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Winston, Richard

Overview
Works: 244 works in 992 publications in 5 languages and 32,671 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  History  Drama  Juvenile works  Historical drama  Fairy tales  Folklore  Detective and mystery fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Translator, Author, Creator, Editor
Classifications: DD247.S63, B
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Most widely held works about Richard Winston
 
Most widely held works by Richard Winston
Inside the Third Reich : memoirs by Albert Speer( Book )

27 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in English and German and held by 3,953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Inside the Third Reich is a memoir written by Albert Speer, the Nazi Minister of Armaments from 1942 to 1945, serving as Adolf Hitler's main architect before this period. It is considered to be one of the most detailed descriptions of the inner workings and leadership of Nazi Germany but is controversial because of Speer's lack of discussion of Nazi atrocities and questions regarding his degree of awareness or involvement with them." --
Charlemagne by Richard Winston( Book )

68 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the age of Charlemagne and his influence on subsequent periods of European history. Profusely illustrated with photographs of art dating from the time of Charlemagne
The deputy by Rolf Hochhuth( Book )

6 editions published between 1964 and 1997 in English and German and held by 2,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Full English translation of the uncut, original text. Play raises the question of how Pope Pius 12th could fail to speak out against the mass murder of six million Jews during the World War
Notre-Dame de Paris by Richard Winston( Book )

7 editions published between 1971 and 1978 in English and held by 2,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated history of the Gothic cathedral which has figured in important events for eight hundred years
Thomas Becket by Richard Winston( Book )

22 editions published between 1966 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The conflict between Henry II and Becket derived from "the strong character of both the King and the Archbishop, the points of principle which divided them and led to Becket's murder in Canterbury Cathedral. Richard Winston covers both aspects in his search for the character of Becket, taking his readers throgh the maze of medieval history."
The glass bead game (Magister Ludi) by Hermann Hesse( Book )

23 editions published between 1969 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 23rd century, "The glass bead game" is the story of Joseph Knecht, who has been raised in Castalia, the remote place his society has provided for the intellectual elite to grow and flourish. Since childhood, Knecht has been consumed with mastering the Glass Bead Game, which requires a synthesis of aesthetics and scientific arts, such as mathematics, music, logic, and philosophy, which he achieves in adulthood, becoming a Magister Ludi (Master of the Game)
Thomas Mann : the making of an artist, 1875-1911 by Richard Winston( Book )

33 editions published between 1979 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 1,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Klingsor's last summer by Hermann Hesse( Book )

15 editions published between 1970 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first English-language edition of Klingsor's Last Summer, which was originally published in 1920, a year after Demian and two years before Siddhartha. The book has three parts: a story called A Child's Heart, followed by Klein and Wagner and Klingsor's Last Summer, Hesse's two longest and finest novellas. These novellas, along with Siddhartha (the three works were republished in 1931 under the title The Inward Way), are the first fruits of the period that began in the spring of 1919, when Hesse settled in the Ticino mountain village of Montagnola to start a new life without his wife and children. A Child's Heart, written in January 1919, in Basel, concerns the transmutation of a boy's innocence into knowledge of good and evil, and the painful guilt that accompanies this process. Both Klein and Wagner (written in May-June 1919, immediately after the arrival in Montagnola) and Klingsor's Last Summer (written shortly after) are set in a southern landscape that reflects Hesse's life that summer; both novellas have heroes who are more or less Hesse's age at the time; and in both the hero's death is preceded by a grand vision of unity in which the polarities of life are resoluved. Hesse exposes himself mercilessly in Klein and Wagner, a story of escape, wrenching loose, letting go. But the expressionist painter Klingsor is a more direct self-portrait of the Hesse of 1919
The teaching of reverence for life by Albert Schweitzer( Book )

12 editions published between 1965 and 1971 in English and German and held by 1,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Horizon book of daily life in the Middle Ages by Clara Winston( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses life in France in the Middle Ages
To the bitter end by Hans Bernd Gisevius( Book )

17 editions published between 1942 and 2009 in English and German and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When on July 20, 1944, a bomb - boldly placed inside Hitler's headquarters by Colonel Count Claus von Stauffenberg - exploded without killing the Fuhrer, the subsequent coup d'etat against the Third Reich, codenamed Valkyrie, collapsed. The conspirators were summarily shot or condemned in show trials and sadistically hanged. One of the few survivors of the conspiracy was Hans Bernd Gisevius, who had used his positions in the Gestapo and the Abwehr (military intelligence) to further the anti-Nazi plot. He knew well or had met the major figures involved in planning Valkyrie, including General August Beck, Admiral Wilhelm Canaris, Colonel Hans Oster, and von Stauffenberg. "The conspiracy was widespread, involving a wide circle of former politicians, diplomats, and government officials as well as senior military men. The anti-Hitler movement, largely motivated by moral outrage rather than by political expediency, had started as early as 1933 and involved several putsches and assassination attempts. This is an abridged edition of To the Bitter End by Hans Bernd Gisevius."--Jacket
Archaeology of the Cinema by C. W Ceram( Book )

4 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authentische Bildgeschichte über die abenteuerliche Frühzeit des Kinos
The Ark by Margot Benary-Isbert( Book )

8 editions published between 1953 and 1987 in English and German and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes life in post World War II Germany
The time of the dragons by Alice Maria Ekert-Rotholz( Book )

13 editions published between 1958 and 1967 in English and German and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Far East before and during World War II is the setting for this story of a Norwegian diplomat and his three daughters who are each by a mother of different nationality
The pledge by Friedrich Dürrenmatt( Book )

19 editions published between 1958 and 1964 in 3 languages and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A detective, unsatisfied with a suspect's confession to the murder of a little girl, tries to use another girl as bait to catch the killer
The world of the pharaohs by Hans Baumann( Book )

8 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in English and German and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a thirteen-year-old Egyptian boy's interest in his father's work as an archaeologist is the vehicle for this history of Egyptian civilization and survey of the remarkable antiquities found in the Nile Valley during the past century
Stalingrad by Theodor Plivier( Book )

9 editions published between 1942 and 1984 in English and German and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A la fin du mois de novembre 1942, l'armée russe contre-attaquait au nord et au sud de Stalingrad, enfermant dans un étau la Vle armée allemande, forte alors de 320 000 hommes. Le 2 février 1943, le maréchal von Paulus capitulait avec 90 000 rescapés réduits à l'état de cadavres vivants par le froid, la faim, les blessures et le typhus.Theodor Plievier a vécu l'épopée de Stalingrad. C'est en témoin qu'il décrit la bataille-charnière de la Deuxième Guerre mondiale où fut atteint le sommet de la souffrance et de l'horreur, il découvre de surcroît le drame du simple soldat, les tourments de l'officier, les hésitations déchirantes qui mèneront les généraux de Hitler à la reddition, au suicide ou à la révolte
Thumbeline by H. C Andersen( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of a tiny girl no bigger than a thumb and her many animal friends
Detectives in togas by Henry Winterfeld( Book )

6 editions published between 1969 and 2002 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an effort to save a boy wrongly accused, a group of young friends living in ancient Rome search for the culprit who scrawled graffiti on the temple wall
Blue mystery by Margot Benary-Isbert( Book )

5 editions published between 1957 and 1967 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is a keen sense of nature, of the wonders of growth and changing seasons. There is the mixture of love and awe that is felt by those who work closely with the earth and growing things
 
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Alternative Names
Winstan, Ricardo 1917-1979

Languages
English (242)

German (51)

Swedish (3)

French (2)

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