical-producers erotiske oplevelser i Londons forlystelsesverden
Meet my maker the mad molecule by J. P Donleavy( Book )

60 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An irresistible collection of inter-related stories and sketches
The saddest summer of Samuel S by J. P Donleavy( Book )

52 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Saddest Summer of Samuel S. Donleavy's novel treats a man trapped in his isolation, prevented from positive relationships by excessive self-analysis
The unexpurgated code : a complete manual of survival and manners by J. P Donleavy( Book )

39 editions published between 1975 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leila : further in the destinies of Darcy Dancer, gentleman by J. P Donleavy( Book )

10 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 588 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 )

12 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 586 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 )

11 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 470 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 )

11 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and Italian and held by 385 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 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een berooide aristocratische man die op zijn voorvaderlijke bouwvallige landgoed in Ierland verblijft droomt nog steeds van Leila
Fairy tales of New York by J. P Donleavy( Book )

13 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leila : further in the life and destinies of Darcy Dancer, gentleman by J. P Donleavy( Book )

23 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His future is disastrous, his present indecent, his past divine. He is Darcy Dancer, youthful squire of Andromeda Park, the great gray stone mansion inhabited by Crooks, the cross eyed butler, and the sexy, aristocratic Miss Von B. This sequel to The Destinies of Darcy Dancer, Gentleman finds our hero falling in with decidedly low company'like the dissolute Dublin poet, Foxy Slattery, and Ronald Rashers, who absconds with the family silver'before falling head over heels in love with the lissome Leila
 
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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

James Patrick Donleavy scrittore irlandese

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-

ドンレヴィー, J. P.

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A singular manThe beastly beatitudes of Balthazar BThe destinies of Darcy Dancer, gentlemanA fairy tale of New YorkThe 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 YorkWrong 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 LöwLeila : further in the life and destinies of Darcy Dancer, gentleman