WorldCat Identities

Swift, Graham 1949-

Overview
Works: 146 works in 1,088 publications in 25 languages and 25,972 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Drama  Biography  Short stories, English  Film adaptations  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery fiction  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Interviewee
Classifications: PR6069.W47, 823.914
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Most widely held works about Graham Swift
 
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Last orders by Graham Swift( Book )

87 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 19 languages and held by 2,725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In England three working-class buddies, united by pub-drinking and World War II experiences, drive the ashes of the fourth to the sea. In the process emerge the lives of four families and the reason no wife came. By the author of Ever After
Waterland by Graham Swift( Book )

172 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 17 languages and held by 2,675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history teacher besieged by a personal crisis and the "phasing out" of his teaching job abandons his lessons to relate tales of Fenland and his family
Tomorrow by Graham Swift( Book )

50 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a midsummer's night, Paula lies awake, her husband of twenty-five years asleep beside her and her teenage children in nearby rooms, anticipating the coming of the next day, when a revelation will redefine all their lives
Wish you were here by Graham Swift( Book )

44 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A novel set in the Devon countryside in England, in which a man, the son of a dairy farmer, has to cope with the recent death of his brother, a soldier in Iraq; repair his relationship with his wife; and cope with the complicated legacy of his family's past"--
The light of day by Graham Swift( Book )

77 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 16 languages and held by 1,934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces a day in the life of divorced private investigator George Webb as he evaluates his past as a police officer, unpromising prospects, and all-consuming relationship with a former client
Ever after by Graham Swift( Book )

54 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 1,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a brush with death, Bill Unwin discovers notebooks from a Victorian ancestor that help him piece together his own life with their meditations on the human condition
Out of this world by Graham Swift( Book )

77 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 1,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1972, Robert Beech is killed by a car bomb. The event breaks the career of his son Harry and comes close to destroying his granddaughter, Sophie. Ten years later, the Falklands War has begun and both Harry and Sophie are haunted by a past that has scarred and divided them
England and other stories by Graham Swift( Book )

21 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stories that unite into a ... vision of a country that is both a crucible of history and a maze of contemporary confusions"-- Dust jacket flap
The sweet-shop owner by Graham Swift( Book )

48 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely shop owner has trouble adjusting to the death of his wife and his daughter's estrangement
Learning to swim and other stories by Graham Swift( Book )

46 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories offers an incisive book behind the facades of human relationships to expose the illusion, subterfuge, and enigma of everyday life
Shuttlecock by Graham Swift( Book )

46 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prentis, the narrator of this nightmarish novel, catalogs "dead crimes" for a branch of the London Police Department and suspects that he is going crazy. His files keep vanishing. His boss subjects him to cryptic taunts. His family despises him. And as Prentis desperately tries to hold on to the scraps of his sanity, he uncovers a conspiracy of blackmail and betrayal that extends from his department and into the buried past of his father, a war hero code-named "Shuttlecock"--And, lately, a resident of a hospital for the insane
Tomorrow by Graham Swift( Recording )

25 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a midsummer's night, a woman lies awake reflecting on her life, her husband of twenty-five years asleep beside her and her teenage children in nearby rooms, anticipating the coming of the next day, when a revelation will redefine all their lives
Wish you were here by Graham Swift( Recording )

19 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On an autumn day in 2006, Jack Luxton, former Devon farmer and now the proprietor of a seaside caravan park, receives the news that his soldier brother, Tom, not seen for years, has been killed in Iraq
Last orders by Graham Swift( Recording )

21 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In England three working-class buddies, united by pub-drinking and World War II experiences, drive the ashes of the fourth to the sea. In the process emerge the lives of four families and the reason no wife came. By the author of Ever After
The light of day by Graham Swift( Recording )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces a day in the life of divorced private investigator George Webb as he evaluates his past as a police officer, unpromising prospects, and all-consuming relationship with a former client
The sweet shop owner by Graham Swift( Recording )

14 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a busy day in a sweetshop, Mr Chapman must come to terms with his strange, beautiful wife, with his clever, angry daughter, and with a mysterious bargain struck 30 years ago
The Magic wheel : an anthology of fishing in literature( Book )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nouvelles anglaises contemporaines = Contemporary English stories by Martin Amis( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in French and English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trois nouvelles dans lesquelles les auteurs mettent à jour les travers de leurs contemporains
Waterland by Graham Swift( )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This brilliant and compelling novel is at once a lyrical description of the Fens, a fictional autobiography, and an impassioned defence of history. The narrator, an English schoolteacher, and his interior world of memories combine with the exterior world of the bleak Fenland landscape to produce a multiplicity of stories
Making an elephant : writing from within by Graham Swift( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his first nonfiction work, the Booker Prize-winning author presents a varied selection of essays, poetry, and interviews that chronicle his struggles to become a published author, his relations with other writers, and his insights on the writing profession
 
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Alternative Names
Graham Swift britischer Schriftsteller

Graham Swift britisk skribent

Graham Swift Brits schrijver

Graham Swift brittisk författare

Graham Swift écrivain britannique

Graham Swift pisarz brytyjski

Graham Swift scrittore britannico

Svift, Grejem 1949-

Svifts, Greiems 1949-

Swift, Graham

Swift, Graham Colin.

Грем Свіфт

Греъм Суифт

Грэм Свифт

Свифт, Грэм 1949-

סוויפט, גראהם

סוויפט, גראהם 1949-

סוויפט, גרהם 1949-

סויפט, גרהם 1949-

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グレアム・スウィフト

スウィフト, グレアム

格拉汉姆·史威夫特

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WaterlandTomorrowWish you were hereThe light of dayEver afterOut of this worldThe sweet-shop ownerLearning to swim and other stories