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Gerhardie, William Alexander 1895-1977

Overview
Works: 96 works in 538 publications in 8 languages and 6,463 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Domestic fiction  Sources 
Roles: Author, Artist
Classifications: PR6013.E75, 823.912
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Most widely held works about William Alexander Gerhardie
 
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Most widely held works by William Alexander Gerhardie
Futility : a novel on Russian themes by William Alexander Gerhardie( Book )
69 editions published between 1922 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hailed by his famous contemporaries including Edith Wharton, H.G. Wells, Katherine Mansfield, Graham Greene, and Evelyn Waugh, who called him a "genius," William Gerhardi is one of the twentieth century's forgotten masters, and his lovely comedy Futility one of the century's neglected masterpieces. It tells the story of someone very similar to Gerhardi himself: a young Englishman raised in Russia who returns to St. Petersburg and falls in love with the daughter of a hilariously dysfunctional family--all played out with the armies of the Russian Revolution marching back and forth outside the parlor window. Part British romantic comedy, part Russian social realism, and with a large cast of memorable characters, this astoundingly funny and poignant novel is the tale of people persisting in love and hope despite the odds. From the Trade Paperback edition
Anton Chehov : a critical study by William Alexander Gerhardie( Book )
43 editions published between 1923 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The polyglots by William Alexander Gerhardie( Book )
51 editions published between 1925 and 2014 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the tale of an eccentric Belgian family living in the Far East through the uncertain years afer World War I and the Russian Revolution. The tale is recounted by their dryly conceited young English relative who comes to stay with them during his military mission to the East
God's fifth column : a biography of the age, 1890-1940 by William Alexander Gerhardie( Book )
15 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Romanovs : evocation of the past as a mirror for the present by William Alexander Gerhardie( Book )
15 editions published between 1939 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Of mortal love by William Alexander Gerhardie( Book )
33 editions published between 1925 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pretty creatures by William Alexander Gerhardie( Book )
22 editions published between 1927 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pending heaven by William Alexander Gerhardie( Book )
24 editions published between 1930 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Resurrection by William Alexander Gerhardie( Book )
21 editions published between 1934 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Doom by William Alexander Gerhardie( Book )
11 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
My wife's the least of it : or, Baldridge derelictes by William Alexander Gerhardie( Book )
21 editions published between 1938 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The memoirs of Satan by William Alexander Gerhardie( Book )
11 editions published between 1932 and 1948 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Memoirs of a polyglot: the autobiography of William Gerhardie by William Alexander Gerhardie( Book )
25 editions published between 1931 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jazz and jasper, the story of Adams and Eva by William Alexander Gerhardie( Book )
7 editions published in 1928 in English and Undetermined and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Perfectly scandalous, or, "The immorality lady" : a comedy in three acts by William Alexander Gerhardie( Book )
4 editions published in 1927 in English and German and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Casanova fable; a satirical revaluation by William Alexander Gerhardie( Book )
9 editions published in 1934 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Perfectly scandalous : or, "The immorality lady" : a comedy in three acts by William Alexander Gerhardie( Book )
4 editions published in 1928 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Casanova fable by William Alexander Gerhardie( Book )
4 editions published between 1934 and 1947 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bad end by William Alexander Gerhardie( Book )
4 editions published in 1926 in English and Undetermined and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
My sinful Earth by William Alexander Gerhardie( Book )
4 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Gerhardi William
Gerhardi, William 1895-
Gerhardi, William 1895-1977
Gerhardi, William Alexander 1895-1977
Gerhardie, William.
Gerhardie, William 1895-
Gerhardie, William 1895-1977
Gerhardie, William A. 1895-1977
Gerhardie, William Alexander
Gerhardie, William Alexander 1895-1977
Languages
English (383)
German (3)
Swedish (2)
Italian (2)
Polish (2)
Spanish (2)
Czech (2)
Russian (1)
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