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Gerhardie, William Alexander 1895-1977

Overview
Works: 85 works in 584 publications in 10 languages and 6,500 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Domestic fiction  Picaresque fiction  Black humor  Sources 
Roles: Author, Artist
Classifications: PR6013.E75, B
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Most widely held works by William Alexander Gerhardie
Futility : a novel on Russian themes by William Alexander Gerhardie( Book )

80 editions published between 1922 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 757 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 )

47 editions published between 1923 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The polyglots by William Alexander Gerhardie( Book )

64 editions published between 1925 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Polyglots is the story of an eccentric Belgian family living in the Far East in the uncertain years after World War I and the Russian Revolution. The tale is recounted by their dryly conceited young English relative, Captain Georges Hamlet Alexander Diabologh, who comes to stay with them during a military mission. Teeming with bizarre characters--depressives, obsessives, paranoiacs, hypochondriacs, and sex maniac--Gerhardie paints a brilliantly absurd world where the comic and the tragic are profoundly and irrevocably entwined
God's fifth column : a biography of the age, 1890-1940 by William Alexander Gerhardie( Book )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Romanovs : the final chapter by Robert K Massie( Book )

22 editions published between 1939 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family-Russia History, forensic osteology. Pretenders to the throne
Of mortal love by William Alexander Gerhardie( Book )

38 editions published between 1925 and 1983 in 4 languages and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pretty creatures by William Alexander Gerhardie( Book )

25 editions published between 1927 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pending heaven by William Alexander Gerhardie( Book )

25 editions published between 1930 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resurrection by William Alexander Gerhardie( Book )

24 editions published between 1934 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doom by William Alexander Gerhardie( Book )

14 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The memoirs of Satan by William Alexander Gerhardie( Book )

12 editions published between 1932 and 1948 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perfectly scandalous, or, "The immorality lady" : a comedy in three acts by William Alexander Gerhardie( Book )

8 editions published between 1927 and 1928 in English and German and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs of a polyglot: the autobiography of William Gerhardie by William Alexander Gerhardie( Book )

28 editions published between 1931 and 2008 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My wife's the least of it : or, Baldridge derelictes by William Alexander Gerhardie( Book )

15 editions published between 1938 and 2008 in English and held by 105 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 held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet yourself as you really are, different from others because you combine uniquely features present in everyone. About three million detailed individual character studies through self-analysis by Leopold Loewenstein( Book )

16 editions published between 1933 and 1969 in 4 languages and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bad end by Fernando Royuela( Book )

4 editions published in 1926 in English and Undetermined and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heir to the Spanish picaresque, a buslesque account of Spains recent history and a merciless portrait of the human soul
Donna Quixote; or, Perfectly scandalous; a comedy in three acts by William Alexander Gerhardie( Book )

11 editions published between 1927 and 1977 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My sinful Earth by William Alexander Gerhardie( Book )

6 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The novels of William Gerhardie by Bo Gunnarsson( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.56 (from 0.23 for The Romano ... to 0.88 for Montagnana ...)

Futility : a novel on Russian themes
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

William Gerhardie Brits schrijver (1895-1977)

William Gerhardie scrittore e drammaturgo inglese

Джерхарди, Уильям Александр

Languages
English (433)

German (11)

Spanish (7)

French (5)

Italian (4)

Swedish (2)

Polish (2)

Russian (2)

Czech (2)

Dutch (1)

Covers
The polyglotsGod's fifth column : a biography of the age, 1890-1940Pretty creaturesDoomMemoirs of a polyglot: the autobiography of William GerhardieMy wife's the least of it : or, Baldridge derelictes