WorldCat Identities

Swift, Graham 1949-

Overview
Works: 139 works in 1,125 publications in 24 languages and 24,904 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  Drama  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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Last orders by Graham Swift( Book )

121 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 19 languages and held by 2,964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this novel from the author of Sweet Shop Owner, 3 close friends of the late Jack Dodds travel together to pay him their last respects and carry out his final wish: that his ashes be buried at sea. On the voyage, they tell their own life stories
Waterland by Graham Swift( Book )

161 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 15 languages and held by 2,639 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 )

47 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,061 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
The light of day by Graham Swift( Book )

75 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 16 languages and held by 1,988 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
Wish you were here by Graham Swift( Book )

42 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,935 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"--
Ever after by Graham Swift( Book )

51 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,230 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 )

73 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Via herinneringen aan hun vader resp. grootvader reconstrueren een vader en zijn neurotische dochter het leven in de twintigste eeuw
Learning to swim and other stories by Graham Swift( Book )

66 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 917 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
England and other stories by Graham Swift( Book )

17 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Dutch and held by 889 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
Shuttlecock by Graham Swift( Book )

69 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 866 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
The sweet-shop owner by Graham Swift( Book )

47 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and held by 858 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
Tomorrow by Graham Swift( Recording )

24 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 441 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
The light of day by Graham Swift( Recording )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 250 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 248 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
The sweet shop owner by Graham Swift( Recording )

14 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and held by 129 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 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 94 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
Food, the vital stuff( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Graham Swift britischer Schriftsteller

Graham Swift britisk skribent

Graham Swift Brits schrijver

Graham Swift brittisk frfattare

Graham Swift crivain britannique

Graham Swift pisarz brytyjski

Graham Swift scrittore britannico

Svift, Grejem 1949-

Svifts, Greiems 1949-

Swift, Graham

Swift, Graham Colin.

Грем Свіфт

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Свифт, Грэм 1949-

סוויפט, גראהם

סוויפט, גראהם 1949-

סוויפט, גרהם 1949-

סויפט, גרהם 1949-

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WaterlandTomorrowThe light of dayWish you were hereEver afterOut of this worldLearning to swim and other storiesShuttlecock