WorldCat Identities

Swift, Graham 1949-

Overview
Works: 232 works in 1,056 publications in 8 languages and 23,836 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Love stories  Short stories 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Editor, Interviewee
Classifications: PR6069.W47, 823.914
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Last orders by Graham Swift ( Book )
69 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,827 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 )
111 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,537 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
Wish you were here by Graham Swift ( Book )
32 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,938 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 )
44 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,895 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
Tomorrow by Graham Swift ( Book )
39 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,884 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
Ever after by Graham Swift ( Book )
31 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 1,208 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 )
48 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Out of This World interweaves the history of a blighted family with the tragic and ludicrous history of the twentieth century. Its alternating narrators are a father and daughter--each obsessed with the other and irrevocably estranged--surveying their losses and grievances on opposite sides of the Atlantic. "A moving, ingenious and often very funny tale that takes us deep into his characters' wounded, resilient hearts with breathtaking virtuosity ... rich, complicated, joyful, arresting."--USA Today
Learning to swim and other stories by Graham Swift ( Book )
56 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 911 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
The sweet-shop owner by Graham Swift ( Book )
45 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Willy Chapman og hans syge kone lever et stille, glædesløst liv. Dette liv trues af deres datter
Shuttlecock by Graham Swift ( Book )
51 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zijn frustratie over de heldenrol die zijn vader in de oorlog speelde en over de druk van zijn autoritaire chef uit een man aanvankelijk in hevige woede-uitbarstingen tegen vrouw en kinderen
Tomorrow by Graham Swift ( Recording )
22 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 473 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 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On an autumn day in 2006, on the Isle of Wight, 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. For Jack and his wife, Ellie, this will have a potentially catastrophic impact. For Jack in particular it means a crucial journey--to receive his brother's remains, but it is also a journey into his own most secret, troubling memories and into the land of his and Ellie's past
The light of day by Graham Swift ( Recording )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
London private investigator George Webb goes about his day, thinking about his relationship with Sarah Nash, now in jail for the murder of her husband, his own role in that death, his fall from grace as a police officer, and other events that have brought him to this stage of life
Last orders by Graham Swift ( Recording )
20 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 260 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
Waterland by Graham Swift ( )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 156 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, and English schoolteacher, and his interior world of memories combine with the exterior world of the bleak Fenland landscape to produce a multiplicity of stories
Morgen by Graham Swift ( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in Dutch and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In een doorwaakte nacht vertelt een vrouw in gedachten aan haar kinderen het verhaal van haar huwelijk
Was je maar hier by Graham Swift ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in Dutch and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Als een Engelse campingeigenaar bericht krijgt dat zijn broer als militair in Irak is gesneuveld, denkt hij terug aan zijn jeugd die zij samen op de familieboerderij hebben doorgebracht
The sweet shop owner by Graham Swift ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and held by 119 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
Het volle daglicht by Graham Swift ( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Dutch and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een privé-detective brengt zijn tweewekelijkse bezoek aan zijn grote liefde, die gevangen zit wegens moord op haar man die verliefd werd op een ander
 
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Alternative Names
Svift, Grejem 1949-
Svifts, Greiems 1949-
Swift, Graham
Swift, Graham Colin.
Свифт, Грэм 1949-
סוויפט, גראהם 1949-
סוויפט, גרהם 1949-
סויפט, גרהם 1949-
スウィフト, グレアム
Languages
English (674)
Dutch (14)
German (8)
French (5)
Italian (3)
Danish (1)
Esperanto (1)
Russian (1)
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