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Plass, Adrian

Overview
Works: 196 works in 390 publications in 7 languages and 3,113 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Audio adaptations  Humor  Christian fiction  Radio programs  Diary fiction  Anecdotes  Detective and mystery radio programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Creator, Author of introduction, Narrator
Classifications: PR6066.L28, 823.914
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Ghosts : the story of a reunion by Adrian Plass( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It has been just six months since David Herrick lost his beloved wife Jessica. The grief is still an open wound. So when he receives an invitation to a reunion of long-lost friends, David's first impulse is to refuse. After all, two decades have passed since he was in the same youth group with these people. But the invitation comes from Angela, one of his wife's oldest friends, and mysteriously, she claims she has something for him from his late wife."--Back cover
Silver birches : a novel by Adrian Plass( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Herrick, a widower, reluctantly agrees to attend a reunion with old classmates after an old friend tells him that his wife left something for him shortly before her death
The sacred diary of Adrian Plass (age 37 3/4) by Adrian Plass( Book )

32 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a journal of the wacky Christian life of Adrain Plass's fictional alter-ego, who chronicles, in his 'sacred' diary, the daily goings-on in the lives of ordinary-but-somewhat-eccentric people he knows and meets
Father Gilbert mysteries : Healing ; Secrets by Paul McMusker( Recording )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1: "When a blind woman is suddenly made to see in Healing, it raises more than a few eyebrows around the small English village of Storwich."--Container
The sacred diary of Adrian Plass : Christian speaker aged 45 3/4 by Adrian Plass( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and Dutch and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Christian Speaker (aged 45) continues the misadventures of Adrian's fictional alter-ego. As Plass gathers regularly with his support group, we meet old friends, including his longsuffering wife, Anne; son Gerald, now grown but no less irrepressible; loony and loveable Leonard Thynn; Edwin, the wise church elder; and Richard and Doreen Cook, who are just as religious as ever. We also meet some new characters, such as Stephanie Widgeon, who only seems to have one thing to say, ever...and who knows, we might even find out why Leonard Thynn borrowed Adrian's cat all those years ago."--Publisher's description
A smile on the face of God by Adrian Plass( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sacred diary of Adrian Plass : Adrian Plass and the church weekend by Adrian Plass( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abgedrehte Situationskomik, liebevoll gezeichnete Charaktere und die Botschaft von einem bedingungslos liebenden Gott. Biographische InformationenPlass, Adrian, Jahrgang 1948, ist einer der erfolgreichsten christlichen Autoren der Gegenwart. Sein typisch britischer Humor und die herausfordernde Ehrlichkeit seiner Texte haben ihm längst Kultstatus eingebracht. Weltweit kursieren rund zwei Millionen Exemplare seiner über dreißig Bücher, die er in den letzten 20 Jahren verfasst hat
Ghosts : the story of a reunion by Adrian Plass( )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It has been just six months since David Herrick lost his beloved wife, Jessica. The grief is still an open wound. So when he receives an invitation to a reunion of long-lost friends, David's first impulse is to refuse. After all, two decades have passed since he was in the same youth group with these people. But the invitation comes from Angela, one of his wife's oldest friends -- and mysteriously, she claims she has something for him from his late wife. Reluctant but curious, David arrives at Headly Manor, an ancient house with an unsettling reputation. But life's most haunting specters are not a matter of location. In this honest, deeply moving novel of the heart, David and his friends search their souls for the courage to exorcise the ghosts of their own pasts
An alien at St Wilfred's by Adrian Plass( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in Dutch and English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In een Engelse dorpskerk ontmoeten de predikant en vier gemeenteleden een buitenaards wezen; door het contact met deze "engel" maken ze een bekering door
Father Gilbert mysteries : investigations of another kind by Paul McCusker( Recording )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Louis Gilbert turned in his detective's badge to become an Anglican priest, he thought his days of solving difficult mysteries were over. Now, as the vicar of an ancient church in a small English village, Gilbert finds himself at the center of one strange mystery after another. And he brings to each one his unique combination of streetwise smarts and spiritual intuition"--Container
The unlocking by Adrian Plass( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beschouwingen vanuit een christelijke visie over de omgang met angstgevoelens
Father Gilbert mysteries by Paul McCusker( Recording )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Father Louis Gilbert, a former detective and now the Anglican vicar of an ancient church, becomes involved in a number of mysteries
Clearing away the rubbish : a collection of songs, poetry and drama by Adrian Plass( Book )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Father to the man : and other stories by Adrian Plass( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and Dutch and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verhalen over de rol die het christelijk geloof kan spelen in iemands leven
Stress family Robinson 2 : the birthday party by Adrian Plass( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Son of God is dancing ... : a message of hope by Adrian Plass( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blind spots in the Bible : puzzles and paradoxes that we tend to avoid by Adrian Plass( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Dutch and English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses blind spots the author has found in the Bible. Some from familiar passages, some from more obscure ones, but what they have in common is at least one intriguing or disturbing aspect which the author has decided to investigate
The visit and other short stories by Adrian Plass( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sacred diary of Adrian Plass (aged 37 3/4) by Adrian Plass( Recording )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Feel led to keep a diary. A sort of spiritual log for the benefits of others in the future. Can't think of anything to put in today. Still, tomorrow's Sunday. Must be something on Sunday, surely?' So opens the book that has become a firm favourite with readers of all ages. Here for the first time are Adrian's long-suffering wife and outrageous son, Gerald. Here are the stalwarts of his church: tippling Leonard Thynn, the Flushpools and peerless young feminist Andromeda Veal
The final boundary : short stories and parables by Adrian Plass( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in German and English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Gründer der Kirche kommt zu Besuch und wird - wie schon vor 2000 Jahren für die einen zum Stein des Anstoßes für die anderen und zum Retter und Befreier. Adrian Plass ist mit der Erzählung "Der Besuch" ein Meisterwerk gelungen, das viele Menschen berührt hat. Eindrucksvoll von Philipp Schepmann gesprochen, kommen hier feine Nuancen wie Freude, Erstaunen, Eifersucht, gekränkte Eitelkeit so zum Ausdruck, dass die Geschichte für Hörer ganz neu wird
 
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Ghosts : the story of a reunion
Alternative Names
Adrian Plass britischer Schriftsteller

Adrian Plass British writer

Adrian Plass Brits auteur

Adrian Plass escritor británico

Languages
English (92)

German (27)

Dutch (17)

Polish (3)

Finnish (1)

Danish (1)

Russian (1)

Covers
Silver birches : a novelThe sacred diary of Adrian Plass (age 37 3/4)Father Gilbert mysteries : Healing ; SecretsThe sacred diary of Adrian Plass : Christian speaker aged 45 3/4A smile on the face of GodGhosts : the story of a reunionAn alien at St Wilfred'sFather Gilbert mysteries : investigations of another kind